Vitality Roses long squad revealed for the Netball Quad Series and Roses A matches

The 26-strong team that has been selected for the upcoming Vitality Netball International Series, as part of the Netball Quad Series and the Roses A matches taking place throughout January, has today been announced.

Head Coach Tracey Neville has named 26 members of the team who could face the world’s best teams; Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, during the Series from 13 – 20 January.

All of the chosen athletes will undertake further selection on 7 January and the shorter 12-member squad will be revealed shortly after.

The Vitality Roses squad selected for the Netball Quad Series and the Roses A matches so far are as follows:

Ama Agbeze* Eleanor Cardwell Ella Clark
Halimat Adio Iona Darroch Rachel Dunn
Rebekah Airey Joanne Harten Natalie Haythornthwaite
Summer Artman Gabriella Marshall Geva Mentor
Amy Carter Francesca Williams Jade Clarke
Kadeen Corbin Sasha Corbin Georgina Fisher
Layla Guscoth Serena Guthrie Helen Housby
Natalie Panagarry Laura Malcolm Chelsea Pitman
Razia Quashie Eboni Usoro-Brown

*Will be included in further selection subject to fitness

Jodie Gibson and Beth Cobden are unavailable for selection due to injury.

The Netball Quad Series will be the last time the England team compete together before the highly anticipated Vitality Netball World Cup in July 2019.

The squad recently triumphed over the Uganda She Cranes in the three-match Vitality Netball International Series that took place earlier this month and is now gearing up for the Netball Quad Series.

Tickets are still available for Series, which takes place in Liverpool and then London, via the England Netball Box Office.

The Roses will be in action on the following dates:

Date Fixtures and timings Location
Sunday 13 January 2019 South Africa v Australia (15.30)

England v New Zealand (18.00)

Echo Arena, Liverpool
Saturday 19 January 2019 Australia v New Zealand (16.30)

England v South Africa (19.00)

Copper Box Arena, London
Sunday 20 January 2019 South Africa v New Zealand (15.30)

England v Australia (18.00)

Copper Box Arena, London

You will also be able to follow the Vitality Roses’ progress in the Series via the England Netball Twitter account and watch every match live on Sky Sports.

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