The lure of wearing the coveted black dress in the inaugural Netball Quad Series and New World Netball Series for the Taini Jamison Trophy will go on the line when 28 Silver Fern hopefuls go head-to-head at the upcoming trials.
The trials will take place in Auckland from Monday 15 – Tuesday 16 August with the Silver Ferns and NZA teams to be announced on August 17.
12 players will be selected for the Silver Ferns to face the England Roses, South Africa’s SPAR Proteas and the Australian Diamonds in the Netball Quad Series in August.
New Zealand will host the Series opener - a blockbuster double header featuring the Australian Diamonds v SPAR Proteas and Silver Ferns v England Roses at Vector Arena (August 27), before Claudelands Arena hosts the Silver Ferns and SPAR Proteas (August 31), with the Silver Ferns rounding out the Series in Melbourne against the Australian Diamonds (September 4).
A team will also be named for the New World Netball Series for the Taini Jamison Trophy, where the Silver Ferns will face the Jamaican Sunshine Girls in September.
The three-Test Series will see the Silver Ferns play at the Trafalgar Centre, Nelson (September 11), Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North (September 14) and Energy Events Centre, Rotorua (September 17).
Silver Ferns and NZA triallists:
NAME - 2016 TEAM
Karin Burger, Central Beko Netball League
Gina Crampton, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Kayla Cullen, SKYCITY Mystics
Leana de Bruin, Cold Power Magic
Ameliaranne Ekenasio (nee Wells), Central Pulse
Monica Falkner, WBOP Beko Netball League
Shannon Francois, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Katrina Grant, Central Pulse
Ellen Halpenny , Cold Power Magic
Anna Harrison, SKYCITY Mystics
Jamie Hume, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Fa’amu Ioane, SKYCITY Mystics
Kelly Jury, Cold Power Magic
Phoenix Karaka, Central Pulse
Laura Langman, NSW Swifts
Bailey Mes, Mainland Tactix
Jess Moulds, Mainland Tactix
Erikana Pedersen, Mainland Tactix
Jamie-Lee Price, Cold Power Magic
Storm Purvis, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Grace Rasmussen, Cold Power Magic
Te Paea Selby-Rickit, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Samantha Sinclair, Cold Power Magic
Cathrine Tuivaiti, SKYCITY Mystics
Maria Tutaia, SKYCITY Mystics
Zoe Walker, Mainland Tactix
Jane Watson, Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Maia Wilson, Central Pulse
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