30 Jul 2012

Taumaunu names 25 Silver Fern trialists

1:20 pm on 30 July 2012

The Silver Ferns netball coach Wai Taumaunu has named a 25 strong trial squad, ahead of next month's three Constellation Cup tests against Australia.

The trials will be held in Auckland in a couple of weeks, with a 12 strong Silver Ferns squad named on August 20th.

Taumaunu says the trials are the final opportunity for players to impress the selectors, with this being the first year of building towards the World Championships in 2015.

The Silver Ferns first match against Australia is in Melbourne on September 16th.

The trialists are:

Current Silver Ferns Squad Members:

Cathrine Latu, Leana de Bruin, Maria Tutaia, Irene van Dyk ,Laura Langman, Kayla Cullen, Anna Harrison, Casey Williams, Katrina Grant, Camilla Lees, Paula Griffin, Grace Rasmussen, Anna Thompson

Current National Accelerant Squad Members:

Ellen Halpenny, Julianna Naoupu, Jess Tuki, Shannon Francois, Daya Wiffen, Jessica Moulds

Invited Players:

Elias Shadrock, Keisha Grant, Bailey Mes, Jodi Brown, Gina Crampton, Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickitt