As part of the Melbourne program, the Gems will host the Japan National U19 team, and will utilise the opportunity to find some form in preparation for the World Championships in Chile, which take place between 21–31 July, 2011.
The Gems will play a three-game friendly series against Japan with the games to be played on 31 March, 1 and 2 April.
Full details of the Gems vs Japan series will be available on the website soon.
Under 19s Australian Gems Basketball Squad
Rebecca ALLEN / Forward / VIC /AIS
Sara BLICAVS / Forward / VIC/AIS
Alexandra BUNTON / Forward-Centre / ACT/AIS
Aimie CLYDESDALE / Guard / VIC
Rebecca COLE / Guard / VIC/AIS
Madeleine GARRICK / Guard / VIC/AIS
Kerryn HARRINGTON / Guard / VIC
Jillian HAUGHTON / Guard / QLD
Nadeen PAYNE / Forward / QLD
Tayla ROBERTS / Forward-Centre / TAS/AIS