NQ name elite development squad


Netball Queensland has named its elite development squad for 2016/17.

The announcement provides Queensland with a glimpse at its next crop of Firebirds, with players named to be supported with individual mentoring by Elite Development Program head coach Kylee Byrne.

The squad was selected following the Samsung State Netball League, the Netball National Championships and detailed analysis of the Netball Queensland depth charts by the Talent Management Panel consisting of Byrne, Firebirds coaching staff Rose Jencke and Jenny Brazel, and Netball Queensland General Manager of High Performance Richard McInnes.

Name Location
Alexia Baker Banyo
Tara Hinchcliffe Bridgeman Downs
Abi Latu-Meafou Inala
Rylie Holland Alexandra Hills
Maddie Hinchcliffe Bridgeman Downs
Kim Jenner Townsville
Cara Koenen Townsville
Ashlee Unie Buderim
Madeline McAuliffe Wishart
Tippa Dwan St Lucia
Macy Gardner Greenslopes
Bridey Condren Mackay
Brianna Greggory Daisy Hill
Sarapheinnia Woulf Richlands
Jada Gafa Palm Beach
Emma Tickner Tewantin
Ashlen Garrett Carseldine
Binnian Hunt Deception Bay
Shenae Grant Blackwater