Northern Mendi Rays

Player Profiles

BERYL FRIDAY

Position: GA / GS
Heritage: Aboriginal
Hometown: Ingham, QLD

Career:
Qld Firebirds West Coast Fever (injury replacement player)
Team Bath (UK Superleague)
Australian U21’s.

Highlight: 
Winning the 2014 HART Sapphire Series playing with the Brisbane East Tigers.

JAYDI TAYLOR-CHAFFEY

Position: WD / GD / GK
Heritage: New Zealand Maori
Hometown: New Zealand

Career:
Hawkes Bay Rep U15, 17, 19 from 2012-2017. Aotearoa Maori Secondary School International Team 2016 & 2017. WBOP Beko League Team 2018.

Highlight: 
Winning the 2017 international secondary school competition in FIJI undefeated.

EDEN CASSIDY

Position: WA / C
Heritage: Australian
Hometown: Sunshine Coast, now residing in Townsville

Career:
2021 Northern Mendi Rays

Highlight: 
I just love the comradery of being part of the Northern Mendi Rays. I am a teacher and love that I have the opportunity to pass some of the elite skills I learn onto our future netball girls in the north.

KELSEY MCPHEE

Position: GS / GA
Heritage: New Zealand Maori
Hometown: Hastings, Hawkes Bay

Career:
Waikato BOP Magic 2019-2020 Waikato BOP NNL Team 2018 NZ Maori U21 2015 NZ Maori Secondary School 2015

Highlight: 
I cried when I made the NZ Maori Secondary Schools team. My family and I had 2 weeks to find/fundraise $5000 to pay for a trip to Malaysia to play in a small international competition including Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and a Pacifica Team. We came out on top unbeaten! This was also my first time out of New Zealand!

MICHAELA KADLECEK

Position: C / WA
Heritage: Papua New Guinea and Dutch
Hometown: Port Moresby, PNG, now living in Cairns

Career:
Rays 2019 foundation member. Representing Cairns since age 14. Representing PNG in the 2022 Pacific Series.

Highlight: 
Made my South Australian Premier League debut against Hannah Petty and also played against Erin Bell in 2018. It was a pretty cool year! 

SARAH MORTON

Position: WD
Heritage: Australian
Hometown: Auchenflower, Brisbane, now residing in Townsville

Career:
2011 – 2018 Brisbane North Cougars
2019 – 2021 Brisbane South Wildcats

Highlight: 

Coming up as GD against my little sister at GA in the 2017 tier 2 grand final – she outplayed me but we still came away with the win.

SHELLEY ROSANOFF

Position: GD / GK
Heritage: Australian
Hometown: Brisbane

Career:
2012 – 2021 Carina Leagues Club Tigers

Highlight: 
The best netball story occurs every year after you’ve survived pre-season together and finally get to go out on court and play as a team!

ESTEL MOCELUTU

Position: C / WA
Heritage: Australian, Fiji
Hometown: Townsville

Career:
Northern Mendi Rays for 3 years
2021 U18 Rays team
2022 QLD State U19 Team

Highlight: 

Either winning the 2020 Premier League Grand Final with Neptunes, my sister and the Poochies or playing 10 years of the sport I love looking like a little boy in a dress with a Centre bib on.

UNAISI RAULUNI

Position: GA
Heritage: Fijian
Hometown: Fiji

Career:
Fijian Pearl Captain
World Youth team – Glasgow
2015 & 2019 World Cup
Fast 5 – England
Vice Captain – Representing Fiji in the 2022 Pacific Series.

Highlight: 
Made my South Australian Premier League debut against Hannah Petty and also played against Erin Bell in 2018. It was a pretty cool year! 

EMA MUALUVU

Position: GK / GD
Heritage: Fiji
Hometown: Fiji

Career:
Representing Fiji in;
2019 World Cup – England Singapore test NZ Cadbury Series
2021 Mendi Rays player
2021 Cairns python in NNL Representing Fiji in the 2022 Pacific Series.

Highlight: 

 

Training Partners

ALISSA CAREY

AMITY BUGEJA

MACKENZIE LINTON

KIRSTY JANE SOU