Junior Black Sticks Squads Announced for Junior World Cups

The countdown is on for the men’s and women’s Junior Black Sticks squads who have been selected for the respective Junior World Cups later this year.

Junior Black Sticks celebrating a goal against Australia in final of Junior World Cup Qualifier at Gold Coast (Photo Credits: Don Shawyer)

File Photo: Black Sticks celebrating a goal against Australia in Jr World Cup Qualifier Final (Photo Credits: Don Shawyer)

Following the conclusion of the National U21 Tournament in Whangarei, head coaches Chris Leslie (Women) and Grant Edwards (Men) finalised their squads in preparation for the campaigns.

The Women’s Junior World Cup is being held in Germany from July 27th-August 4th this year, with a final team of 18 to be whittled down from the squad of 22 in the last week of May. Continue reading →