2017 WNBL offseason tracker

2017 WNBL Tracker

Keep up to date with WNBL player movements via the Hoop Shots offseason signing tracker.

The information in this list is gathered from news reports and the WNBL’s free agent list. If there’s a confirmed player signing missing from this list, drop me a line via email or Twitter (please include a link to the website confirming the signing).

Last updated: 9am (WST) 24 July 2017

 

Adelaide | Bendigo | Canberra | Dandenong | Melbourne | Perth | Sydney | Townsville

 

Adelaide Lightning

Signed
Chris Lucas – coach
(10 June 2016 - 3 seasons)
Sarah Elsworthy (15 March 2017 – 1 season)
Chelsea Brook (20 April 2017 – 1 season)
Aimie Clydesdale (26 April 2017 – 2 seasons)
Abby Bishop (3 May 2017)
Natalie Novosel* (7 May 2017 - 2 seasons)
Nicole Seekamp (9 May 2017)
Ruth Hamblin* (16 May 2017 – 1 season)
Lauren Nicholson (18 May 2017)
Laura Hodges (14 June 2017)
Vanessa Panousis (18 July 2017)
Free Agent
Samantha Logic* (not returning)
Anneli Maley (Oregon)
Colleen Planeta*
Alex Ciabattoni
Jessica Good
Anne Hatchard
Jordan Hunter
Shannon McKay
Mollie McKendrick
Tayla Roberts (Dandenong)
Ieva Nagy

 


Bendigo Spirit

Signed
Simon Pritchard – coach (24 February 2016 – 3 seasons)
Nadeen Payne (28 April 2017 – 1 season)
Kelsey Griffin (18 May 2017 – 1 season)
Betnijah Laney* (30 May 2017 – 1 season)
Rachel Banham* (13 June 2017 – 1 season)
Gabrielle Richards (22 June 2017 – 1 season)
Kara Tessari (28 June 2017- 1 season)
Ashleigh Spencer (6 July 2017 – 1 season)
Heather Oliver (13 July 2017 – 1 season)
Ashleigh Karatiana (20 July 2017 – 1 season)
Free Agent
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe* (Nantes Reze – France)
Kerryn Harrington
Blake Dietrick*
Jane Chalmers
Molly Matthews
Ebony Rolph
Andrea Wilson

 


Canberra Capitals

Signed
Paul Goriss – coach (30 March 2016 – 3 seasons)
Keely Froling (8 June 2016 – 2 seasons)
Rachel Jarry (20 April 2017 – 1 season)
Lauren Scherf (4 May 2017 – 2 seasons)
Abigail Wehrung (18 May 2017 – 1 season)
Jordan Hooper* (31 May 2017 – 1 season)
Kate Gaze (7 June 2017 – 1 season)
Nat Hurst (9 June 2017 – 1 season)
Maddison Rocci (20 June 2017 – 1 season)
Eziyoda Magbegor (6 July 2017 – 1 season)
Free Agent
Carly Wilson (retired)
Marianna Tolo (Europe)
Stephanie Bairstow (not returning)
Mikaela Ruef*
Lauren Mansfield
Alice Coddington
Jazmon Gwathmey*
Janelle Adams
Maddison Allen
Callie Bourne
Isabelle Bourne

Dandenong Rangers

Signed
Sara Blicavs (5 May 2017 – 1 season)

Carley Mijovic (9 May 2017 – 1 season)
Steph Cumming (12 May 2017 – 1 season)
Kayla Pederson* (16 May 2017 – 1 season)
Tessa Lavey (19 May 2017 – 2 seasons)
Amelia Todhunter (23 May 2017 – 1 season)
Kiera Rowe (26 May 2017 – 2 seasons)
Rebecca Pizzey (26 May 2017 – 2 seasons)
Laia Palau* (1 June 2017 – 1 season)
Tayla Roberts (16 June 2017 – 1 season)
Larissa Anderson – coach

Free Agent
Jacinta Kennedy (retired)
Chloe Bibby (Mississippi State)
Aimie Clydesdale (Adelaide)
Lauren Scherf (Canberra)
Natalie Novosel* (Adelaide)
Ally Malott*
Rosie Fadljevic
Rachel Antoniadou
Madeline Puli
Saraid Taylor
Briahna Whatman
.

Melbourne Boomers

Signed
Guy Molloy – coach (October 2016 – 3 seasons)
Monique Conti (1 March 2017)
Jenna O’Hea (9 March 2017 – 2 seasons)
Brittany Smart* (13 March 2017 – 1 season)
Maddie Garrick (21 March 2017 – 1 season)
Rebecca Ott (28 March 2017 – 1 season)
Rebecca Cole (29 March 2017 – 1 season)
Liz Cambage (27 April 2017 – 1 season)
Louella Tomlinson (4 May 2017 – 1 season)
Kalani Purcell (1 June 2017 – 2 seasons)
Courtney Duever* (28 June 2017 – 1 season)
Free Agent
Alice Kunek (Perth)
Olivia Thompson (Perth)
Kalisha Keane*
Elyse Penaluna
Tegan Cunningham
Kelly Bowen
Chante Black*
Kasey Burton
Jessica Bygate

 


Perth Lynx

Signed
Andy Stewart – coach (23 April 2016 – 2 seasons)
Sami Whitcomb (6 April 2017 – 2 seasons)
Antonia Edmondson (11 April 2017 – 1 season)
Alice Kunek (16 May 2017 – 1 season)
Olivia Thompson (1 June 2016 – 1 season)
Kayla Standish (7 June 2017)
Tahlia Fejo (existing contract)
Free Agent
Ruth Hamblin* (Adelaide)
Carley Mijovic (Dandenong)
Tessa Lavey (Dandenong)
Brianna Butler*
Courtney Byrnes
Kisha Lee
Natalie Burton
Ashleigh Grant
Tenaya Phillips
Monica Wright*

 


Sydney Flames

Signed
Cheryl Chambers – coach (16 June 2016 – 2 seasons)
Belinda Snell (existing contract)
Shanae Greaves (existing contract)
Lara McSpadden (11 August 2016 – 2 seasons)

Alex Wilson (29 March 2017)
Tahlia Tupaea (13 April 2017 – 2 seasons)
Jennifer Hamson* (9 May 2017 – 1 season)
Katie-Rae Ebzery (25 May 2017 – 1 season)
Carly Boag (13 June 2017 – 1 season)
Sarah Graham (24 July 2017 – 1 season)
Free Agent
Lauren Nicholson (Adelaide)
Leilani Mitchell (Hatay BSB – Turkey)

Asia Taylor*
Christina Boag
Cassidy McLean
Haylee Moffat
Lauren Sparks
Susannah Walmsley

 


Townsville Fire

Signed
Claudia Brassard – coach (18 April 2016 – 2 seasons)
Darcee Garbin (30 June 2017 – 3 seasons)
Micaela Cocks (12 April 2016 – 2 seasons)
Mia Murray (26 March 2017 – 1 season)
Suzy Batkovic (12 April 2017 – 1 season)
Cayla George (8 May 2017 – 1 season)
Kelly Wilson (12 May 2017 – 1 season)
Marena Whittle (26 May 2017 – 1 season)
Zitina Aokuso (30 May 2017 – 1 season)
Sydney Wiese* (2 June 2017 – 1 season)
Free Agent
Kayla Standish (Perth)
Amy Kame*
Natasha Cloud*
Haylee Andrews
Chevannah Paalvast
Ainsley Walsh
Jacqui Zelenka

 

*Denotes import player