Netball New Zealand is pleased to announce the 12-player National Development Squad team that will play the Cook Islands national team in a two-match series starting next week in Rarotonga.
The team, under the direction of National Development Squad coach Kiri Wills, features a mix of NZ Age Group, Secondary Schools and ANZ Championship players including Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic’s Jamie-Lee Price and SKYCITY Mystics 2016 signings of Holly Fowler, Michaela Sokolich-Beatson and Fa’amu Ioane.
They will play two matches against the Cook Islands national team, the Black Pearls, on Tuesday 15 December and Wednesday 16 December at TSA Stadium.
The National Development Squad team will depart New Zealand for Rarotonga on Monday 14 December.
National Development Squad team to tour Cook Islands:
Sophie Erwood, Dunedin LFC, U19Netball South
Monica Falkner, WaiBOP U23, Netball WBOP
Jennifer O’Connell, Dunedin LFC, U19Netball South
Jamie Hume, 2016 Steel, Netball South
Fa’amu Ioane, 2016 Northern Mystics, Netball Northern
Grace Kukutai, Auckland LFC, Netball Northern
Jamie-Lee Price, 2016 WBOP MagicNetball, WBOP
Mila Reuelu- Buchanan, New Zealand Secondary Schools 2015, Netball Central
Charlotte Elley, 2016 Tactix, Netball Mainland
Kate Burley, Waitakere LFC, Netball Northern
Holly Fowler, 2016 Northern Mystics, Netball Northern
Michaela Sokolich-Beatson, 2016 Northern Mystics, Netball Northern
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