Hertfordshire Mavericks add three more faces to 2017 Superleague squad

PUBLISHED: 10:17 21 October 2016 | UPDATED: 10:17 21 October 2016

Herts Mavericks. Picture by Courtney Ferns

Herts Mavericks. Picture by Courtney Ferns


Three England U21 players have signed on to play for Hertfordshire Mavericks in the 2017 Netball Superleague.

Zara Everitt, Razia Quashie and Halimat Adio have been confirmed in head coach Robyn Broughton’s squad.

Another young talent added to the roster is England U19 international Sophie Drakeford-Lewis

Ahead of her first season in charge, after taking on the role from Sam Bird, Broughton said: “Mavericks are pleased to welcome a new group of young players into its 2017 playing roster.

“All of these players proved during trials that they have the necessary skills and physical abilities to contribute positively to the Mavericks team environment.

“As a coaching team we are excited by attracting talented new players like Razia and Sophie to our franchise and delighted to see Zara and Hali coming through from the Mavericks NPL squad.

“We look forward to having the opportunity to coach them all this season.”

Defender Everitt added: “I’m so excited to be part of the Mavericks squad in my first Superleague season.

“It is something that I have always aspired to achieve, and I plan to make the most of this opportunity every time we step on court.

“We have a really talented and diverse squad which has the potential to be very successful this season. Bring on 2017.”

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