Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Haier Pulse Secures Silver Fern Jodi Brown

Haier Pulse Secures Silver Fern Jodi Brown

Media Release

22 August 2014

The Haier Pulse has added Silver Fern Jodi Brown to the roster for the 2015 ANZ Championship, following her return from an extended break after picking up a silver medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

The 33-year old former national basketball champion was born and raised in the heart of Pulse country in Wanganui, but this will be her first season in a yellow dress, having previously played for the Canterbury Tactix (2008-09), Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic (2010) and Southern Steel (2012-2014).

With 42 New Zealand caps to her name, she will bring a wealth of experience to the Haier Pulse, renewing her partnership with legendary shooter Irene van Dyk, whom she has previously played alongside in trans-Tasman and international competition.

“I’m really excited about being back in the region where my netball career started, and it’s nice to come full circle and complete my playing career where it began,” said Jodi.

“I’m also looking forward to hooking up with Irene again and being coached by Robyn Broughton on a full-time basis.”

Haier Pulse CEO Carolyn Young sees Brown’s signing as crucial to the team’s ambition of securing an elusive play-off spot in 2015. “Jodi has proved time and time again that she is one of the toughest competitors in the game and we are delighted that she is joining us,” she explained.

“She was handed a huge amount of responsibility in Glasgow, as the Silver Ferns dealt with a number of unfortunate injuries and acquitted herself extremely well during the games. This is a very exciting signing for us and we are looking forward to welcoming one of the game’s most professional players into a squad which has a number of youngsters who will benefit from her extensive experience."

Young also confirmed that fellow Silver Fern Joline Henry will return for her fourth season with the Haier Pulse, alongside newcomer Hannah Poff - the 23-year old midcourter who left the Tactix in 2011 to concentrate on playing rugby.

“Our roster is now complete and we are confident that we have recruited a group of players who will be extremely competitive in 2015,” added Young.

Brown and Henry join team-mates Katrina Grant, Liana Leota and new signing Ameliaranne Wells at the Silver Ferns trials taking place next month.

Be the first to receive 2015 Haier Pulse membership information by ‘liking’ www.facebook.com/Haier.Pulse.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Free Diving: William Trubridge Breaks World Record

With just a single breath, New Zealand free diver William Trubridge has successfully broken his own unassisted free dive world record of 101 metres. More>>

ALSO:

RLWC 2017 Draw: New Zealand Set For A Festival Of Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League fans will have the chance to see the Kiwis in action against the best in the Pacific region for the Rugby League World Cup 2017, as announced today at the Official Tournament Draw. More>>

ALSO:

Non-Pokemon News: Magical Park A Safer Augmented Reality For Younger Audiences

Since May, Wellington City Council has been trialling a new app, Magical Park, in collaboration with the game’s New Zealand developer Geo AR Games, in parks around the city. Magical Park uses GPS technology to get users moving around the park to play within a set boundary. More>>

'Erroneous': Pokemon App Makers On Huge Privacy Flaw

We recently discovered that the Pokémon Go account creation process on iOS erroneously requests full access permission for the user's Google account... More>>

ALSO:

Te Wiki O Te Reo: Te Reo Māori Is For All New Zealanders — Minister

Minister for Māori Development Te Ururoa Flavell welcomes the start of Māori Language Week today and invites all New Zealanders to give speaking te reo Māori a go. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news