National Teams & Results

2008 Australian Women’s Results

2008 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S TEAMS AND RESULTS

Senior Women

International Series, Perth and Sydney, January

Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Nikita Cuffe, Erin Douglass, Katie Finucane, Suzie Fraser, Taniele Gofers, Kate Gynther, Amy Hetzel, Bronwen Knox, Alicia McCormack, Sarah Mills, Patrice O’Neill, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito, Sophie Smith. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches: Ryan Moar, Aleksandr Osadchuk, Peter Szilagyi. Manager: Jeanette Gunn. Physiotherapist: Danealle Lilley. Referee: Nicola Johnson, Nick Hodgers.

Test 1, Perth: Australia 8 (K Gynther 3, S Smith 2, N Cuffe, B Knox, M Santoromito) bt USA 8
Test 2, Perth: Australia 13 (N Cuffe 4, G Beadsworth, K Gynther 2, R Rippon, S Mills, B Knox, S Smith, K Finucane) bt USA 11
Test 3, Perth: Australia 10 (B Knox, M Rippon 2, G Beadsworth, R Rippon, S Mills, K Gynther, K Finucane, M Santoromito) bt USA 8
Test 4, Sydney: Australia 6 (R Rippon 2, M Rippon, T Gofers, K Gynther, S Fraser) bt USA 6
Test 5, Sydney: Australia 11 (K Gynther 3, G Beadsworth, S Fraser, B Knox 2, M Rippon, E Douglass) bt USA 9

Australia wins five-Test series 3-0


European Tour Team, February: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Nikita Cuffe, Erin Douglass, Katie Finucane, Suzie Fraser, Taniele Gofers, Amy Hetzel, Bronwen Knox, Alicia McCormack, Patrice O’Neill, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito, Sophie Smith. Head coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant coach: Ryan Moar. Assistant coach/manager: Andrew Yanitsas. Physiotherapist: Danealle Lilley. Referee: Noel Harrod.

Thetis Cup, Athens, Greece, February

Day 1: Australia 13 (G Beadsworth, N Cuffe, P O’Neill, B Knox, T Gofers 2, R Rippon, S Smith, M Rippon) bt Netherlands 10
Day 2: Hungary 15 bt Australia 8 (N Cuffe, S Fraser, B Knox 2, G Beadsworth, T Gofers); Australia 9 (B Knox 3, S Smith, M Santoromito 2, R Rippon, A Hetzel) bt Greece 7
Day 3: Russia 14 bt Australia 11 (R Rippon 4, N Cuffe, B Knox, M Rippon 2. T Gofers)

Final points: Russia 8, Hungary 6, Australia 4, Greece 1, Netherlands 1

City of Rome tournament, Rome, Italy, February

Day 1: Greece 11 bt Australia 10 (N Cuffe 3, G Beadsworth, R Rippon, M Rippon, E Douglass, S Fraser, B Knox)
Day 2: Netherlands 11 bt Australia 7 (N Cuffe 2, R Rippon, S Fraser, B Knox, S Smith, M Rippon)
Day 3: Italy 8 bt Australia 6 (M Rippon, S Fraser, B Knox, J Santoromito, N Cuffe, P O’Neill)

Final placings: Italy, Netherlands, Greece, Australia.

Good Luck Beijing Olympic Test Event, Beijing, China, March

Day 1: Australia 9 (R Rippon, A Hetzel 2, G Beadsworth, S Fraser, B Knox, T Gofers, M Santoromito) bt China 6
Day 2: Australia 13 (R Rippon, K Gynther 3, G Beadsworth, N Cuffe, B Knox, J Santoromito, M Santoromito, M Rippon, A Hetzel) bt Russia 8
Day 3: Australia 7 (M Rippon 2, G Beadsworth, N Cuffe, B Knox, K Gynther, J Santoromito) bt USA 6

Final points: Australia 6, USA 4, China 2, Russia 0


International Series, Beijing, China, March

Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Nikita Cuffe, Suzie Fraser, Taniele Gofers, Kate Gynther, Amy Hetzel, Bronwen Knox, Alicia McCormack, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito, Lea Barta. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches:  Ryan Moar, Aleksandr Osadchuk. Manager: Jeanette Gunn. Doctor: Grace Bryant. Physiotherapist: Andrea Mosler. Referee: Michael Hart.

