August – NSW players participate for Australia in Singapore at first ever Youth Olympics

The Youth Olympic Games run between August 14-16 with Handball in the second week of competition, giving the girls extra training opportunities for the two overseas based members of the team from Sweden to train with the team.  NSW is represented by  Sally Cash, Annalese Smith, Claire Dennerley, Taylee Lewis, Tegan Poulton, Brianna Keyes, Bella Faasau, Alice Keighley, Jay Huriwai, Paulini Tawamacala, Coach Jessica Fearnside and Manager Michelle Poulton. Bronwyn Thompson coordinated for the AHF from Australia and player Sonja Miskovic had to withdraw due to injury sustained at Junior World Championships.  (See photo in Gallery)

Best wishes to the girls who meet Denmark on August 20 and Kazakhstan on August 21, followed by placement matches.  See the player profiles, news stories and follow their progress on the AOC Singapore website at or on the Go! digital channel.