Casey Williams to miss Fast5 world netball series

Press Release – Netball NZ
Captain Casey Williams will miss the inaugural 2012 Fast5 World Netball Series 9-11 November to make further progress in the rehabilitation of her left knee.

Fast5 Ferns coach Waimarama Taumaunu confirmed Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit will be called into the team of ten to replace Casey Williams.

“It’s great to be able to have Te Huinga Reo available for Fast5 she provides the team with another valuable defensive option”, she said.

Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit, was part of the silver medal winning FastNet Ferns team at last year’s World Netball Series in Liverpool.

Laura Langman will now captain the Fast5 Ferns for the Fast5 World Netball Series.

The Fast5 Ferns will assemble in Auckland on Wednesday in preparation for the Fast5 World Netball Series. The Fast5 Ferns first game is: Friday 9th November, 6.30pm, Fast5 Ferns v Jamaica

Fast5 Ferns Media Opportunities:

When: Tuesday 6th November, 11.00am-12.00 noon
Where: Mecure Hotel, Auckland City
Who: Fast5 captains and coaches

When: Wednesday 7th November, 4.30pm-5.00pm
Where: Netball North Harbour
Who: Fast5 Ferns team

Fast5 Ferns team
Leana de Bruin, Kayla Cullen, Katrina Grant, Anna Harrison, Laura Langman (captain), Bailey Mes, Anna Thompson, Maria Tutaia, Irene van Dyk, Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit.

Fast5 Management team
Coach: Waimarama Taumaunu
Coaching support staff: Deb Fuller, Natalie Avellino
Fast5 Ferns Manager: Dee Leggat
Fast5 Ferns Physiotherapist: Marion Meates

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