Stacey Francis has confirmed that she is staying at West Coast Fever for 2021.

West Coast Fever have extended the contracts of international defender Stacey Francis, goal attack Alice Teague-Neeld and defender Olivia Lewis until the end of the 2021 Suncorp Super Netball season.

The news caps off a remarkable season for the trio, with Teague-Neeld and Lewis being selected in the Australian Development Squad and Francis being selected in the England Roses program.

West Coast Fever Head Coach Stacey Marinkovich said it was important to continue to develop her young squad while maintaining the stalwarts of the club.

“Stacey Francis is a great defender and continues to push her teammates to be the best and I’m really excited to see what she can do on court with Fever again next year,” she said.

“The depth of our squad is really important, especially in the season we have just played. Alice continues to develop her game and partner with Jhaniele really well.”

“As a product of the WA player pathway, Olivia is an important part of our defensive structure and her game continues to improve. She performed against some of the best shooters in the League and I’m excited to be part of her continued growth into the future.”

Francis, Teague-Neeld and Lewis join 2021 signed players Captain Courtney Bruce, Jhaniele Fowler, Verity Charles and Jess Anstiss.