Open Women's Teams from the 1950's

1950 Victorian Open Women Team

1950 Victorian Open Women team Photo

The 1950 Gllleys Shield was won by Victorian in Sydney.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Wilma Barrett  4
 Betty Collins
 Lorraine Cowan 14 
 Val Crozier
 Myrtle Edwards 1
 Aileen Franklin 17 
 Joan Harry 16 
 Elva Holloway 13 
 Elaine Jackson 12 
 Royce Jackson 3
 Leila Jones
 Dot Lumsden 11 
 Dorothy Pell 15 
 Barbara Porter 2
 Alice Treloar 5
 Lois Watts 10 
 Eileen Wignall
 Officials Role
 Bess Dornan Coach

 


1951 Victorian Open Women Team

1951 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1951 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Adelaide.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Betty Collins 7
 Lorraine Cowen 14
 Val Crozier 9
 Myrtle Edwards 1
 Elva Holloway 13
 Elaine Jackson 12
 Royce Jackson 3
 Leila Jones 8
 Dot Lumsden 11
 Dot Pell 4
 Barbara Porter 2
 Alice Treloar 5
 Lois Watts 10
 Eileen Wignall 6
 Officials Role
 Bess Dornan Coach
 Irene Burrows Manager
 Marie Thorburn Statistician
 Esther Hone Delegate

 

 


1952 Victorian Open Women Team

1952 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1952 Gilleys Shield was won by Western Australia in Perth.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Betty Collins 7
 Myrtle Edwards  1
 Elaine Jackson  13
 Royce Jackson  3
 Leila Jones  8
 Dot Lumsden  10
 Dot Pell  14
 Gladys Phillips  6
 Barbara Porter  2
 Alice Treloar  5
 Eunice Walker  12
 Lois Watts  11 
 Eileen Wignall  4
 Dorothy Woods  9
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards  Coach 
 Irene Burrows Manager 

 


1953 Victorian Open Women Team

1953 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1953 Gilleys Shield was won by Western Australia in Brisbane.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Val Batty 6
 Lesley Darling  4
 Jean Darmody  11
 Myrtle Edwards  1
 Betty Hardwick  10
 Lorna Hobbs  12
 Leila Jones  8
 Edna Nash 9
 Betty McManus  3
 Gladys Phillips  5
 Barbara Porter  2
 Jo Rogers  14
 Judith Tonta  13
 Eunice Walker  7
 Lois Watts  15
 Officials Role 
 Myrtle Edwards Coach 
 Tom Dobson Ass. Coach 
 Irene Burrows Manager 
 Marie Thorburn Statistician

 


1954 Victorian Open Women Team

1954 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1954 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program

The 1954 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Melbourne.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp 12
 Val Batty 6
 Audrey Cope 5
 Myrtle Edwards 1
 Betty Hardwick 10
 Leila Jones 8
 Edna Logan 9
 Elinor McKenzie 16
 Betty McManus 3
 Isabel Nash 11
 Alison O'Grady 17
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Barbara Porter 2
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Eunice Walker 7
 Lois Watts 15
 Officials Role
 Tom Dobson Coach
 Irene Burrows Manager
 Marie Thorburn Statistician
 Esther Deason Delegate

 


1955 Victorian Open Women Team

1955 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1955 Gilleys Shield was won by Westrn Australia in Sydney.

 Player Name Uniforn #
 Norma Allsopp 12
 Val Batty 6
 Mary Chapman 5
 Joan Clarke 15
 Elizabeth Dowdney 3
 Betty Hardwick 10
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Leila Jones 8
 Joan Kerr 2
 Edna Logan 9
 Eileen Massey 1
 Elinor McKenzie 16
 Evelyn Nelson 11
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Enid Gathercole Statisticia

 


1956 Victorian Open Women Team

1956 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1956 Gilleys Shield was won by South Australia in Adelaide.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Val Batty 6
 Pam Beilby 8
 Mary Chapman 5
 Elizabeth Dowdney 3
 Betty Hardwick 10
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Elaine Kaye 12
 Joan Kerr 2
 Elinor McKenzie 16
 Leonie O'Brien 15
 Alison O'Grady 9
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Barbara Porter 1
 Elaine Stewart 11
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Officials Role
 Bess Dornan Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Enid Gathercole Statistician

 


1957 Victorian Open Women Team

1957 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

The 1957 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Perth.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp  6
 Judy De Lacy 12 
 Elizabeth Dowdney
 Margaret Fischer
 Betty Hardwick 10
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Val Jeffrey 15 
 Florence McCaw 11 
 Elinor McKenzie 16 
 Alison O'Grady
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Barbara Porter
 Marj Scott
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Pat Williams  
 Officials Role
 Bess Dornan Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Glory Bain Statistician

 


1958 Victorian Open Women Team

1958 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1958 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program

The 1958 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Hobart.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp 6
 Mary Chapman 5
 Judy De Lacy 12
 Margaret Fischer 2
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Val Jeffrey 15
 Florence McCaw 11
 Josephine McGowan 10
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Fay Mutimer 1
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Marj Scott 8
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Officials Role
 Elizabeth Dornan Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Glory Bain Statistician
 Esther Deason Delegate

 


1959 Victorian Open Women Team

1959 Victorian Open Women Team Photo

1959 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program

The 1959 Gilleys Shield was won by Western Australiain Brisbane.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Mary Chapman 5
 Judy De Lacy 12
 Glenys Dower 7
 Margaret Fischer 2
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Florence McCaw 11
 Josephine Loton 10
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Fay Mutimer 1
 Leonie O'Brien 13
 Alison O'Grady 6
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Marj Scott 8
 Margaret Swann 15
 Helen Tayler 14
 Officials Role
 Esther Deason Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Enid Gathercole Statistician
 Merle Short Delegate
 Esther Deason Delegate