Netballers boost sevens squad

NZ Newswire July 21, 2012, 5:03 am

Netballers Portia Woodman and Kayla McAlister feature in a 12-strong New Zealand women's rugby sevens team named on Friday to play in next month's Oceania championship tournament in Fiji.

Woodman, a national under-21 representative, was part of the Northern Mystics squad in this season's trans-Tasman netball league while McAlister, sister of former All Black Luke, was in last year's team.

The New Zealand women's sevens team also includes handy experience with World Cup champion Black Ferns Linda Itunu, Kendra Cocksedge and Huriana Manuel as well as recent Black Ferns Shakira Baker and Hazel Tubic.

The Oceania tournament runs from August 3-4 and serves as a Rugby World Cup 2013 qualifier for the Pacific nations taking part. New Zealand and Australia are participating in the tournament, but have already qualified.

New Zealand: Shakira Baker, Kendra Cocksedge, Moana Forbes, Sarah Goss, Charlene Halapua, Linda Itunu, Huriana Manuel (captain), Kayla McAlister, Tyla Nathan-Wong, Hazel Tubic, Ruby Tui, Portia Woodman.

Rugby

Results

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2015 Six Nations Championship

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

Schedule

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

2:00am NZDT Mon, 2nd March
8:45am NZDT Sat, 7th March

2015 Six Nations Championship

4:00am NZDT Mon, 2nd March

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZDT Fri, 6th March
9:40pm NZDT Fri, 6th March
7:35pm NZDT Sat, 7th March

League

Schedule

2015 NRL Premiership Season

10:05pm NZDT Thu, 5th March
9:45pm NZDT Fri, 6th March
6:30pm NZDT Sat, 7th March
9:00pm NZDT Sat, 7th March

Cricket

Live

2014/15 New Zealand Plunket Shield

Tea: Day 3
Live
Northern Knights 374 (106.3) & 3/163 (55.0)
Central Stags 6/300 dec. (89.3)
Cobham Oval, Whangarei Live Scores
Day 2, 2nd Session
Live
Wellington Firebirds 297 (96.5)
Otago Volts 0/56 (11.0)
Queenstown Events Centre, Queenstown Live Scores
Tea: Day 1
Live
Colin Maiden Park, Auckland Live Scores

2015 Cricket World Cup in AU & NZ

2nd Innings
Live
England 6/309 (50.0)
Sri Lanka 0/73 (13.2)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington Live Scores

Football

Live

2015 CAF African Cup of Nations

ET (02:00)
Live
Congo DR 0 (4)
Eq. Guinea 0 (2)
Nuevo Estadio de Malabo Live Scores

Results

2014/15 Spanish La Liga

2014/15 Italian Serie A

2014/15 French Ligue 1

Bordeaux 1 - 1 Reims (FT)

2014/15 English Premier League

2014/15 Australian A-League

Schedule

2014/15 English Premier League

1 March 4:30am

2014/15 Belgian Pro League

Anderlecht vs. Kortrijk

1 March 6:00am

Waasland-Beveren vs. Gent

1 March 6:00am

Club Brugge v Mouscron-Péru.

2 March 12:30am

2014/15 French Ligue 1

Nantes v Guingamp

2 March 12:00am

2014/15 Italian Serie A

2 March 1:00am