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Bay of Plenty Women's Sevens team named for TECT National Sevens

Friday, December 14, 2018
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The Bay of Plenty Women’s Sevens team is set for action at this weekend’s TECT National Sevens at the Tauranga Domain on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December.
The Bay of Plenty Women’s Sevens Head Coach Rodney Gibbs has named an exciting young team strengthened with the experience of Black Fern Les Elder and experienced campaigners Captain Rebecca Kersten and Kendra Reynolds.
Gibbs acknowledged his team will be taking a game by game focus to provide them with the best platform to progressing into the later stages of the tournament.
“We will be focusing on settling our nerves and getting the first game across the line before we look any further ahead. We know from our qualification tournament we have great attacking ability and speed on the outside. We now just have to believe in ourselves and work as a team to place our girls into space.
Gibbs finished encouraging the local community to come out and support the Bay of Plenty sides this weekend.
“It is always a privilege to play at home and we are fortunate enough to do just that. It is exciting to be able to play at a new venue and we hope that we can gather plenty of support to give us another extra edge over our opponents,” said Gibbs.

Bay of Plenty Women’s Sevens Team:

Autumn-Rain Stephens-Daly
Hope Garner
Kendra Reynolds
Kiani Tahere
Les Elder
Mahina Paul
Mererangi Paul
Rebecca Kersten – Captain
Renee Wickliffe
Sapphire Tapsell
Sequoia Autumn Te Anonui
Tynealle Fitzgerald


Head Coach: Rodney Gibbs
Assistant Coach: James Porter
Assistant Coach: Damian Karauna
Manager: Belinda Muller
Trainer: Tim Wilson
Physio: Anna Ness and Courtney Wilson

TECT National Sevens

Date: Saturday 15 December and Sunday 16 December
Location: Tauranga Domain
Draw: Click here
Tickets: Click here

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