England have handed out seven debuts as they title a new-look facet for New Zealand take a look at; England face New Zealand in a three-match sequence on 24, 27, and 30 September – all matches might be reside on Sky Sports activities
Final Up to date: 21/09/23 1:51pm
England are again in motion this week for the primary time because the Netball World Cup as they tackle New Zealand in a three-match sequence.
In what’s a rematch of the World Cup semi-final, wherein England got here away 46-40 victors, two of the highest sides on the earth will battle it out on September 24, 27, and 30, reside on Sky Sports activities.
Final outing was a heartbreaking loss for England as they fell to a 61-45 loss towards Australia within the World Cup remaining however they are going to now be brimming with confidence that they’re one of many prime sides on the earth and might compete with one of the best of one of the best.
A few of England’s younger stars shone within the World Cup, equivalent to Funmi Fadoju and Olivia Tchine, however now much more up-and-coming stars have their alternative as England have opted for an experimental line-up.
Two England stalwarts Geva Mentor and Chelsea Pitman have now retired and go away a giant hole for some kids to fill and this facet, led by a brief teaching and employees crew, head to New Zealand to place their names in lights.
Seven gamers are set to make their Vitality Roses debut, with Sasha Glasgow, Jayda Pechova, Alicia Scholes, Emma Thacker, Ella Bowen and Berri Neil all getting a call-up.
Hali Adio, who returned to the Roses programme earlier this yr and travelled to the Netball World Cup as a reserve, has been known as up whereas Vicki Oyesola additionally returns after making her final look in New Zealand in 2020.
Vitality Roses head coach Jess Thirlby stated: “This sequence presents an excellent alternative for brand new, returning and present Vitality Roses and Future Roses athletes to get much-needed publicity to worldwide competitors quickly after our World Cup marketing campaign.
“It is essential that we sustain the momentum within the quick time period however with the longer-term ambition of reaching additional success within the subsequent cycle with the World Cup in Sydney firmly in our minds.
“That work begins now and I am wanting ahead to supporting this very gifted squad by this Taini Jamison sequence.”
Halimat Adio – GK, GD
Ella Bowen – GD, GK, WD
Amy Carter – C, WD
Sophie Drakeford -Lewis- GA, WA
Sasha Glasgow – GA, GS
Alice Harvey – GK, GD
Hannah Joseph – WA, C
Elle McDonald – C, WA
Berri Neil – GA, GS
Vicki Oyesola – GD, WD, GK
Jayda Pechova – GD, GK
Ellie Rattu – C, WD
Alicia Scholes – WA, C
Emma Thacker – GA, GS
When to look at on Sky Sports activities
Saturday 24 September: New Zealand v England, Sky Sports activities Combine (3.30am)
Wednesday 27 September: New Zealand vs England, Sky Sports activities Fundamental Occasion and Sky Sports activities Combine (7.30am)
Saturday 30 September: New Zealand vs England, Sky Sports activities Combine (7.10am)