Bessie Manu

03 October 2013

Sport/Event: Netball

Date of Birth: 16 September 1986

Height: 176cm

Position: Wing Defence, Goal Defence, Goal Keeper

Coached by: Jess Thirlby, Denise Ellis

Occupation: Teacher, Kingswood School

Representational honours: New Zealand U21


Bessie joined the 2015 squad with a wealth of ANZ experience playing alongside the likes of Silver Ferns Captain Casey Kopua. Known for her ability to read the game and versatility in defence, the Kiwi, Bath’s first “import”, added an extra special dimension. Bessie also developed her coaching skills whilst here, taking on a role at Kingswood School in Bath.

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