Fast5 Ferns revealed

Netball New Zealand have announced their team for the upcoming Fast5 Netball World Series at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, October 28-29.

The team will be lead by coach Kiri Wills and captain Storm Purvis, with the Ferns aiming to claim their fifth straight title.

“We’ve selected an exciting mix of players who will bring plenty of speed, flair and creativity,” Wills said.

“Fast5 is an exciting product and that’s how we’ll be hoping to play – we’re going over there to win the title.

“The atmosphere at Fast5 is amazing; the kiwi supporters really get behind us and get into the spirit of the event. We can’t wait!”

FAST5 Ferns team:
Jamie Hume
Ameliaranne Ekenasio
Monica Falkner
Maia Wilson
Erikana Pedersen
Whitney Souness
Kayla Cullen
Storm Purvis (C)
Zoe Walker
Temalisi Fakahokotau

All six teams will play six 24 minute games across the two-day series, each team will feature on both days of competition and finals will be held on Sunday.

Fast5 netball features dynamic rules changes, including; five players-a-side, shortened quarters, multiple point shots and double point power plays.

General admission tickets for this year’s Fast5 Netball World are on sale now. More information about tickets can be found here.