02/03/2024

Some of the biggest movers this Free Agency Period (Photo: Sydney Flames, Bendigo Spirit and Southside Flyers/ Design: Elly McNerney)

Want to know who's signed with your WNBL side this season? See the list here, which will be updated as the signing news breaks across the WNBL.

The WNBL season is just around the corner with plenty of movement between teams ahead of the season starting on November 1. 

From crosstown switches in Melbourne to Opals captain Tess Madgen and Cayla George joining former coach Guy Molloy in Sydney. The Inner Sanctum takes a look at every move of the WNBL Free Agency period. 

Adelaide Lightning

Returning: Brooke Basham, Ella Batish, Isobel Borlase, Steph Talbot.

In: Brianna Turner (Phoenix Mercury), Jocelyn Willoughby (Sydney Flames), Elizabeth Tonks (UC Capitals), Isabelle Bourne (University of Nebraska).

Out: Marena Whittle (Spain), Chelsea Brook.

Bendigo Spirit 

Returning: Kelly Wilson, Sophia Locandro, Abbey Wehrung, Alicia Froling, Kelsey Griffin, Alex Wilson.

In: Ruth Davis (Barca CBS), Casey Samuels (Rockingham Flames), Mehryn Kraker, Esra McGoldrick (Mainland Pouakai).

Out: Anneli Maley (Perth Lynx).

Melbourne Boomers 

Returning: Kristy Wallace, Penina Davidson.

In: Sara Blicavs (Southside Flyers) Monique Conti (Southside Flyers), Aimee Rocci (Southside Flyers),Jordin Canada (LA Sparks), Keely Froling (Sydney Flames), Tera Reed (Kahu Basketball), Taylah Simmons.

Out: Cayla George (Sydney Flames), Tess Madgen (Sydney Flames), Tiffany Mitchell (Europe) Leilani Mitchell (Southside Flyers), Mia Murray (retired), Miela Goodchild (Perth Lynx), Rachel Brewster (retired), Tayla Ortlepp, Olivia Nelson Ododa, Lou Brown (Southside Flyers)

Cross code star Monique Conti is returning to the Boomers for season 2023/24 (Photo: Elly McNerney)

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Perth Lynx 

Returning: Mackenzie Clinch-Hoycard, Chloe Forster*, Amy Atwell.

In: Aari McDonald (Atlanta Dream), Emily Potter, Alex Ciabattoni, Anneli Maley (Bendigo Spirit), Miela Goodchild (Melbourne Boomers), Stephanie Gorman (Cockburn Cougars), Ashlee Hannan (Albury-Wodonga Bandits)

Out: Robbi Ryan (Sweden), Taylah Burrows (Sweden), Alex Sharp (UC Capitals), Chloe Bibby (Poland), Lauren Scherf (France), Sami Whitcomb (Townsville).

Southside Flyers 

Returning: Bec Cole, Maddy Rocci, Carley Ernst, Dallas Loughridge, Nyadiew Pouch, Lauren Jackson

In: Mercedes Russell (Seattle Storm), Leilani Mitchell (Melbourne Boomers), Lou Brown (Melbourne Boomers), Klara Wischer (Sandringham Sabres), Jasmine Dickey

Out: Sara Blicavs (Melbourne Boomers) Monique Conti (Melbourne Boomers), Aimee Rocci (Melbourne Boomers), Abby Bishop (Spain).

Sydney Flames 

Returning: Vanessa Panousis, Emma Clarke , Kiera Rowe.

In: Lara McSpadden (Townsville Fire), Lauren Nicholson (Townsville Fire), Cayla George (Melbourne Boomers), Tess Madgen (Melbourne Boomers), Shaneice Swain (UC Capitals), Didi Richards, Paige Bradley (Hobart Chargers)

Out: Tiana Mangakahia (retired), Emma Donnelly (Iona University), Jocelyn Willoughby (Adelaide Lightning), Keely Froling (Melbourne Boomers).

Townsville Fire

Returning: Tianna Hawkins, Mikaela Ruef, Steph Reid, Courtney Woods, Zitana Aokuso.

In: Cassandra Brown, Saffron Shiels, Sami Whitcomb (Perth Lynx), Alice Kunek (Sopron Basket), Jessica McDowell White.

Out: Shyla Heal (Poland), Kate Gaze, Lauren Nicholson (Sydney Uni Flames), Lara McSpadden (Sydney).

UC Capitals

Returning: Chloe Tugliach*, Jade Melbourne, Rebecca Pizzey, Nicole Munger, Alex Bunton, Tahlia Tupaea, Gemma Potter.

In:  Alex Sharp (Perth Lynx), Monica Okoye, Alex Fowler (Portland Pirates), Jayda Clarke.

Out: Brittany Smart, Shaneica Swain (Sydney Flames), Elizabeth Tonks (Adelaide Lightning).

*Elevated from development player

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