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Under 21 Women named for Junior World Cup

Under 21 Women named for Junior World Cup

Under-21-Women-named-for-Junior-World-CupThe New Zealand Under 21 Women’s team has been named to compete at the Junior World Cup

The New Zealand Under 21 Women’s team has been named to compete at the Junior World Cup in Chile from 24 November – 5 December.

It’s a young and talented group led by 20-year-old Auckland defender Maddison Dowe, who has played four tests for the Black Sticks.

Along with Dowe, a further three players are members of the New Zealand Development Squad including Stephanie Dickins, Tessa Jopp and Phoebe Steele.

New Zealand are looking to push deep into the tournament after battling Belgium, China and Spain in pool play.

Head coach Sean Dancer said it’s a youthful group full of confidence to put in a strong performance.

“It’s a brilliant opportunity for these girls to stand up on the world stage. They have had development opportunities around the Black Sticks environment so are well prepared,” he said.

“We are targeting a top eight finish which will certainly be a challenge against the best in the world but one we are definitely up for.

“There is plenty of spark in this side with the likes of Maddison who has played for the Black Sticks, so we hope to see that experience lift the performance of the entire team.”

The Men’s Junior World Cup will be played in Lucknow, India from 8-18 December.

NEW ZEALAND UNDER 21 WOMEN
JUNIOR WORLD CUP – SANTIAGO, CHILE

PLAYER NAME

REGION

POSITION

AGE

Tarryn DAVEY

Midlands

Defender

20

Frances DAVIES

Midlands

Defender

19

Stephanie DICKINS

North Harbour

Defender

21

Maddison DOWE

Auckland

Defender

20

Megan HULL

Midlands

Midfielder

20

Alia JAQUES

Midlands

Midfielder

21

Hattie JONES

North Harbour

Defender

18

Tessa JOPP

Southern

Midfielder

21

Tyler LENCH

Auckland

Midfielder

19

Maddi McLEAN

Southern

Defender

20

Kirsten NATION

Canterbury

Goalkeeper

20

Kayla REED

North Harbour

Striker

17

Deanna RITCHIE

Auckland

Striker

20

Brooke ROBERTS

North Harbour

Goalkeeper

21

Amy ROBINSON

Midlands

Striker

20

Phoebe STEELE

Canterbury

Striker

20

Catherine TINNING

Canterbury

Midfielder

20

Emily WIUM

Canterbury

Striker

17

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