Selectors have today announced the 12 athletes in the Australian 21/U team that will participate shortly in a New Zealand tour. The team was selected after an extensive three day training camp in Canberra.
The team will play against the Diamonds on Tuesday 30 September and take on the Silver Ferns on Wednesday 1 October, with the possibility of a third match being scheduled.
Netball Victoria CEO Michelle Plane said: “We are delighted to see that four Melbourne Vixen players have been named in the Australian 21/U team – Kate Moloney, Chloe Watson, Liz Watson and Joanna Weston
This is a fantastic result and a reflection on the strong investment in pathway systems that Netball Victoria has undertaken, in this instance resulting in world class athletes representing their country.”
We wish the Australian 21/U team all the very best in what should be a thrilling contest.
The Australian 21/U touring party is:
Courtney Bruce (WA/West Coast Fever)
Mahalia Cassidy (QLD)
Beryl Friday (QLD/Queensland Firebirds)
Sarah Klau (SA)
Cody Lange (SA/Adelaide Thunderbirds)*
Kate Moloney (VIC/Melbourne Vixens)
Madeleine Proud (SA/Adelaide Thunderbirds)*
Kaylia Stanton (WA/West Coast Fever)
Gretel Tippett (QLD/Queensland Firebirds)
Chloe Watson (VIC/Melbourne Vixens)
Liz Watson (VIC/Melbourne Vixens)
Joanna Weston (VIC/Melbourne Vixens)
(* – subject to fitness)