We have discussed the fact that if it comes down to a line-ball decision, we are looking at 2008 and beyond and that exposure to international competition is something we always keep in the back of our mind.

We believe we have treated her with respect by giving her a fair opportunity to appeal.

The High Performance Program Management Committee strongly recommends that you read the 2006 selection policy and criteria in full to understand this decision.

It's not a sport you equate with impact injuries but there is a high rate of them.