Liz Watson named in Diamonds Squad for Constellation Cup

By October 1, 2019 diamonds, insights

Liz Watson is one of 13 athletes selected by Netball Australia in the Samsung Australian Diamonds Squad which will face the New Zealand Silver Ferns in the upcoming Constellation Cup test series this October.

Liz is one of nine Diamonds team members who represented Australia at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup. An additional for members have been added to the squad including returning Diamonds Tegan Philip and Ash Brazill who are joined by newcomers Laura Scherian and Maddy Turner.

An ACL injury to Kelsey Browne has ruled her out for an extended period in addition to April Brandley recently announcing her pregnancy. Another position was also made available with shooter Steph Wood resting for the upcoming for the upcoming Constellation Cup tour.

The full 18-person 2019/20 Samsung Diamonds squad also includes Kiera Austin, Emily Mannix, Kate Moloney, Gabi Simpson and Steph Wood. The players will leave their home states for New Zealand on Tuesday 8 October.

2019 Samsung Australian Diamonds Constellation Cup Team:

NAME SUNCORP SUPER NETBALL TEAM STATE OF ORIGIN
Caitlin Bassett GIANTS Netball Western Australia
Ash Brazill Collingwood Magpies New South Wales
Courtney Bruce West Coast Fever Western Australia
Paige Hadley NSW Swifts New South Wales
Sarah Klau NSW Swifts South Australia
Tegan Philip Melbourne Vixens Victoria
Jamie-Lee Price GIANTS Netball New South Wales
Laura Scherian Sunshine Coast Lightning Queensland
Caitlin Thwaites Melbourne Vixens Victoria
Gretel Tippett Queensland Firebirds Queensland
Maddy Turner NSW Swifts South Australia
Liz Watson Melbourne Vixens Victoria
Jo Weston Melbourne Vixens Victoria

2019/20 Australian Diamonds Squad Members:

NAME SUNCORP SUPER NETBALL TEAM STATE OF ORIGIN
Kiera Austin GIANTS Netball New South Wales
Emily Mannix Melbourne Vixens Victoria
Kate Moloney Melbourne Vixens Victoria
Gabi Simpson Queensland Firebirds New South Wales
Steph Wood Sunshine Coast Lightning Queensland

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