31 Aug 2009

Silver Ferns unchanged for Australian tour

8:06 am on 31 August 2009

The New Zealand netball selectors have stuck with the 12 players used in the 2-1 series loss to the World Seven for the three Tests in Australia.

The Silver Ferns leave for Sydney on Thursday and will play the first Test there on Sunday, the second in Melbourne a week on Wednesday and the third in Brisbane on Sunday week.

Coaches Ruth Aitken and Waimarama Taumaunu will be in Adelaide in Wednesday night for Australia's one-off Test against the World Seven.

The team is: Liana Barrett-Chase, Maree Bowden, Temepara George, Katrina Grant, Paula Griffin, Joline Henry, Laura Langman, Larissa Willcox, Anna Thompson, Maria Tutaia, Irene van Dyk, Casey Williams (captain)