Open Women's Teams from the 1960's

1960 Victorian Open Women Team

1960 Victorian Open Women team photo

1960 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1960 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Melbourne.

 Player Names Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp 5
 Phillys Davidson 1
 Judy De Lacy 12
 Margaret Fischer 2
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Josephine McGowan 10
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Midge Nelson 11
 Alison O'Grady 6
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Marj Scott 8
 Margaret Swann 15
 Helen Tayler 14
 Judith Tonta 13
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager

 


 

1961 Victorian Open Women Team

1961 Victorian Open Women team photo

1961 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1961 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Sydney.

 Player Names Uniform #
 Norma Allsop 5
 Leslie Collicoat 10
 Jacqueline de Ferranti 13
 Judy De Lacy 12
 Margaret Fischer 2
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Midge Nelson 11
 Alison O'Grady 6
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Marj Scott 8
 Janet Steele 1
 Margaret Swann 15
 Helen Tayler 14
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Esther Deason Delegate

 


 

1962 Victorian Open Women Team

1962 Victorian Open Women team photo

1962 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1962 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Adelaide.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Leslie Collicoat  10
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Elaine Hardwick  7
 Margaret Lovett  3
 Florence McCaw
 Midge Nelson 11
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Carol Scott
 Marj Scott 8
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role
 Esther Deason Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Winifred Wood Statistician

 


 

1963 Victorian Open Women Team

1963 Victorian Open Women team photo

 1963 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1963 Gilleys Shield was won by Queensland in Perth.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Norma Allsopp 5
 Judy De Lacy 12
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Elaine Hardwick 7
 Margaret Lovett
 Florence McCaw
 Midge Nelson 11
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Marj Scott 8
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Karol Toma 10 
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Managed
 Bess Dornan Statistician

 


 

1964 Victorian Open Women Team

1964 Victorian Open Women team photo

1964 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1964 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Hobart.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Nina Bondarenko 15
 Mary Carter
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Helena Meehan 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Marj Scott 8
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Karol Toma 10
 Helen Zeiss 16 
 Offiicials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Del Pilkington Liason Officer

 


 

1965 Victorian Open Women Team

1965 Victorian Open Women team photo

1965 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1965 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Canberra.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Judy Beckwith 2
 Nina Bondarenko 15
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Helena Meehan 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Marj Scott 8
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Karol Toma 10
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Yvette Flynn Liason Officer

 


 

1966 Victorian Open Women Team

1966 Victorian Open Women team photo

1966 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1966 Gilleys Shield was won by Queensland in Brisbane.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Jan Foot 8
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Helena Meehan 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Noeline Pattie 15
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Karol Toma 10
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Esther Deason Liason Officer

 


 

1967 Victorian Open Women Team

1967 Victorian Open Women team photo

1967 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The 1967 Gilleys Shield was won by Victoria in Melbourne.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Tina Banitska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Jan Foot 8
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Kaye Gibson 6
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Helena Meehan 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Noeline Pattie 15
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officals Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Esther Deason Delegate
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


 

1968 Victorian Open Women Team

1968 Victorian Open Women team photo

1968 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The Gilleys Shield was won by Queensland in Sydney.

 Player Name Unifrom #
 Tina Banitska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Jan Foot 8
 Rita Gherardin 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Helena Meehan 14
 Midge Nelson 11
 Linda Newby 6
 Noeline Pattie 15
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Judy Pizaro 12
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officials Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Marj Dwyer Delegate

 


 

1969 Victorian Open Women Team

1969 Victorian Open Women team photo

1969 Australian Open Women Softball Championship Program 

The Gilleys Shield was won New South Wales in Adelaide.

 Player Name Uniform #
 Tina Banitska 10
 Rhonda Boyd 2
 Judy Fellowes 12
 Jan Foot 8
 Rita Guy 9
 Denise Hutchinson 7
 Elinor McKenzie 3
 Midge Nelson 11
 Linda Newby 6
 Kath Paulka 14
 Gladys Phillips 4
 Norma Smith 5
 Janet Steel 1
 Margaret Swann 13
 Officals Role
 Myrtle Edwards Coach
 Merle Short Manager
 Bess Dornan Statistician
 Marj Dwyer Delegate
 Kris Willis Liason Officer