The ‘Allies’ team that will compete in Round Two of the NAB AFL Women’s Under 18 Championships has been confirmed.
The team is made up of players from the Northern Territory, South Australia and Tasmania and it is the first time an Allies team will play in the Championships.
(Adelaide coach, Bec Goddard will coach the Allies. PHOTO: Getty Images)
It has also been confirmed that Adelaide Premiership coach Bec Goddard will coach the team and she will be joined by GWS Giants players Renee Forth and Jess Dal Pos and Melbourne player Katherine Smith as assistant coaches.
“I’m looking forward to coaching at the championships as the standard of under-age women’s football continues to improve throughout the country,”
“The championships play an important role in developing the next generation of AFLW players and I expect to see many of the players feature in the NAB AFL Women’s Draft in October.” Coach Bec Goddard said in a statement.
2017 Allies Team:
Jessica Allan Salisbury
Janet Baird Palmerston
Daria Bannister Launceston
Madison Bennett Christies Beach
Esther Boles Morphettville Park
Brownwen Bosley Morphettville Park
Calista Boyd Wanderers
Jessie Brock Southern Districts
Rachel Dunstan Angle Vale
Olivia Fuller South East Academy
Maddie Gault Waratah
Nikki Gore Christies Beach
Chloe Haines Burnie
Libby Haines Burnie
Georgia Hill Burnie
Eloise Jones Glenelg
Tabitha May Palmerston
Arthurina Moreen Tiwi Bombers
Danielle Ponter St Mary's
Katelyn Rosenzweig Angle Vale
Jaslynne Smith Morphettville Park
Chloe Scheer Modbury
Lauren Stevenson Burnie/Latrobe
Jaimi Tabb West Adelaide
Brianna Walling Morphettville Park
Courtney Webb Launceston
Round Two of the Under 18 Championships will be held on the Gold Coast from Monday, July 10 to Friday, July 14. The competing teams are; The Allies, NSW/ACT, Queensland, Vic Country, Vic Metro and Western Australia.
All matches will be live-streamed via the AFL Women’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCui2LJ0N-Zi7Uw_sHyE5kgQ
2017 NAB AFL Women's Under 18 results so far: