|Full name||Mary Loy (née Allitt)|
1 November 1925|
Deniliquin, New South Wales,
|Died||10 December 2013
|Bowling style||Right-arm off-break|
|Test debut (cap 35)||16 June 1951 v England|
|Last Test||20 July 1963 v England|
|Domestic team information|
|1940s–1960s||New South Wales|
|Source: CricketArchive, 6 January 2014|
Mary Loy (née Allitt) OAM (1 November 1925 – 10 December 2013) was an Australian cricketer who captained the national women's team on three occasions in 1963. She played 11 Tests, after making her debut against England in 1951, making a top score of 76. She also played for New South Wales.
On 23 August 2000, Allitt was awarded the Australian Sports Medal and on 1 January 2001, she was awarded the Centenary Medal for her contribution to cricket. Under her married name of Mary Loy she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in June 2007 in recognition of her lifelong commitment to the game. Allitt died in December 2013, and was described as a "trailblazer" and "pioneer of women's cricket" in a Cricket Australia obituary.
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- "Trailblazer Mary Loy passes away" – Cricket Australia. Published 12 December 2013. Retrieved 6 January 2013.