Women’s Team of the Decade 2008-2017

On Monday night at the annual Mulrooney Medal Presentation Night, the Women’s Team of the Decade (2008-2017) was announced to celebrate the leagues 20th Anniversary.

A Team of the Decade was announced after the Women’s League first ten years and it seemed fitting to recognise the most recent decade of achievements.

It was an extremely difficult process to select this team as there have been some outstanding players take part in the competition over the past ten years.

Name Club Name Club Name Club
Back Pocket Full Back Back Pocket
Samantha Engel Ainslie / Molonglo Susan Cadman Gungahlin Melissa Backhouse Eastlake
Half Back Flank Centre Half Back Half Back Flank
Heather Anderson Belconnen Angela Ballerini Tuggeranong Melinda Hyland Riverina
Wing Centre Wing
Hannah Gill (vc) Ainslie / Eastlake Holly Cogle Ainslie / Molonglo Rebecca Hall Eastlake
Half Forward Flank Centre Half Forward Half Forward Flank
Elise O’Dea Belconnen Kathryn Ghirardello Tuggeranong Kasie Nugent Eastlake
Forward Pocket Full Forward Forward Pocket
Hannah Dunn Queanbeyan Karina Demant Ainslie / Eastlake Anne-Maree Ghirardello Tuggeranong
Ruck Ruck Rover Rover
Luisa Marzotto Ainslie Brittany Tully Ainslie / Gungahlin Julie McLean (c) Riverina
Ella Ross Queanbeyan Louise Winter (nee Castle) Eastlake Hannah Wallet Belconnen
Sarah Rose Eastlake Rohana Prince Eastlake Caitlin Bunker Gungahlin
Emily Diprose Eastlake
Coach Manager Trainer
Rebecca Goddard Eastlake Karen Braeden Eastlake Lauren Gallagher Ainslie / Molonglo