LIVE | NFNL v EFL Representative Netball


Published on Friday, May 18, 2018

Watch a live stream of the NFNL v EFL representative netball matches from Knox Regional Netball Centre.

The Northern Football Netball League has named its final teams ahead of Friday night’s representative netball matches against the Eastern Football League.

The matches will be played at Knox Regional Netball Centre on May 18.

The under-19s game commences at 7:15pm, ahead of the open match at 8:30pm

There will be free admission on the night, with a live stream of both games available from the link below:

WATCH | NFNL v EFL Netball Live Stream

Continue below for the NFNL’s final teams:

OPEN TEAM

Coach: Julie Hibberd

Assistant Coach: Jacinta Tonkin

Georgia Bowkett (Diamond Creek) – A very solid and tight defender, she has great agility and determination.

Bec Colwell (North Heidelberg) –  A very experienced goaler who has great accuracy and is a solid target.

Jessica Dao (North Heidelberg) – A determined centre courter, very fast and agile and hunts the ball well.

Olivia Ellis (Greensborough) – A hard worker who is quick on her feet and has great agility as a centre courter.

Stacey Gannon (Diamond Creek) – A very reliable goaler, with great agility and experience for the game.

Rebecca McDonagh (Greensborough) – A very experienced defender, tight one on one and loves to hunt.

Chloe Meulenmeesters (North Heidelberg) – A strong goaler, has great accuracy, agility and movement in the ring.

Kendall Fitzpatrick (Bundoora) – Debut match for the NFNL representative team. An upcoming development player.

Bronwyn Taylor (Diamond Creek) – A very experienced and strong centre courter with incredible work ethic.

Emergencies – Verhonda Smith (Diamond Creek) and Isabelle Conroy (Greensborough)

UNDER-19 TEAM

Coach: Sharon Ashworth

Assistant Coach: Jacinta Tonkin

Chrissy Finnerty (Craigieburn) – Debuting for the U19 team in her first year playing in the NNL, Chrissy is part of the defensive structure with the ability to provide solid one-on-one defence in the goal circle. Chrissy currently plays in the NNL for Craigieburn.

Chloe Gray (Diamond Creek) – A strong moving target in the goal circle who provides speed and strong leads. Chloe also displays great leadership to her team mates. Chloe represents Diamond Creek in the NNL.

Clare Hardi (Heidelberg) – An extremely composed mid court player who provides strong drives and speed around the court and applies great defensive pressure in close situations. Clare plays for Heidelberg in the NNL and currently plays in the VNL.

Lauren Henderson (Ivanhoe) –  An agile defender who produces great intercepts. Lauren is a quiet achiever, is cool calm and collected and gives nothing but her best. Lauren currently plays in the NNL for Ivanhoe.

Lauren Jones (Heidelberg) – Debuting for the NNL U19 team Lauren is a versatile mid court player with agility and flair. Her speed is an asset. Lauren currently plays Section 1 in the NNL for Heidelberg.

Chloe Lambert (Diamond Creek) – A reliable and steady mid court player who provides dynamic drive out of defence – exceptional in reading the play for an intercept. Chloe plays for Diamond Creek in the NNL and currently plays in the VNL.

Bridget McLaren (Heidelberg) – Debuting for the NNL U19 team Bridget is a goaler who has a strong lead and is fantastic at holding her space in the goal circle. Bridget represents Heidelberg in the NNL and currently plays in the VNL.

Leanna Sartori (Ivanhoe) – Debuting for the NNL U19 team Leanna is a composed player who goals with accuracy and is a tough match for any opponent. Leanna currently plays in the NNL for Ivanhoe.

Charlie Seivers (Greensborough) – Debuting for the U19 team in her first year playing in the NNL, Charlie is a defender with great strength in rebounding and driving the ball out of defence. Charlie currently plays Section 1 in the NNL for Greensborough.

Emergencies – Lexie Giannakos (Diamond Creek) and Chylah Rogers (Diamond Creek)

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