WECA take out IPC Women's crown
WECA claimed the 2023 Women's Senior title at the IPC in Napier. Photo by www.phototek.co.nz

WECA take out IPC Women's crown

Auckland's WECA were crowned champions of the senior women's event at the 2023 Inter-Provincial Championships at Pettigrew Green Arena in Napier on Monday.

The West and Central Auckland Regional Association claimed the title with a 3-2 victory over Harbour in the final while four players were also named to the Tournament Team - Anaya Cole, captain Maya Dickson, Maui Paraki and tournament Most Valuable Player Annalisa Tresoldi.

Coached by Redver Viliamu, the Auckland side entered the tournament following a six-week training programme and won all five of their matches over the three-day event.

Bay of Plenty were the bronze medallists after a 3-1 victory over Waikato in the third and fourth placed playoff.

Bay of Plenty also took out the U-17 and U-23 women's titles while Harbour claimed the U-19 event.

Open Women
🥉Bay of Plenty

Tournament Team
Blanka Preslova - Bay of Plenty
Rachael Gunn - Harbour
Charli Blackman - Harbour
Anaya Cole - WECA
Maya Dickson - WECA
Maui Paraki - WECA
MVP: Annalisa Tresoldi - WECA

U-17 Girls
🥇Bay of Plenty

Tournament Team
Mia Montgomery - Canterbury
Khonnah Vanilau - Canterbury
Ngaawai Simpkons - Harbour
Eden Tepsell - Bay of Plenty
Natalie Vaipo - Bay of Plenty
Naitarah Hunia - Bay of Plenty
MVP: Devon Golaboski - Harbour

U-19 Girls

Tournament Team
Grace Tiplady - Bay of Plenty
Nia Surman - Canterbury
Emma Mason - Canterbury
Lily Zwart - Tasman
Kalea Norton - Harbour
Marnie Ursem - Harbour
MVP: Charlie Vail - Harbour

U-23 Women
🥇Bay of Plenty
🥈Manukau Auckland

Tournament Team
Amy Smith - Manawatu
Elinah Sii - Manukau Auckland
Bernadette Vite - Manukau Auckland
Sasha Solomona - Bay of Plenty
Hailey Cottam - Bay of Plenty
Meile-Rose Green - Bay of Plenty
MVP: Catriona Jobe - Bay of Plenty

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