St George Illawarra Dragons Women's NRL Nines Head Coach Alysha Janssen has named her team for the inaugural fixture against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks at Southern Cross Group Stadium, Cronulla on Saturday.
Alicia-Kate Hawke will captain the 15-woman team for the inaugural fixture which will comprise many of the best female players from across the Women in Defence Illawarra League and provide a new dimension to the extensive pathways already available to aspiring players.
The Women in Defence Illawarra League is a five club, 13-a-side competition presently in its seventh season which features players from across the area representing Bomaderry, Berkeley, Corrimal, Helensburgh and Windang.
1. Alicia-Kate Hawke (Corrimal)
4. Rikeya Horne (Corrimal)
5. Talia Atfield (Bomaderry)
7. Mikala Malaki (Berkeley)
9. Tammy Fletcher (Corrimal)
12. Kezie Apps (Helensburgh)
14. Bernadette Asiata (Berkeley)
19. Ashley Swan-Hayles (Berkeley)
21. Erin Blackwell (Helensburgh)
2. Maddison Perceval (Helensburgh)
3. Rebecca Dunning (Windang)
11. Jewelle Jack (Berkeley)
17. Chantelle Thomas (Windang)
18. Jessica Little (Bomaderry)
20. Jasmine Sarin (Helensburgh)