Test 1: Australia 9 (K Gynther 3, G Beadsworth, M Santoromito 2, S Fraser, J Santoromito) bt China 8
Test 2: Australia 10 (K Gynther 3, R Rippon, T Gofers 2, G Beadsworth, N Cuffe, B Knox) bt China 6


International Series, Canberra, April-May

Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Katie Finucane, Suzie Fraser, Kate Gynther, Gemma Hadley, Amy Hetzel. Bronwen Knox, Emma Knox, Alicia McCormack Sarah Mills, Patrice O’Neill, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches: Ryan Moar, Aleksandr Osadchuk. Eddie Denis, Andrew Yanitsas. Referee: Noel Harrod. Rowan Woodburn, Megan Varlow.

Test 1: Australia 15 (S Mills 4, S Fraser, B Knox, J Santoromito 2, K Finucane, R Rippon, K Gynther, M Santoromito, M Rippon) bt China 11
Test 2: Australia 10 (G Beadsworth 3, R Rippon 2, K Finucane, B Knox, S Mills, P O’Neill, M Rippon) bt China 7
Test 3: Australia 11 (G Beadsworth, J Santoromito, M Rippon 2, K Gynther, K Finucane, P O’Neill, R Rippon, S Smith) bt China 7
Test 4: Australia 8 (B Knox, S Fraser, M Santoromito 2, S Smith, M Rippon) bt China 7

Australia wins series 4-0


FINA World League, Asia-Oceania Prelims, Tianjin, China, May

Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Katie Finucane, Suzie Fraser, Kate Gynther, Gemma Hadley, Amy Hetzel. Bronwen Knox, Emma Knox, Alicia McCormack, Sarah Mills, Patrice O’Neill, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches: Ryan Moar, Aleksandr Osadchuk. Doctor: Grace Bryant. Physiotherapist: Danealle Lilley. Referee: Nicola Johnson.

Day 1: Australia 21 (A Hetzel, B Knox 4, M Rippon, M Santoromito, J Santoromito 3, S Fraser 2, P O’Neill, S Mills) bt China B 4
Day 2: Australia 11 (G Beadsworth, B Knox 3, K Gynther 2, R Rippon, M Rippon, G Hadley) bt China 9
Day 3: Australia 17 (G Beadsworth 4, M Rippon 3, G Hadley, B Knox 2, K Gynther, R Rippon, S Mills, J Santoromito, M Santoromito, A Hetzel) bt Japan 4
Day 4: Australia 16 (A Hetzel, P O’Neill, M Santoromito 3, G Beadsworth, M Rippon, G Hadley, B Knox, K Gynther, R Rippon, J Santoromito) bt China B 2
Day 5: Australia 11 (G Beadsworth, B Knox, K Gynther 3, M Santoromito, P O’Neill) bt China A 10; Japan 11 China B 9.
Day 6: Australia 19 (P O’Neill 4, S Fraser, M Santoromito 3, M Rippon, K Gynther, K Finucane, S Mills 2, J Santoromito) bt Japan 3

Final points: Australia 11, China 7, Japan 0


World League Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Victoria Brown, Nikita Cuffe, Suzie Fraser, Taniele Gofers, Kate Gynther, Amy Hetzel. Bronwen Knox, Emma Knox, Alicia McCormack, Sarah Mills, Patrice O’Neill, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches: Ryan Moar, Aleksandr Osadchuk. Manager: Jeanette Gunn. Physiotherapist: Danealle Lilley. Referee: Michael Hart.

