GB squads looking for net profits

January 22, 2009

Maccabiah Team GB have selected its netball squads for this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Ten players have been selected for the senior squad with ages ranging from 18-35. With more than 30 applications for the juniors, two trial sessions were held last summer and a squad of 12 was selected.

Netball chair Beverley Jones said: “Team GB’s senior and junior Maccabiah netball squads have been training hard since September. Commitment has been outstanding with players travelling as far afield as Birmingham, Manchester and France to attend our monthly four-hour training sessions.”

Senior squad: Players - Abbi Pinnick, Amy Newsome, Esther Collins, Francesca Schiller, Gabriella Lauffer, Gayle Noah, Kate Anderson, Lauren Bern, Natasha Zilberweit, Sophie Lovat. Coach: Carol Gold. Manager: Natasha McIntosh-Berry

Junior squad: Players - Amy Green, Amy Needleman, Amy Steele, Daniella Reichenstein, Emma Izon, Gemma Caplan, Helena Williams, Jess Pinnick, Miranda Donne, Sasha Brown, Stephanie Driver, Talia Gelman. Coach: Sandra Thornton, Manager: Harriet Thornton

Last updated: 6:03pm, January 22 2009