Netball greats deliver as Queensland name Phase 2 squads

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The 2015 Netball Queensland phase two squads have been announced following an intensive weekend of trials and a Regional Academy camp conducted by netball legend Jill McIntosh and Mission Queensland Firebirds head coach Roselee Jencke.

 

The initial selection weekend for the 2015 Queensland Underage (State) Program was the start of the journey towards Queensland success at the 2015 National 17U, 19U and 21U Netball Championships.

 

It also represented the completion of the journey for athletes within the 2014 Netball Queensland Regional Academy Program.

 

58 girls from across the state, were talent identified to attend an Academy camp on the Friday and were treated to some high level coaching by two of the very best in the sport in McIntosh and Jencke.

 

Jill McIntosh, a former Australian player and Diamonds coach said the level of talent on display was impressive.

 

“Attitude is so important in sport, and in particular teamwork, and the attitude of the 58 participants gathered for the Regional Academy camp here is great!” said McIntosh.

 

“The girls are representatives selected from across Queensland, they are eager to learn and willing to gain in their skills which will then provide diversity in their position.”

 

Those athletes then joined another 105 of Queensland’s emerging talent as they vied for selection in the Netball Queensland phase 2 program as part of selections for the 2015 Queensland 17U, 19U and 21U teams.

 

High Performance Manager Adam Abbott said it was terrific to see so many talented athletes in attendance from across the State.

 

“Seeing the passion these players have for representing Queensland and putting their all into the weekend to try and progress to the next stage of selections is fantastic” he said.

 

“The level of talent on display this weekend shows how strong the talent pool is in Queensland.”

 

“Whilst some of the athletes here will be unlucky to miss out on further selection we are hopeful that the exposure and education they have had over this weekend will encourage them to come back bigger and stronger next year ” Abbott said.

 

Following the initial selection weekend Netball Queensland have named a total of 90 athletes across the three age groups to continue in the selection process.

 

They will participate in the Phase 2 Program which will include developmental training sessions in the lead up to the final selection weekend on 13-14 December, at which time the 90 will be cut to 36 and the final 12 to represent Queensland in each age group will be named.


2015 QUEENSLAND UNDERAGE (STATE) TEAMS PHASE 2 SQUADS

17/U

ASTON, Ebony

BAKER, Alexia

BAKEWELL-DORAN, Ruby

ASSIDY, Eden

CONDREN, Bridey

COOPER, Chloe

DONNELLY, Jessica

DUKE, Charlie

FITZPATRICK, Claudia

FROST, Clare

GAFA, Jada

GALE, Rosie

GOSS, Darcy

GRANT, Maddison

GRANT, Shenae

GRAY, Lillian

HINCHLIFFE, Maddison

HINCHLIFFE, Tara

HOLLAND, Rylie

HUNGERFORD, Erica

HUNT, Binnian

IVASTCHENKO, Chloe

JENNER, Kimberley

LISTER, Kate

LYNCH, Jamie

MAUGA, Esther

O’ROURKE, Jessie

PEACOCK, Emma

PEUSSCHERS, Carien

ROBINSON, Julia

SAMMONS, Emalee

SORBY, Annabella

STOWER, Mia

TAYLOR, Danielle

VASILAKIS, Savannah

WALLACE, Tia

 

19/U

ARROW, Kari

BRIGGS, Georgie

BULLEY, Georgia

COOK, Emma

FITZPATRICK, Naomi

GAFA, Bryah

GARRETT, Ashlen

HENDERSON, Mia

HOWARD, Kobe

HUNGERFORD, Josephine

JASPRIZZA, Charlotte

KOENEN, Cara

LATU-MEAFOU, Abigail

LAYCOCK, Matika

LITHERLAND, Chloe

McLEOD, Ally

MISA, Lenora

MORSSINKHOF, Amy

MOULD, Brittany

PEARCE, Kelsy

PEARCE, Riley

PENGILLEY, Allana

SALPIETRO, Ellen

STAIB, Anna

SZEPANOWSKI, Danica

UNIE, Ashlee

WALL, Grace

WALSH, Hayley

WEBB, Jamie-Lee

 

21/U

BENSTEAD, Shaneen

COURTNEY, Capper

CASSIDY, Mahalia

CATTELINI, Bianca

COLES, Peta

DUDLEY, Kate

ELMER, Katie

FRIDAY, Beryl

HARRIS, Grace

HAUKINIMA, Hulita

HONG, Rebecca

HORSBURGH, Eleanor

JONES, Claudia

McAULIFFE, Madeline

MIDDLETON, Leah

O’DONNELL, Olivia

OXENFORD, Kristen

PAYNE, Briony

POLLOCK, Brooke

POWER, Jemmason

PRICE, Jessica Lauren

SCOTT, Dominique

SMITH, Skye

TUALA, Aldora

WOODHOUSE, Kate