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New South Wales Breakers Cricket

New South Wales Breakers

Full NameNew South Wales Breakers


GroundSydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust, Sydney, Bankstown Oval


Lisa Griffith All Rounder Right Handed 27
Sarah Aley Bowler Right Arm 35
Stella Campbell Bowler Right Arm 17
Lauren Cheatle Bowler Left Arm 21
Rene Farrell Bowler Right Arm 33
Jodie Hicks Batsman Right Handed 23
Saskia Horley All Rounder Right Handed 20
Phoebe Litchfield Batsman Right Handed 17
Hayley Silver-Holmes Batsman - 2019
Lauren Smith Bowler Right Arm 23
Naomi Stalenberg Batsman Right Handed 26
Rachel Trenaman Batsman Right Handed 19
Tahlia Wilson Wicketkeeper Right Handed 20
Erin Burns Batsman Right Handed 31
Alyssa Healy - Right Handed 30
Ashleigh Gardner All Rounder Right Handed 23
Rachael Haynes Batsman Left Handed 33
Maddy Darke Batsman Right Handed 19
Hannah Darlington All Rounder Right Handed 19
Anika Learoyd All Rounder - 2019

New South Wales Breakers is the most successful Australian women’s domestic cricket team in the 50-over competition called Women’s National Cricket League that occurs annually. As it is evident from the name, it represents the New South Wales state in the competition. It is one of the seven teams that fight it out to win the Ruth Preddey Cup by winning the Final of the 50-over competition.

The New South Wales Breakers team is one of the five teams participating in the competition since the first season way back in 1996/97.


The Breakers have won the title way more number of times than any other team. To be precise, they have won it 20 out of 23 times. They even shared an unbelievable streak of 10 wins from 2005/06 to 2014/15. They currently enjoy a streak of 3 consecutive title wins after the 2018/19 season.

WNCL One Day Final - NSW v QLD

Club Trajectory

They have a trajectory that does has not been matched by any other team in the world probably any other cricketing league. They can boast of utter dominance in the tournament. They started their National Cricket League campaign with six consecutive championship wins.

Victoria Women's Team then interrupted their streak by winning a competition in 2002/03, losing to them in the next Final and again winning it in 2004/05. The Breakers then went on to enjoy their best-ever streak of 10 years as Champions.


They once qualified for the Finals in 2015/16 but lost to South Australia. This was just a blip in their performance on that day, which was proven by them by winning the next three titles. They are surely the team to watch out for in the upcoming 2019/20 edition of the Women’s National Cricket League.

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