Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Young Netballer Overjoyed after Her Elevation into Academy Squad

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Young Netballer Overjoyed after Her Elevation into Academy Squad

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GLADSTONE netballer Teegan Crawford has found herself elevated into the Capricorn Ergon Energy Academy squad amid strong competition for the spot which opened up due to injury.

Twenty young talented netballers, including Crawford, from across the region head to Tannum Sands this weekend to take part in the second Ergon Energy Academy camp.

Crawford can't wait for the weekend to arrive and is thrilled to be given the chance.

C[pounds sterling]I'm really excited to go up into the academy,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]I'm one of the youngest in the team so it's good to be around girls with more experience and I look up to them and how they play.C[yen]

The rise into the next level isn't daunting for the girl who generally plays in goal defence, and she's looking to polish up certain areas of her game this weekend.

C[pounds sterling]It will be harder but will give me more experience,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]I need to improve my passing and ball placement and the strategies I've already learnt have been helping me play. …

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