Mercury (Hobart, Australia) – THE rebuild has begun at New Town, and it is being constructed by the juniors.


  • Wicketkeeper-batter Emma Manix-Geeves, 18, leg spinner Cassandra McLoughlin, 14, all-rounder Grace Molnar and top-order bat Amy Smith all made the trip to country Victoria for the nationals that started yesterday.
  • Manix-Geeves is no stranger to representative cricket, having played for the state at seven carnivals and has been a member of the national indigenous team that toured England last year.
  • “Every club has their lows and I think at the moment we are rebuilding from one, so I think the future is looking good for New Town.
  • “We are obviously not going too well this year, but there are a lot of good young girls coming through so it is looking promising for the future.”
  • Even at just 18, Manix-Geeves has seen first-hand the explosion in women’s sport, especially cricket.

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