Week one of state netball will serve as an early return home visit for one of the Cavaliers' newest players.
Defender and keeper Bec Hyland will face her old team Kingston in Hobart on Saturday.
We'll just keep it on the court and it'll be fineBec Hyland on playing her old team Kingston
The 25-year-old moved North after getting a job in Launceston.
"In terms of why I wanted to go to the Cavs - I love their work ethic, their professionalism and I just wanted to be a part of that culture," Hyland said.
"Playing my old team for the first game - that's always going to be a bit nerve-wracking, love those girls.
"I'll try not to pass it to them ... we'll just keep it on the court and it'll be fine."
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Cavs captain Shelby Miller said the team was going in confident and eager to get behind their new teammate Hyland.
"That'll be a really good game to get around her and have a first hit-out," she said.
The Cavs will also face the Arrows in the weekend's opening double-headers.
The Northern Hawks will also be in Hobart, playing against Waratah on Saturday before hitting out against Karana on Sunday.
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"We've had a few niggles injury-wise over the past month, but they're recovering pretty well and should be right for the games this weekend," Hawks captain Danni Pickett said.
"For us, it's about going into round one and two back-to-back and recovery.
"We'll be heading to the beach on Saturday, getting in the water, making sure we're eating and sleeping well and backing it up at 11am on Sunday - it's a very short turnaround."
Tomorrow's matches will start at 2pm for the Cavs, and 5pm for the Hawks.
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