25 Sep 2009

No surprises in Silver Ferns world netball squad

7:03 pm on 25 September 2009

Netball New Zealand has named a full strength squad of 15 for next month's world series and tests against England and Jamaica with midcourter Liana Barrett-Chase back after missing four of the tests against Australia due to a calf injury.

The inaugural World Netball Series, introduces a shortened version of the game including rolling

substitutions, shooting from outside the goal circle and power plays.

The series will involve the world's top six netball nations - Australia, New Zealand England, Jamaica, Samoa and Malawi - with each game being played over four six-minute quarters.

The Silver Ferns will then play one test against England in Bath and two against Jamaica in Kingston.

The full squad is: Casey Williams captain, Liana Barrett-Chase, Temepara George, Katrina Grant, Paula Griffin, Joline Henry, Charlotte Kight, Laura Langman, Camilla Lees, Wendy Telfer , Anna Thompson , Maria Tutaia, Irene van Dyk, Larrissa Willcox.