Tasmanian Roar

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Tasmanian Roar
Tas Roar logo.png
Personnel
Captain Australia Brooke Hepburn
Coach England Salliann Briggs
Team information
Founded 2009
Home ground Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Capacity 19,500
Official website: [1]

The Tasmanian Roar are the women's representative cricket team for the Australian state of Tasmania and they compete in the Women's National Cricket League Twenty20 tournament. For the 2009-10 season, the Tasmanian Roar have a naming rights sponsorship deal with local Tasmanian bakery chain Cripps Nubake. Tasmania was the last Australian state to enter a team in the national women's competition, debuting in the inaugural 2009-10 Twenty20 season.[1] The development of a representative side for Tasmania has been seen as an excellent progression of the women's game in the state, where until the Roar were founded, talented women cricketers had to travel inter-state to participate in competitive cricket.[2]

The Tasmanian Roar played their first ever match against the ACT Meteors at Manuka Oval in Canberra on 23 October 2009.[3] After losses in their first three matches of the season, the Tasmanian Roar achieved their first ever match win, by beating the South Australian Scorpions by 6 wickets with one ball to spare on 6 December 2009.[4] The Roar finished with a season record of 1-5.

In season 2010-2011 The Tasmanian Roar made their debut in the WNCL one day competition, making them fully fledged members.

Current Squad[edit]

Name Nat Birth date Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen
28 Emily Divin Australia - Right hand -
74 Emma Thompson Australia (1990-10-02) 2 October 1990 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm Medium
1 Courtney Webb Australia - -
13 Laura Wright Australia - - -
All-rounders
12 Brooke Hepburn Australia (1990-10-04) 4 October 1990 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium captain
7 Stefanie Daffara Australia (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm Medium
3 Erin Fazackerley Australia (1998-07-03) 3 July 1998 (age 19) Right-handed Right-arm Medium
27 Corinne Hall Australia (1987-10-12) 12 October 1987 (age 30) Right-handed Right -arm Off-break
33 Isobel Joyce Republic of Ireland (1983-07-25) 25 July 1983 (age 34) Right-handed Left-arm Medium
10 Meg Phillips Australia (1996-02-02) 2 February 1996 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm Medium
4 Veronica Pyke Australia (1994-11-04) 4 November 1994 (age 23) Right-handed Left-arm Medium
2 Celeste Raack Australia (1996-05-18) 18 May 1996 (age 21) Right -handed Right-Arm [[Leg break
Wicket-keepers
8 Georgia Redmayne Australia (1993-12-08) 8 December 1993 (age 24) Left-handed -
Bowlers
9 Katelyn Fryett Australia (1992-05-28) 28 May 1992 (age 25) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium

Coaching Staff[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • WNCL Titles: NA
  • WNCL Runners-up: NA
  • WNCL T20 Titles: 0
  • WNCL T20 Runners-up: 0

Individual awards[edit]

  • Erin Burns - Player of the Year 2009/2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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