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Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty Beko Training Squad 2018

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty Beko Training Squad 2018

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty is pleased to announce the Beko Training Squad for the 2018 season. The Beko trials were held in Tauranga on the 17th of September, they were an open trial and were tightly contested with 70 athletes trialling. A group of 30 athletes were selected to attend a 2nd trial in Cambridge.

The Beko Training Squad is made up of 19 athletes, of whom 3 will be selected for Magic training partner opportunities, and a final 12 will be named in February 2018. In addition, 5 players have been named as Beko training partners. These players will attend Beko preseason trainings and may be added to the squad if performance warrants.

Beko Squad
Khiarna Williams - Whakatane
Harley Smith - Whakatane
Kelsey McPhee - Hawkes Bay
Emily Ussher - Eastern Waikato
Eden Andersen - Hamilton City
Te Awawhakawhitirua Gerrard-Nicholas - Rotorua
Lisa Mather - Hamilton City
Ali Wilsher - Hamilton City
Jaydi Taylor-Chaffey - Hawkes Bay
Phoenix Paniora - Whakatane
Kiani Stevenson - Auckland
Alex Iro - Auckland
Emily Patterson - Hamilton City
Courtney Elliott - Hamilton City
Michaela Ashford - Hamilton City
Lyanne Eukaliti - Hamilton City
Kate Littlejohn - Hamilton City
Hannah Ridling - Hamilton City
Jenna O’Sullivan - Hamilton City

Beko Training Partners
Grace Watson - Hamilton City
Savanagh Cassidy - Hamilton City
Jessie Wharekura- Rotorua
Ki-Tana Tuhakaraina - Hamilton City
Simmon Howe - Hamilton City

Performance Manager, Ruth Aitken & WBOP Beko coach, MJ Araroa, will be in touch with squad members & Training Partners via email in early October regarding the programme and commitment required. For any further information please contact Performance Manager

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty Level 2 Performance Squad 2018

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty is delighted to announce the Level 2 Performance Squad for 2018. The Level 2 programme will assist athletes who are either at the pre-elite level or who are returning to play from injury or time away from competitive netball. The programme supports their overall development and individual goals to breakthrough to Beko and other competitive squads.

Level 2 Performance Squad
Grace Watson - Hamilton City
Bianca McLeod - Whakatane
Emily Ridling - Hamilton City
Jordan TeWake - Waihi
Liz Watson - Hamilton City
Manaia Rapana-Feather - Hamilton City
Grace Namana - Hamilton City
Waiata Jennings - Rotorua
Dee-Dayna Hale-Riddiford - Hamilton City
Britney Emery - Harbourside
Brooklyn Dunn - Hamilton City
Savanagh Cassidy - Hamilton City
Poi Wharawhara - Matamata
Roelien Du Plessis - Katikati
Te Ohomauri Kingi - Palmerston North
Morgana Grose - Harbourside
Jade Wharemate - Hamilton City
Stacey Niao - Rotorua
Georgia Eldridge - Hamilton City
Georgia Edgecombe - Hamilton City
Briana Cardon - Hamilton City
Materoa Poi - Matamata
Grace Herdman - Whakatane
Jessie Wharekura - Rotorua
Ki-Tana Tuhakaraina - Hamilton City
Emma Smith - Hamilton City
Olivia Richardson - Harbourside
Libby Clayton - Hamilton City

Players Scouted at Zone and NNZ age group, Zone Cluster and Secondary school tournaments

Anahia Noble - Hamilton city
Sophie Carr-Patterson - Hamilton City
Ariana Halley - Hamilton City
Leigh Woodward - Hillcrest
Elidh Huggan - Hillcrest
Grace Ngataua - Hauraki Plains
Coralee Thompson - Hauraki Plains
Alison Priestley - Morrinsville
Alysha Priestley - Morrinsville
Mya Meadows - Hamilton City
Holly McCleery - Mercury Bay
Maja Kavatic - Mercury Bay
Julia Kayes - Harbourside
Shaydene Begovich - Matamata
Megan Grayling - Hamilton CIty
Leah Howe - Opotiki
Summer Parekura - Opotiki
Tammy Shead - Huntly
Demi Moana - Huntly
Fiesola Puamau - Hamilton City
Deyna Tukere - Hamilton City

Training partners who were unable to trial through injury
Georgia Bodle - Hamilton City
Ashley Maynor - Hamilton City
Rasharn Neil - Hamilton City
Dawn Wakelin - Hamilton City

Players from the list are to email Performance Manager, Debbie Fuller to confirm commitment to the programme by October 10 -


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