News – A PAIR of teenage Kensington teammates have earned SA Scorpions contracts for the 2018-2019 season as the side looks to the future to the fill the void left by the departure of some of its experienced stars.

Summary

  • A PAIR of teenage Kensington teammates have earned SA Scorpions contracts for the 2018-2019 season as the side looks to the future to the fill the void left by the departure of some of its experienced stars.
  • Kelly Armstrong, 19, and Shae Daly, 18, come into 16-player squad following the departures of Sophie Devine who will head back to New Zealand and Australian all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner who will return home to Sydney and rejoin the NSW Breakers.
  • Scorpions assistant coach Shelley Nitschke said Armstrong, a leg-spinner and middle-order batter, had spent the past 12 months training with the senior squad after showing strong potential in the state’s underage teams.
  • SA had 14 state contracts to allocate, 12 of which were retained by last year’s squad with Brittany Perry the only omission.
  • SA Scorpions 2018-19 squadKelly Armstrong, Samantha Betts, Shae Daly, Eliza Doddridge, Ellie Falconer, Brooke Harris, Sarah Lowe, Tahlia McGrath, Tegan McPharlin, Annie O’Neil, Bridget Patterson, Katelyn Pope, Alex Price, Tabatha Saville, Megan Schutt (CA contract), Amanda-Jade Wellington (CA contract).


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