Monica Tagoai named in Black Ferns 7s Development

Marist St Pats' Monica Tagoai has been named in the Black Ferns Sevens Development Squad to travel to Japan next month.

The announcement caps off a great summer for Monica after winning the NZ Marist Womens 7s tournament with MSP last month and captaining St Mary's College to the Condor 7s title in December. She has played sevens at Marist St Pats for the past two seasons.

Monica joins a group of talented players will be winging their way to Japan next month. The team will depart on Saturday 11 March and return Sunday 19 March.

They will be involved in a four team mini tournament on the 16 and 17 March featuring the Japan National Women’s Sevens Squad with two sides and Hong Kong National Women’s Team.

The Black Ferns Development Squad is:

Danielle Paenga – Waikato
Lesley Ketu – Waikato
Monica Tagoai – Wellington
Kendra Reynolds – Bay of Plenty
Shakira Baker – Waikato (Black Ferns Sevens)
Crystal Mayes – Manawatu (Black Ferns Sevens)
Lauren Balsillie – Manawatu
Ora Williams – Bay of Plenty
Jess Drummond – Tasman
Risaleaana Pouri-Lane – Tasman
Natahlia Moors – Auckland
Huia Harding - Waikato
Autumn Stephens – Bay of Plenty
Rebecca Kersten – Bay of Plenty
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