Australia names training partners

2013ANZ-GF-ATvQF1335LiNETBALL Australia has confirmed the four athletes who will join the team as training partners ahead of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Adelaide Thunderbirds duo Erin Bell and Rebecca Bulley, along with Melbourne Vixens shooter Kayn Bailey and Queensland Firebirds midcourter Gabi Simpson will support the team’s preparations at camps in Canberra and Manchester.

The 12-player team and four training partners will attend a five-day camp at netball’s Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra from June 30 – July 4.

The quartet will also travel with the team to Manchester, England, where the Australia will be putting the final touches on its gold medal campaign at a final camp ahead of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Australia’s first match in the Commonwealth Games is against Wales on Thursday, 24 July.