13 Aug 2009

Olypians form backbone of Tall Ferns lineup

6:47 pm on 13 August 2009

Six Beijing Olympians have been named in a young New Zealand Tall Ferns training squad, to prepare for the Ocean basketball champs later this month.

Suzie Bates, Jillian Harmon, Kate McMeeken-Ruscoe, Angela Marino, Natalie Purcell and Lisa Wallbutton have been included in first-year coach Shawn Dennis' 16 strong squad.