When you’ve been on top for nearly a decade, everyone is waiting for you to fall off. But new playing coach Brad Cox-Goodyer and first-time captain Jay Foon are looking to forge a fresh identity and keep North Launceston as competitive as ever.
BBL |10 was a season like no other, but Jordan Silk and the Sydney Sixers still got a fairy-tale ending. He opens up on the challenges of the hub, the post-championship celebrations and his white-ball aspirations for Australia.
Despite this season not going to plan so far, Jordan Silk is excited by what he sees from the Tasmanian Tigers. He also discusses where the Sheffield Shield is placed right now and having Tim Paine around the team.
Ever since Fremantle joined the AFLW at its inception, foundations players like Gabby O’Sullivan have been building towards the ultimate goal. The star forward dives into what has been an unpredictable 2021 season and how she got her nickname over.
Rachel Priest admits “she didn’t really have a choice” when she decided to retire from international cricket with New Zealand. But she’s turned that initial setback into an opportunity across the ocean, where she is leading both on and off the field for Tasmania.
Fremantle is reaping the rewards of a tough rebuild, with an emerging core of young players ready to propel it into a new era. But it remains to be seen whether this will be enough to put the Dockers back into the top eight.
Tiah Haynes’ journey back to Fremantle has been far from easy, facing numerous challenges and setbacks along the way. But for all the hardship and adversity she’s had to endure, Haynes has not only overcome it, but used it to become a better player.
Launceston survived the pain of a 2019 Grand Final loss, it got through the challenges of last year, its journey to a Premiership was more difficult than most you’ll find, but that just made the outcome all the more rewarding.