"People expect you to give up when you take a blow but you've just got to step it up and train a lot harder," she said.
"I definitely wanted to work harder after I didn't make the under 17s.
"It was me or another girl.
" I just wanted to keep training and playing hard and push it to make the team."
Saville flew out this morning for the championships and was looking forward to pulling on the sky blue.
"I can't wait," she said. "I am really excited to get down there. I just want to play my best when I get on the court."
The Penrith representative was recently awarded a NSW Institute of Sport Talented Athlete Scholarship for the second consecutive year.
"I was very honoured and couldn't be happier to get another one," she said.
"It's a $10,000 scholarship and you get the best coaching, best facilities, one-on-one time with the coaches.
"I learnt so much last year, and training with girls who are up to that standard helped me a lot."
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Posted 28th March 2012