Cricket: Two from Gosnells picked for indigenous competition

Tyler McMiles
Zaine Atwell
Tyler McMiles Zaine Atwell

TWO Gosnells cricketers have been selected to represent WA at the upcoming National Indigenous Cricket Championships in Alice Springs starting February 5.

Zane Atwell and Tyler McMiles both made the men’s squad while players from the University Cricket Club dominated the women’s team.

Current WA and BBL player D’Arcy Short is unavailable due to Sheffield Shield commitments but continued his involvement in WA’s NICC program as the team prepares to depart for Alice Springs.

Current Perth Scorchers community rookie Dane Ugle was named, along with former Perth Scorchers community rookie contract holder Michael Bailey will return as captain for this year’s tournament.

WA men’s squad: Zane Atwell (Gosnells), Michael Bailey (South Perth), Bevan Bennell (Claremont- Nedlands), Jay Collard (Kalgoorlie), Dekan John-Furnace (Wyalkatchem), Craig Jones (Rockingham-Mandurah), Tyler McMiles (Gosnells), Hugh Sando (Pinjarra), Rex Strickland (South Perth), Dylan Tucker (Midland), Dane Ugle (Rockingham-Mandurah), Keren Ugle (Waroona), Khylie Ugle (Beverley)

Coach: Job Van Bunge, Assistant Coach: Michael Johnson, Team Manager: Corey O’Brien

WA women’s squad: Allee Bartlett (University), Kirsty Bennell (University), Emily Bowden (Midland-Guildford), Racquel Cross (University), Shakiya Cross (University), Candice Franklin (University), Rikki Garlett (University), Teleisha Hill (University), Katrina Jetta (University), Aggie Manel (University), Dainira Papertalk (University), Kavita Pepper (University), Samara Williams (University)

Coach: Brian Shields, Assistant Coach: Alan Singer, Team Manager: Lenny Papertalk