Following a recent under-21 selection camp, Hockey New Zealand are pleased to announce the New Zealand Under 21 women’s hockey team to play a test series against Australia from November 26 to December 3 this year in Hawke’s Bay.
A total of 21 women have been chosen for the team, including six from Canterbury, three from Auckland, five from central, four from North Harbour and one each from Midlands, Northland and Capital.
“The Trans-Tasman series gives us a great opportunity to test ourselves against a quality opposition,” said Head Coach Greg Nicol. “We have a good blend of youth and experience in the team and we are looking forward to seeing how we combine as a group under the pressure of international hockey. The series will be a great challenge for our team and one we are excited about.”
The following is a list of 21 women who have been selected.
Jessie Anderson - Canterbury
Millie Calder - Canterbury
Kaitlin Cotter - Central
Katie Doar - Auckland
Madison Doar - Northland
Maddison Dowe - Auckland
Ella Hyatt-Brown - North Harbour
Kate Ivory - North Harbour
Alex Lukin - Midlands
Estelle Macadre - Capital
Georgina Mackay-Stewart - Canterbury
Amelia Marlow - Auckland
Saasha Marsters - Canterbury
Holly Pearson - North Harbour
Emma Rainey - Central
Hope Ralph - Central
Olivia Shannon - Central
Arabella Sheild - Central
Madeleine Williamson - North Harbour
Margot Willis - Canterbury
Emily Wium – Canterbury
*Team is subject to change based on upcoming National Squad commitments
More information about the Trans-Tasman Series will be released at a later date.