International  Friendly, Tenerife, Spain, June

Australia 15 (P O’Neill, G Beadsworth, S Fraser, R Rippon, B Knox, S Mills 2, M Rippon, N Cuffe, T Gofers) bt Spain 8

FINA World League Super Finals, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, June

Day 1: USA 10 bt Australia 9 (B Knox, N Cuffe 2, M Rippon, R Rippon, S Fraser, T Gofers, G Beadsworth)
Day 2: Australia 10 (M Rippon, N Cuffe 3, G Beadsworth, S Fraser, M Santoromito, A Hetzel) bt China 8
Day 3: Canada 7 bt Australia 6 (G Beadsworth 3, R Rippon, S Mills, T Gofers)
Day 4: Australia 11 (S Fraser 4, B Knox 3, G Beadsworth 2, R Rippon, P O’Neill) Spain 7
Day 5: Australia 14 (N Cuffe 4, G Beadsworth 3, J Santoromito 2, M Santoromito, M Rippon, S Fraser, S Mills, B Knox) Russia 13 in penalty shootout (FT 9-9)
Final points: USA 15, Russia 10, Australia 8, Spain 5, Canada 6, China 1.

Day 6: Play-offs: 3rd & 4th, Australia 7 (G Beadsworth, B Knox 2, M Santoromito, S Fraser, T Gofers) bt Canada 6

Final placings: Russia, USA, Australia, Canada, China, Spain


USA Tour Team: Gemma Beadsworth, Nikita Cuffe, Suzie Fraser, Taniele Gofers, Kate Gynther, Amy Hetzel. Bronwen Knox, Emma Knox, Alicia McCormack, Melissa Rippon, Rebecca Rippon, Jenna Santoromito, Mia Santoromito. Head Coach: Greg McFadden. Assistant Coaches: Ryan Moar, Aleks Osadchuk.

International Series, California, USA, July

Game 1, Los Alamitos: USA 13 bt Australia 12 (G Beadsworth, B Knox 3, S Fraser, K Gynther 2, T Gofers, R Rippon).
Game 2, La Jolla: Australia 12 (B Knox 4, M Rippon 3, J Santoromito 2, G Beadsworth, R Rippon, T Gofers) bt USA 11
Game 3, Coronado: USA 12 bt Australia 6 (B Knox 2, G Beadsworth, R Rippon, S Mills, K Gynther)
Game 4, Stanford: USA 7 bt Australia 5 (K Gynther 2, T Gofers, B Knox, M Santoromito)


Olympic Games, Beijing, China, August

Team: 

Day 1: Australia 8 (G Beadsworth 4, T Gofers 2, B Knox, J Santoromito) Greece 6
Day 2: Australia 7 (M Rippon, R Rippon, B Knox 2, N Cuffe) bt Hungary 7
Day 3: Australia 10 (B Knox 4, G Beadsworth, K Gynther 2, R Rippon, T Gofers) Netherlands 9

Final group points: Hungary 5, Australia 5, Netherlands 2, Greece 0

Day 4: Quarterfinal: Australia 12 (K Gynther 5, N Cuffe 2, M Rippon, B Knox, M Santoromito, R Rippon, G Beadsworth) China 11
Day 5: Semifinal: USA 9 bt Australia 8 (K Gynther 3, R Rippon 2, M Rippon, G Beadsworth, B Knox)
Day 6: Bronze medal: Australia 12 (K Gynther 3, R Rippon 2, M Rippon, G Beadsworth, B Knox) bt Hungary 11 in penalty shootout (FT: 7-7. ET: 9-9. Pens: 3-2)

Final placings: Netherlands, USA, Australia, Hungary, China, Italy, Russia, Greece


Junior Women

USA Tour Team: Catherine Ainsworth, Amanda Cox, Danielle Bower, Alicia Brightwell, Samara Davie, Keesja Gofers, Emma Jackson, Holly Lincoln-Smith, Ebony Neesham, Glencora Ralph, Sophie Ricketts, Elise Rossato, Gabrielle Wikman. Head Coach: Phillip Bower. Manager: Jodie Taylor. Referee: Daniel Flahive.

