Australia arrive in Japan for 24th IHF Women’s World Championship

Team photo of Australian women's team at the airport dressed in national team uniforms

The 24th IHF Women’s World Championship begins in Kumamoto on November 30, and the Australia team have arrived in Japan for their final preparation ahead of the event.

The 16 players who will represent Australia at Japan 2019 are:


1 Jemima Harbort
13 Manon Vernay
19 Amy Thomas

Court players:

5 Jessica Fallah
7 Ana Medjed
8 Sally Potocki
11 Emma Guignard
12 Laura Player
14 Madeleine McAfee
16 Rosa Boyd
17 Jessie Wood
21 Manon Livingstone
22 Heather Cooper
25 Olivia Mowat
27 Theresa Fitzgerald
30 Brianna Keyes

Australia will play from preliminary round Group B, where they will open the campaign against Denmark. Australia will also meet current world champions France, Germany, Asian champions South Korea and South and Central American champions Brazil in the preliminary round.

Daily news updates on the 24th IHF Women’s World Championship will be available on the official website of the International Handball Federation: