Final Placing: 1st
The NSW 21/U team a won a fifth consecutive national title, having defeated South Australia in the 21/U National Netball Championships to be crowned the 2012 National Champions.
The final score: NSW 49 defeated SA 38.
Pool A: NSW, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
Pool B: ACT, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria
10.00am Thursday 12 July NSW 38 def by WA 44
6.00pm Thursday 12 July NSW 67 def QLD 35
9.30am Friday 13 July NSW 63 def NT 29
Cross-over matches between pools*:
8.00pm Friday 13 July NSW 72 def ACT 38
2.30pm Saturday 14 July NSW 45 def VIC 37
12.30pm Sunday 15 July SA 38 def by NSW 49
*Times are local Perth time, WST
After leading the team to victory in 2010 and 2011, Maria Lynch is back at the helm of the NSW 21/U Team and will be assisted by Briony Akle.
Returning from the 2011 team are shooters Nicola Gray, Amy Sommerville and Mel Tallent, midcourter Paige Hadley and defenders Gabi Simpson and Samantha Poolman.
Lining up alongside their 2012 NSW 19/U teammate Sommerville are Kristina Brice, Sophie Halpin, Kimberley Ravaillion, and Courtney Torpy.
They are joined by Hannah Lee and Brooke Miller who helped the NSW 19/U team to the national crown in 2011 alongside Hadley, Halpin, Ravaillion, Simpson, Sommerville and Torpy.
2012 NSW 21/U Team
Nicola GRAY (C)
Paige HADLEY (VC)
Head Coach: Maria Lynch
Assistant Coach: Briony Akle
Manager: Jaqua Heddle
Physiotherapist: Emily Boulton-Smith
Massage Therapist: Jacinta Brown