New South Wales Surge

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New South Wales Surge
Founded 2013
Based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Home field Centrebet Stadium
League Legends Football League
Division LFL Australia
Colors Sky blue, White and Navy blue

              

Head coach Jason Taffey
Owner(s) Legends Football League, LLC
Lingerie Bowl wins 2013–14
Website Official site

The New South Wales Surge is an expansion team in the Legends Football League set to begin play in the 2013 season. Based in Sydney, New South Wales,[1] the Surge will play its home games at the Centrebet Stadium.[2][3][4]

The Surge are one of four charter team to play in the LFL Australia league, the other's are Queensland Brigade, Victoria Maidens, and Western Australia Angels, along with two additional teams in markets to be announced.

The Surge's colours are a tribute to New South Wales professional football team's, the New South Wales Waratahs and New South Wales Blues.

History[edit]

On 26 July 2012, the first LFL Australia team was unveiled as the New South Wales Surge to be based in Sydney.[5] The Surge were to originally play its home games at Škoda Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales.[6] This was later changed following a deal with Australian NRL club Penrith Panthers to play home games at Centrebet Stadium in Penrith, Greater Western Sydney.[7] The first game in franchise history was slated for 7 December, 2013 Against Queensland Brigade at Penrith Stadium in a State of Origin style match.

Inaugural New South Wales Surge Team[edit]

Number Name
1 Shari Onley
2 Lisa Tauariki
3 Corban McGregor
4 Quincy Hewitt
5 Amanda Janes
6 Charmaine Pavelka
7 Chloe Butler
8 Mallory Voguelhuber
9 Renae Hahn
10 Bonnie Gillespie
11 Bronte Zeiher
12 Kate Lilly
13 Monique Gaxiola
14 Waiata Hewitt
15 Allison Laws
16 Kayla Mulvogue
17 Jacinda Barclay
18 Kiana Toby
19 Alina Esteban
20 Tahina Booth

Honours[edit]

For the 2013–14 LFL Australia season the Bonnie Gillespie won League MVP, Jacinda Barclay won Offensive Player of the Year and Bronte Zeiher won Defensive Player of the Year at the 2014 LFL Australia Awards[8]

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