Tauranga netball teams set for nationals

Tauranga Netball Centre have several teams in national action this month. Photo. Daniel Hines.

Tauranga Netball Centre will have six teams in national tournament action over the coming week, starting with five teams playing in Taranaki this weekend.

The club’s Under-16 A, Under-16 Mixed, Under-14 A, Under-14 B and Under-14 Mixed teams will take to the court at Netball Taranaki to compete in the Under-14 and Under-16 Nationals.

It is the first time mixed teams will participate at the event

Tauranga Netball Centre will also send an Under-18 team to compete at the Netball NZ nationals in Rotorua from July 19-22.

It is the first time that Mixed teams have been included in the event with Tauranga and Taranaki the trailblazers competing.

“We are all very proud of the girls and guys selected for this tournament and how they have performed so far at four pre-season tournaments through the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Auckland,” says Tauranga Netball Centre manager Tracy Walters.

“We wish these players and including their coaches and managers all the very best while they represent our region against teams from around the country.”

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