Name: April Letton
Nickname: Ape, Pril, Prilly
Date of Birth: 19 April 1990
ANZ Championship Caps: 8
ANZ Premierships: One - 2011
Former ANZ Championship Team: QLD Firebirds (replacement player)
Number of years in ANZ Championship: Two (2011-2012)
Netball Career Highlights:
2011 Diamonds training partner
2011 Netball NSW Waratahs ANL team - premiers
2011 NSW 21/U Team captain - premiers
2011 21/U National Netball Championship MVP
2011 ANZ Championship victory with QLD Firebirds (replacement player)
2011 Australian 21/U Team
2010 21/U National Netball Championship co-MVP
2010 AIS Anne Clark Award
2010 FastNet Diamonds team
2010 Australian World Youth Cup Squad
NSW Representative 2005-2011, winning 11 National Championships
Age started playing netball: 8
2012 NSW Swifts recruit April Letton is a rising star of Australian netball.
Standing at 185cm, April is the tallest in the NSW Swifts defensive unit which includes two of international netball’s most decorated defenders, Mo’onia Gerrard and Sonia Mkoloma.
After a breakout year in 2011, April has continued to go from strength-to-strength after making her FastNet Diamonds debut in 2010 and is a regular invitee to Diamonds training camps.
2012 will be April’s first full season in the ANZ Championship, after having a taste of the action in 2011 as a replacement player for the QLD Firebirds.
A Sutherland Shire junior, former AIS Scholarship holder and member of the Australian 21/U Team, Letton was captain of the victorious NSW 21/U Team that won the 2011 National Netball Championships for the fourth consecutive year – an event where she was also named Tournament MVP for the second consecutive year.