|Born||7 June 1921|
Clifton Hill, Victoria
|Died||30 August 2010(aged 89)|
|Bowling||Right arm leg-spin|
|Only Test (cap 24)||20 March 1948 v New Zealand|
Source: CricInfo, 29 January 2015
In 1949, Edwards was named the captain of the first Australian Open Women's Team to play a test series against New Zealand. She coached in four Women’s World Championships from 1965–1978, winning gold at the inaugural 1965 ISF Women's World Championships in Melbourne. For her contribution to the sport she was became an inductee into both the Softball Australia and the ISF Hall of Fame, as well as becoming a Life Member of Softball Victoria.
Edwards died on 30 August 2010.
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