Eurobodalla netballers ready for state age

Eurobodalla netballers (back, from left) Josie Lyttle, Emily Kinnane, Tegan Mars, Grace Reisima, Jasmine Fuller, Finley Eiffert, Hayley Johnstone, Savarna Adair, Tess Rowley, Melissa Kobold, Kate Blackmore, Samantha Brown, Daisy Ware, Rhiannon Bruce, Lesley Kobold, (middle) Samantha Ind, Emma Bennett, Kateia Barenaba, Aisha Smith, Letitia Miller, Jessica Leth, Hayley Anderson, (front) EThe Eurobodalla Netball Association will field teams in all four age groups at the State Age Championships, which start tomorrow and finish on Monday.Teams were finalised after last year’s grand final day and most of the players started training in February before the carnival season got underway in March.The 12 years team, coached by Therese Aston, has so far enjoyed its first year in representative netball and has produced some good results at recent carnivals.An ENA spokeswoman said the players were looking forward to their first state age competition.Donna Clarke, coach of the 13 years, said she was happy with the results the team has achieved this season.The team has finished in the top three in its four carnivals so far and hit form at the right time finishing first at the most recent tournament in Campbelltown.The 14 years team is coached by Liz Bruce, who said she can’t wait for this weekend’s action, which will take place in Newcastle.The new players in the team have reportedly settled in well and all girls are looking forward to the “challenge” that is state age.Karen Johnstone, ENA president and coach of the 15 years team, said she is feeling confident ahead of the trip to Newcastle.“The 15s have worked hard this year and have had some very pleasing results, so they are looking forward to a successful state age campaign,” she said.“ENA and the netball community wish the teams a successful and enjoyable state age.”The state age championship is one of Netball NSW’s marquee events and will feature over 3600 participants in 305 teams from 86 associations.This story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.