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National Umpire Squads Announced

Media Release 9 October 2006

National Umpire Squads Announced

Netball New Zealand announced today the National Umpires Squad and National Umpires Development Squad for 2006/7.

Jonathan Bredin is the new umpire named in the National Umpires Squad after impressing in the Development Squad. Kylie Batchelor has been recalled into the squad.

Mary Ellis and Kirsten Lloyd were not considered for selection due to ongoing injuries.

NNZ Umpire Coach Jan Teesdale is looking forward to working with the umpires selected.

“The squad is a good mix of very experienced International Umpires and new exciting talent,” she said.

“We are continuing to see the results of hard work by both Netball New Zealand and the Regions.”

2006/7 National Umpires Squad

Lisa Anderson (Wellington)
Kylie Batchelor (Canterbury)
Liz Boon (Wellington)
Jonathan Bredin (Otago)
Bobbi Brown (Southland)
Alison Cormack (Southland)
Ann Hay (Wellington)
Bronwyn Meek (Auckland Waitakere)
Fay Meiklejohn (North)
Yvonne Morgan (North)
Amanda Nottingham (Canterbury)
David Pala’amo (Canterbury)
Pauline Sciascia (Eastern)
Aaron Waiwai (Canterbury)

2006/7 National Umpires Development Squad

Emma Austin (North)
Kristie Broad (Otago)
Lara Buchanan (Southland)
Kaya Lombaard (North)
Lisa McPhail (Canterbury)
Kim Sinclair (Canterbury)


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