New Silver Fern Squad Announced

Silver Fern Squad on the netball court. Photo: Google Images

The Silver Fern 2017/18 Netball squad and development squad have been announced, as well as the team to compete in the Netball Quad Series and Taini Jamison Trophy.

The squad has a combined total of 420 Test Caps and the development squad features three players from the victorious NZU21 team.

The Silver Ferns will open their international season in Brisbane on Saturday 26th August against South Africa’s SPAR Proteas in the Netball Quad Series.

The teams are as follows:

2017/18 Silver Ferns Squad

Name – 2017 Team
Gina Crampton – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Kayla Cullen – Northern Stars
Temalisi Fakahokotau – Silvermoon Tactix
Monica Falkner – WBOP Magic
Shannon Francois – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Katrina Grant – Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse
Kelly Jury – WBOP Magic
Phoenix Karaka – Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse
Bailey Mes – SKYCITY Mystics
Grace  Rasmussen – WBOP Magic
Te Paea Selby-Rickit – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Samantha Sinclair – WBOP Magic
Whitney Souness – Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse
Maria Tutaia – SKYCITY Mystics
Jane Watson – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Maia Wilson – Northern Stars

Silver Ferns team – Netball Quad Series
Gina Crampton
Shannon Francois
Katrina Grant
Kelly Jury
Phoenix Karaka
Bailey Mes
Te Paea Selby-Rickit
Samantha Sinclair
Whitney Souness (on debut)
Maria Tutaia
Jane Watson
Maia Wilson

Silver Ferns team – Taini Jamison Trophy
Kayla Cullen
Gina Crampton
Temalisi Fakahokotau
Monica Falkner (on debut)
Shannon Francois
Katrina Grant
Kelly Jury
Bailey Mes
Grace  Rasmussen
Te Paea Selby-Rickit
Maria Tutaia
Jane Watson

2017/18 Silver Ferns Development Squad

Name – 2017 Team/Zone
Ellie Bird – Silvermoon Tactix
Ameliaranne Ekenasio – Netball Central
Abby Erwood – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Jamie Hume – Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel
Claire Kersten – Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse
Tiana Metuarau – Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse
Erikana Pedersen – Silvermoon Tactix
Storm Purvis – SKYCITY Mystics
Michaela Sokolich-Beatson – SKYCITY Mystics
Zoe Walker – Silvermoon Tactix

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