Netball WBOP Zone selectors - Kiwi Molly McLeod, Shan Jensen Loach, Katie Horne, Kim Hunt, Wendy Portegys, Angela Russek, Kim Carr, Sharleen Hicks, Taneta Riki, Michelle Tupper, Kristy Hepi, Dale Atkinson, Julie Fitzgerald and Margaret Forsyth have contributed to selecting 95 netballers to take part in the proposed Zone Performance Programme for 2016.
Selectors have tracked netballers since July competing and performing in the following tournaments:
National U23, U19 tournaments – 6th till 9th July
National U17 tournament – 13th till 16th July
Zone Secondary School tournament held in Rotorua on August 2nd
UNISS in Hamilton 31st August till 4 September
Lion Foundation Champs 28th September till 2 October.
Level 3 squad members will continue with off and pre-season strength and conditioning in preparation for the new 2016 National League trials and competition.
Level 2 and 1 netballers will take part in a morning’s workshop on 14th and 15th November where they will have an opportunity to meet each other, learn more about how to be a better athlete and have a closer look at their proposed Performance Level Programme for 2016.
Congratulations to the following netballers who have been identified:
Natalie Clarke Harbourside Jackie Davison Harbourside Hunta Davies Harbourside Rangi Ehu Hamilton City Aaron Falwasser Harbourside Jenny Hansen Hamilton City Phyllis Savage Whakatane Kuini Thompson Hamilton City Katie Wilson Eastern Waikato
Zone Theory August
Tamati Amuketi Eastern Waikato Kristina Campbell Hamilton City John Charlton Cambridge Nia Dixon Cambridge Rachael Duncan Hauraki Plains Renae Ellison Hamilton City Te Kaweora Enoka-Barton Hamilton City Amelia Fransen Hamilton City Kerri Friis Hauraki Plains Angel Haeta-Burrows Harbourside Julie-Ann Hallett Te Aroha Congratulation 49/50 Tangiaroha Hata Whakatane Ella Higgins Cambridge Brittany King Cambridge Lorraine Manaia Hamilton City April Nordstrom Hamilton City Davina Peke Hauraki Plains Corey Stevens Rotorua Tiana Thompson Hamilton City Aiden Vanner Te Awamutu Fiona Vickers Harbourside
NZ Theory June
Nicky Compton Habourside Lynn Clay Harbourside Kristy McGiven Te Aroha Pania Tomoana Gisborne Trish Wilson Taumarunui
Zone Theory May
Cheynne Clarkin Hauraki Plains Cristiona Duff Taupo Leanne Emery Harbourside Paula Hill Eastern Waikato Brooke Jamieson Hauraki Plains Megan Jamieson Hamilton City Lisa Morresey Harbourside Ani Ngaia Eastern Waikato Connor Pascoe Waihi Katie Wilson Eastern Waikato
Stacey Hovens Hamilton City Ruth Robinson Hamilton City Pania Temoana Gisborne
Zone Award Assessments
Natalie Clarke Harbourside Jackie Davison Harbourside Bridgette Hamilton Harbourside Jenny Hansen Hamilton City Judy Johansson Cambridge Endorsed Phil Paenga Taupo Endorsed Connor Pascoe Waihi Kirsty Rangitaawa Te Awamutu Jo Ruki-Willison Otorohanga Melanie Twyford Cambridge Katie Wilson Eastern Waikato Fiona Wolff Cambridge Endorsed Tamati Amuketi Eastern Waikato Cheyenne Clarkin Hauraki Plains Tanya Faulkner Whakatane Tangiaroha Hata Whakatane Christine Healey Harbourside Justine James Waihi Cathy Johnson Paeroa Nicole Kelly Hamilton City Claire Maxwell Cambridge Tiana Thompson Hamilton City
From an individual talent perspective, at the times the selection panel looked on, as they got around the many games, here are those that caught the eye:
Open A Grade Tournament Selection: Julia Kayes, GD/GK/WD Mount Maunganui College Ashley Maylor, G...S/GA/WA Mount Maunganui College Jodi Stevens, GS/GA Western Heights High School Georgia Grace, C/WA/GA Western Heights High School Ali Wilshier, C/WD Waikato Diocesan School Olivia Morgan, GK/GD Waikato Diocesan School Ora Williams, C/WA Taupo-nui-a-Tia College Tayla Earle, GD/GK Rotorua Girl's High School Lyanne Eukaliti, GK/GD Hillcrest High School, Hamilton Fiesola Puamau, GS/GA Hillcrest High School, Hamilton
Year 10 Grade Tournament Selection: Olivia Bryce, GS/GA/GK St Peter's School, Cambridge Georgie Edgecombe, C/WD/GD St Peter's School, Cambridge Charlisse Leger-Walker, GS/GA/GD St Peter's School, Cambridge Kahlia Kiel, GD Rotorua Girls' High School Siobahn Taute-Collier, GA Rotorua Girls' High School Deanna Heke, C/WD/WA Te Awamutu College Minardi Daniel, WD/GD Tauranga Girls' College Leila Green, C/WD Hamilton Girls' High School Caitlin Hoskin, C/WA/WD Otumoetai College, Tauranga Anna-Gloria Biladi, GK/GD Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton