Currie shoots into big league
ROCKHAMPTON shooter Erin Currie now has no regrets.
Currie was one of four Central Queenslanders named in the inaugural NQ Steelcats team this week to play in the Brisbane State League starting in April.
Others selected were Biloela's Angela Horn (shooter) and Bridgett Alldridge (wing defence) and Baralaba's Kate Bromley (centre).
Currie was initially unsure if she would attend the trials in Townsville last Saturday.
"I thought if I don't do it now I won't do it,'' Currie said.
"I think I would have regretted it.
"Last year I didn't have too much to do with rep netball and next year I'll be finishing my teaching degree.''
Currie, 20, is a slightly nervous about the call-up, and is now determined to get to her peak fit- ness, but has welcomed a chance for North Queensland players to play on this stage.
"People that coach the Queensland team will get to see us.'' Steelers coach Julie Marty, of Townsville, said the standard of play at the trials was "unbelievable''.
Marty welcomes Horn's experi- ence in the shooting circle and also sees potential in Currie's shooting ability. The Steelers coach was also impressed with Alldridge's solid work at wing defence while Bromley's speed and deceptive elevation also pleased the Steelers coach. Their first test is in Brisbane on April 22-23.