10/21/2013

ACT women recognised with national selections


Shellie Milward,Amy Carpenter, Louise Burrows and Michelle Perry have been picked for the Australian Wallaroos after impressing for the ACT at the National Championships two weeks ago.

Carpenter has also been called into the Sevens squad which will assemble after the 15's.

The women's team finished the tournament with two wins, a dra and a close loss to Sydney.

Day 1 - 26/09/2013
ACT 41 v Victoria 6
Tries – Louise Burrows, Kate Brown, Amy Carpenter (2), Sarah Riordan, Nikki Stanley, Kelly Goodwin
Conversions – Bec Maher (2)

ACT 5 v Sydney 17
Tries – Michelle Perry

Day 2 - 27/09/2013
ACT 58  v South Australia 0
Tries – Kate Brown, Kamila Wihongi, Michelle Perry, Shelley Bradshaw, Sarah Riordan (2), Tayla Stanford, Cassy Van Rythoven, Kelly Goodwin (2)
Conversions – Nikki Ayers (2), Tayla Stanford (2)

Day 3 – Finals - 28/09/2013
Western Australia 15  v ACT 15
Play off for 3rd place. Draw meant that ACT came equal 3rd with WA
Tries – Kate Brown, Amy Carpenter, Bridget McNee

Making their debuts were
-    Sarah Riordan
-    Kelly Goodwin
-    Kate Brown
-    Lousie Strachan
-    Tayla Stanford
-    Cassy Van Rythoven
-    Amy Carpenter
-    Nikki Stanley
-    Georgia O’Neill

Louise Burrows
-    Longest serving player - 13 years

Players who won the 7s national championships who also played 15s
-    Shellie Milward
-    Amanda Singh
-    Tayla Stanford
-    Nikki Stanley
-    Shelley Bradshaw
-    Kelly Goodwin

Captain: Amanda Singh

Full team list:
First Name    Last Name    Position    Club
Stefanie    Stewart-Jones    1        Queanbeyan
Alisi        Wilson        2        Uni-Norths
Sharleen     Coomber        3        Uni-Norths
Shellie        Milward        4        Queanbeyan
Kate         Brown        5     
Amanda        Singh        6        Uni-Norths
Georgia        O'Neill        7        Uni-Norths
Kamila         Wihongi        8        Uni-Norths
Kate         Henne        9        Uni-Norths
Carly        Hill        10        Queanbeyan
Tayla        Stanford    11        Jindabyne
Nikki        Ayers        12        Queanbeyan
Sarah        Riordan        13        Royals
Amy        Carpenter    14        Royals
Michelle    Perry        15        Royals
Cassy        Van Rythoven    16        Royals
Louise        Burrows        17        Royals
Bridget        McNee        18        Uni-Norths
Louise        Strachan    19        Leeton
Bec        Maher        20        Queanbeyan
Nikki        Stanley        21        Queanbeyan
Shelley        Bradshaw    22        Uni-Norths
Kelly        Goodwin        23        Queanbeyan