Open Women's Teams from the 1970's

1970 Victorian Open Women Team

1970 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1970 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1970 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Perth.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Tina Banitska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Beruta Casper 14
 Sandra Farquharson         1
 Judy Fellowes 12
 Jan Foot 8
 Rita Guy 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Josephine Loton 6
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Midge Nelson 11
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Norma Smith 5
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


1971 Victorian Open Women Team

1971 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1971 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1971 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Hobart.                          

 Player Name Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp 5
 Tina Banistska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Beruta Casper 14
 Sandra Farquharson 1
 Judy Fellows 12
 Jan Foot 8
 Diana Grail 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Josephine Loton 6
 Joanne Maher 4
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Midge Nelson 11
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


1972 Victorian Open Women Team

1972 Victorian Open Women team photo

1972 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1972 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Canberra.

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Tina Banitska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Biruta Casper 14
 Carol Dicker 5
 Sandra Farquharson 1
 Judy Fellowes 12
 Jan Foot 8
 Cheryl Hasham 9
 Jill Lindsay 10
 Joanne Maher 4
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Sue Meier 15
 Midge Nelson 11
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach 
 Elizabeth Corby Manager 
 Josephine Loton Statistician 
 Merle Short Delegate 
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


1973 Victorian Open Women Team

1973 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1973 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1973 Gilleys Shield was won by New South Wales in Brisbane. 

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Tina Banitska 10
 Barbara Bates 12
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Sandra Farquharson 1
 Jan Foot 8
 Roslyn Greenwood 3
 Cheryl Haysham 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Jill Lindsay 6
 Joanne Maher 4
 Sue Meier 15
 Midge Nelson 11
 Merrilyn Pitts 5
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Elizabeth Corby Manager
 Josephine Loton Statistician
 Merle Short Delegate
 Marj Dwyer Delegate
 Daisy Melville Liason Officer

 

 


1974 Victorian Open Women Team

1974 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1974 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1974 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Melbourne.

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Tina Banistka 10 
 Barbara Bates  12 
 Rhonda Boyd
 Ruth Buckstein
 Sandra Farquharson
 Jan Foot
 Denise Hutchinson
 Jill Lindsay 6
 Joanne Maher
 Jenny Miles 14
 Midge Nelson 11 
 Merrilyn Pitts 5
 Margaret Swann 13 
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach 
 Gladys Phillips Ass. Coach 
 Elizabeth Corby Manager 
 Josephine Loton Statistician
 Merle Short Delegate 
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


 

1975 Victorian Open Women Team

1975 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1975 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1975 Gilleys Shield was won by Queensland in Sydney.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Barbara Bates 12
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Ruth Buckstein 9
 Sue Chambers 3
 Sandra Farquharson 1
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Jill Lindsay 10
 Joanne Maher 4
 Jenny Miles 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Celia Nixon 6
 Merrilyn Pitts 5
 Margaret Swann 13
 Rhonda Wills 8
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Lenka Morgan Manager
 Josephine Loton Statistician

 


 

1976 Victorian Open Women Team

1976 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1976 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1976 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Adelaide.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Barbara Bates 12 
 Evelyn Botfield 6
 Rhonda Boyd
 Ruth Buckstein
 Jan Foot
 Denise Hutchinson
 Robyn Knevitt 13 
 Jill Lindsay 10 
 Midge Nelson 11 
 Glenys Nolan
 Joanne Paez
 Merrilyn Pitts
 Sandra Troyahn
 Rhonda Wills 14
 Officals Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Elizabeth Corby Manager 
 Josephine Loton Statistician 
 Helen Gunn Liason Officer 

 


 

1977 Victorian Open Women Team

1977 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1977 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Perth.

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Barbara Bates 12
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Sandra Farquharson 1
 Margot Forsyth 13
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Robyn Knevitt 8
 Jill Lindsay 10
 Gea Lovell 4
 Jenny Miles 6
 Midge Nelson 11
 Celia Nixon 3
 Merrilyn Pitts 5
 Rhonda Wills 14
 Pat Young 9
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach 
 Elizabeth Corby Manager 
 Josephine Loton Statistician 

 


 

1978 Victorian Open Women Team

1978 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1978 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The Gilleys Shied was won by ACT in Hobart.

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Jan Allsopp 8
 Evelyn Botfield 6
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Ruth Buckstein 13
 Margot Forsyth 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Jill Lindsay 10
 Gea Lovell 4
 Jenny Miles  15
 Midge Nelson 11 
 Merrilyn Pitts
 Sandra Troyahn
 Celia Van Polen 3
 Rhonda Wills 14
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach 
 Elizabeth Corby Manager 
 Josephine Loton  Statistician 

 


 

1979 Victorian Open Women Team

1979 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1979 Australian Open Womens Softball Championship Program

The 1979 Gilleys Shield was won by ACT in Canberra.

 Player Name Uniform # 
 Jan Allsopp
 Barbara Bates 12 
 Rhonda Boyd
 Ruth Buckstein 13 
 Trayce Burt  
 Jenny Dunn   
 Denise Hutchinson
 Jayne Kotz  
 Jill Lindsay  10 
 Gea Lovell  
 Glenis Nolan  11 
 Joanne Paez 
 Merrilyn Pitts  5
 Sue Smith 
 Officials Role 
 Midge Nelson Coach 
 Glory Bain  Manager 
 Jean Wynn  Statistician