International Friendly, Coronado, USA, July

Australia 9 (K Gofers, G Ralph 2, A Brightwell, G Wikman, H Lincoln-Smith, C Ainsworth, M Hammond) bt USA 8

Global Championship, Los Alamitos, USA, July

Day 1: Australia 10 (G Ralph 3, A Brightwell, K Gofers, E Rossato 2, H Lincoln-Smith) bt USA Born 1991 2
Day 2: Australia 12 (K Gofers 3, M Hammond, A Brightwell, H Lincoln-Smith 2, E Rossato, G Ralph, G Wikman) bt Canada 3; USA Born 1988 11 bt Australia 8 (H Lincoln-Smith 3, M Hammond, A Brightwell 2, K Gofers)
Day 3: Australia 13 (C Ainsworth 4, K Gofers 3, A Brightwell, G Ralph 2, E Neesham, Ricketts) USA Born 1991 4
Day 4: Australia 15 (A Brightwell 5, K Gofers, G Ralph 3, C Ainsworth, G Wikman, Ricketts, E Rossato) Canada 5
Day 5: USA Born 1988 bt Australia 4

Final placings: USA Born 1988, Australia, Canada, USA Born 1991


International Friendly, Budapest, Hungary, August

Hungary 14 bt Australia 13 (N Zagame 3, K Armstrong, A Carter, K Bryce, E Neesham 2, S Davie, N Stolz)


International Series, Manchester, England, August

Test 1: Australia 25 (N Zagame 8, K Miller 4, E Neesham 3, S Davie, K Mirabito, A Brightwell 2, K Armstrong, N Stoltz, S Farquhar, K Bryce) bt Great Britain 6
Test 2: Australia 17 (N Zagame 5, S Davie 3, A Brightwell 2, K Bryce, K Miller, H Robinson, S Farquhar, A Carter, K Mirabito, N Stoltz) bt Great Britain 2

Series won 2-0


Youth Girls

Global Challenge, Brisbane, Australia, June

Team Born ’90: Kaatya Armstrong, Ellie Bowden, Alicia Brightwell, Annabelle Carter, Keesja Gofers, Jamie-Lee Lewis, Beth Loder, Natalie McJannet, Kate Miller, Kara Mirabito, Victoria Risby, Gabrielle Wikman, Nicola Zagame. Head Coach: Greig Richardson. Assistant Coach: Scott Schweickle. Manager: Lynne Morrison.

Team Born ’91: Breanna Appel, Elle Armit, Isobel Bishop, Hannah Buckling, Mia Corbett, Rachel Flint, Emma Jo Grahame, Sarah Grunberger, Shannon Jones, Kayle Leatham, Claire Pierce, Ellen Pittorino, Serena Reid, Ashleigh Southern, Stephanie Thomas, Genevieve Venosta, Kelsey Wakefield. Head Coach: Peter Szilagyi. Assistant Coach: Taryn Woods. Manager: Annie Hayes.

Round 1: Australia Born ’90 10 (N Zagame 4, K Gofers 2, A Brightwell, K Miller, JL Lewis, G Wikman) bt USA 8; Australia Born ’91 13 (E Armit, B Appel, A Southern 3, EJ Grahame 2, I Bishop, R Flint) bt New Zealand 11
Round 2: Australia Born ’90 11 (K Miller, N Zagame 3, JL Lewis 2, A Brightwell, K Armstrong, G Wikman) bt Australia Born ’91 5 (H Buckling 2, B Appel, K Leatham, A Southern)
Round 3: Australia Born ’90 15 (A Brightwell 6, N Zagame 5, N McJannet 2, A Carter, K Gofers) bt New Zealand 7USA 13 bt Australia Born ’91 5 (A Southern 4, EJ Grahame)
Round 4: USA 10 bt Australia Born ’90 8 (N Zagame 4, A Brightwell, E Bowden, K Miller, K Armstrong), Australia Born ’91 14 (S Jones 4, S Thomas, K Leathem, EJ Grahame, C Pierce 2, J Venosta, B Appel) bt New Zealand 12
Round 5: Australia Born ’90 16 (K Miller 5, A Carter, N Zagame 3, A Brightwell 2, K Gofers, N McJannet, G Wikman) bt Australia Born ’91 8 (H Buckling, EJ Grahame 2, E Armit, G Venosta, S Grunberger, E Pittorino)
Round 6: USA 9 bt Australia Born ’91 7 (B Appel, A Southern 2, S Jones, K Leathem, H Buckling); Australia Born ’90 25 (N Zagame 8, A Brightwell 6, K Gofers 3, G Wikman 2, E Bowden, K Miller, A Carter, K Mirabito, N McJannet, K Armstrong) New Zealand 5

