Netball South names squad ahead of Beko Netball League
Netball South head coach Georgie Salter has finalised her team of 12 players to defend the Beko Netball League title.
The team, as well as an additional four squad members, was selected following trials in Dunedin on Saturday.
Netball South squad for 2017 Beko Netball League:
Olivia Bates – Dunedin
Ella Brown – Eastern
Tarryn Dickson – Dunedin
Aliyah Dunn* – Invercargill
Sophie Erwood – Dunedin
Ngawai Eyles – Invercargill
Taneisha Fifita – North Otago
Zoey Flockton – Dunedin
Dani Gray – Dunedin
Georgia Heffernan* – Dunedin
Kate Heffernan* – Dunedin
Ashleigh Smith – Eastern
The wider squad members are Sarah Boomer, Laura Moffatt, Lucy Heenan and Kiana Pelasio (all Dunedin).
The South team will also be able to enlist the services of Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel young guns Abbey Erwood, Jamie Hume and Jennifer O’Connell as per ANZ Premiership and Beko Netball League eligibility rules.
The Beko Netball League commences on March 25 culminating in a grand final on June 18.
NOTE: * Secondary school students Aliyah Dunn, Taneisha Fifita and Georgia and Kate Heffernan are all subject to approval from Netball New Zealand.