The Tasmanian team for the 2019 Pizzey Cup has been named.
The Pizzey Cup is an annual event for the best 18 and under students from each state. The inaugural event was held in 1963 and is named after former Queensland Premier Jack Pizzey. Past competitors include Pat Rafter, Sam Stosur and Casey Dellacqua.
South Australia hosts the 2019 edition, played from 4-12 May in Adelaide.
The Tasmanian team includes Sam Edgar, who was named in the All-Australian team after his performance at the 2018 edition.
|Tasmania Pizzey Cup team 2019|
|Ruben McCormack||Charlotte Ingram|
|Sam Edgar||Arnaka Bourn|
|Sam Whitehead||Claudia Barnes|
|Casey Ambler||Rebecca Flinn|
|Thomas Hann||Felicity Radcliff|
|Ben Fergusson||Hannah Sheers|
|Oliver Hadley||Anamanu Vaka|
|Jake Elmer||Olivia McHugh|
Tasmania’s National Academy Head Coach Simon Youl and David Dickson will accompany the team as coaches, with Katherine Kelly filling the team manager role.
“We have a great group of players that will represent Tasmania proudly with both their attitude and effort,” said Youl, who represent Tasmania in the event when he was a junior player.