Final points: Australia ‘90 10, USA 10, Australia ‘91 4, NZ 0.

Semifinals: Australian Born ’90 11 (A Brightwell 5, N Zagame 2, E Bowden, K Gofers, K Armstrong, G Wikman) bt New Zealand 5; USA 10 bt Australia Born ’91 5 (E Armit, B Appel, A Southern, EJ Grahame, C Pearce)
Play-offs: For 3rd & 4th, Australia Born ’91 9 (S Grunberger 3, S Jones, S Thomas, H Buckling, R Flint, K Leatham, A Southern) bt New Zealand 6; for 1st & 2nd, USA 10 bt Australia Born ’90 8 (A Brightwell 3, K Miller, N Zagame 2, K Gofers)

Final placings: USA, Australia Born ’90, Australia Born 1991, New Zealand.


Pythia Cup, Itea, Greece, July

Team: Breanna Appel (c), Zoe Arancini (c), Isobel Bishop, Hannah Buckling, Rachel Flint, Emma-Jo Grahame, Sarah Grunberger, Shannon Jones, Kayle Leathem, Claire Pierce, Ellen Pittorino, Serena Reid, Ashleigh Southern, Stephanie Thomas, Genevieve Venosta, Kelsey Wakefield. Head Coach: Peter Szilagyi. Assistant Coach: Taryn Woods. Manager: Annie Hayes.

Day 1: Australia 11 (A Southern 4, B Appel 2, Z Arancini, S Thomas, S Grunberger, R Flint, H Buckling) bt Italy 8; Russia 14 bt Australia 9 (B Appel 3, A Southern 2, Z Arancini, EJ Grahame, C Pierce, S Jones)
Day 2: Spain 9 bt Australia 8 (B Appel 4, EJ Grahame 3, Z Arancini 2, A Southern); Australia 16 (K Leathem 5, Z Arancini 2, S Thomas, S Jones, R Flint, H Buckling, E Pittorino, EJ Grahame, C Pierce) bt France 5
Day 3: Australia 11 (B Appel 6, Z Arancini, A Southern 2, K Leathem) Greece 2

Final placings: Russia, Australia, Italy, Greece, France


Country Women

Singapore Invitational Series, Singapore, October-November

Team: Tegan Baines, Naomi Brooks, Leah Dodd, Carrie Fettes, Dale Gruber, Kelly Gruber, Mimi Hetzel, Bree Hoek, Kate Lawrence, Natalee McJannet, Ellie Singleton, Fiona Smyth, Angela Turnbull. Coach: Jen Hoade. Manager: Natalie Leaman.

Game 1: Australian Country 16 (J Coffin, E Dearman 4, H Miller, K Lawrence, J Lawrence 2, B Wakefield, T O’Neill) bt Singapore 3
Game 2: Australian Country 11 (J Lawrence, N Leaman, C Fettes 2, S O’Byrne, H Miller, B Hoek, K Lawrence, T O’Neill) bt Singapore 6
Game 3: Australian Country 15 (K Lawrence, B Hoek, H Miller 3, C Fettes 2, J Lawrence, E Dearman, B Wakefield, N Leaman) bt Singapore 4
Game 4: Australian Country 11 (C Fettes 3, K Lawrence, B Wakefield, B Hoek 2, T O’Neill, J Fanto) bt Singapore 4

Australian Country wins series 4-0.


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