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Silver Ferns bounce back in Constellation Cup

Silver Ferns bounce back in Constellation Cup

Media Update
Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Silver Ferns 53 def Australian Diamonds 51
Match Statistics:
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Celebrating a rare visit to Tasmania, the Silver Ferns made it one win apiece in the Constellation Cup after posting a 53-51 win over Australian in Launceston on Wednesday.

The Silver Ferns rebounded strongly from their 12-goal First Test loss three days ago to deliver new coach Janine Southby her first win over Australia and set the four-Test Series alight heading into the New Zealand leg of the series.

The Silver Ferns retained the same playing 12 to the First Test but made changes to the starting line-up with Te Paea Selby-Rickit getting the nod at goal attack and Anna Harrison slotting in at goalkeeper.

Read the full match report on
MVP: Grace Rasmussen (Silver Ferns)

Quarter-by-Quarter Scores
SILVER FERNS Q1: 11 – Q2: 29 (18) – Q3: 42 (13) – Q4: 53 (11)
AUS DIAMONDS Q1: 15 – Q2: 29 (14) – Q3: 40 (11) – Q4: 51 (11)

Shooting Statistics
Mes: 32/34 @ 94%
Selby-Rickit: 17/21 @ 81%
Ekanasio: 4/4 @ 100%

Bassett: 40/43 @93%
Medhurst: 7/9 @ 78%
Tippett: 4/4 @ 100%

Starting Line-ups
SILVER FERNS GS Mes, GA Selby-Rickit, WA Rasmussen, C Francois, WD Langman, GD Grant, GK Harrison
AUS DIAMONDS GS Bassett, GA Medhurst, WA Robinson, C Ravaillion, WD Simpson, GD McMeniman, GK Layton

Positional Changes
Q3 T/O – GA Ekenasio
Q4 T/O – GA Selby-Rickit

Q3 – WD McMeniman, GD Brandley
Q3 T/O – GA Tippett

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