Joanne Butland

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Joanne Butland
Personal information
Full name Joanne Butland
Date of birth (1978-11-24) 24 November 1978 (age 35)
Place of birth Australia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
QAS Sting
Canberra Eclipse
National team
1999–2000  Australia 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 February 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 February 2010

Joanne Butland (born 24 November 1978[1]) is an Australian who has played association football, Australian rules football and international rules football.

Association football[edit]

Club career[edit]

Butland played in the Women's National Soccer League for Canberra Eclipse and QAS Sting.[2][3][4]

International career[edit]

She played four matches for the Australia women's national association football team in 1999 and 2000.[5][6]

Australian rules football[edit]

After changing sports at the suggestion of her sister-in-law she soon became a star for North Cairns in the AFL Cairns Women's League. She was the league Best and Fairest four times in five years between 2003 and 2008. She was selected in the All-Australian team between 2005 and 2007. She was, as of 2009, player-coach of North Cairns.[7][8][9]

International rules football[edit]

In 2006 she was part of the first Australian women's international rules football team to tour Ireland.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matildas squads - August 1998". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "1996/97 Season Round 5 Results". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Women's NSL - Season 1999/2000". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Women's NSL - Season 2000/2001". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Esamie, Thomas. "Matildas Internationals for 1999". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Esamie, Thomas. "Matildas Internationals for 2000". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  7. ^ "Stars of Division 1". Football Budget (West Australian Football Commission). 30 May 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "Player Profiles". West Australian Football Commission. 28 May 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  9. ^ "Women’s Round Monday: Jo Butland". Australian Football League. 1 June 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  10. ^ Lane, Samantha (15 October 2006). "Women join in changing rules". The Age. Retrieved 16 February 2010.