Perth Orioles History

The Perth Orioles was formed to compete in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy (CBT) (from Wikipedia), which was the major national netball competition in Australia from 1997 to 2007.

Milestones

Games Played: 154

Games Won: 32 (21%)

Highest Score: 67 goals

Largest winning margin: 29 goals

Most consecutive wins: 3 games

Highest finishing position: Sixth (1997, 2000, 2005, 2006)

First Game: Saturday 12 April 1997 against the Sydney Sandpipers

First Home Game: Saturday 26 April against the Adelaide Thunderbirds

The following athletes played more than 50 games for the Perth Orioles:

Dianne Ring - 88 games (88 CBT games)

Jessica Shynn - 87 games (87 CBT games)

Stacey Rosman - 71 games (89 CBT games)

Waveney Senior - 67 games (67 CBT games)

Helen Riolo (nee Aravidis) - 60 games (60 CBT games)

Sam Lee (nee Andrews) - 58 games (62 CBT games)

Larrissa Willcox - 56 games (56 CBT games)

Magnificent Seven

At the conclusion of the 2007 season the previous coaches of the Perth Orioles were invited to select a side from all the athletes who had played for the team over its eleven year history.

Goal Shooter Caitlin Bassett (32 games, 1,064 goals at 78%)

Goal Attack Kerri Duff Borthen (34 games, 625 goals at 78%)

Wing Attack Waveney Seinor (67 games)

Centre Jessica Shynn (87 games)

Wing Defence Helen Riolo (60 games)

Goal Defence Sam Lee (62 games)

Goal Keeper Sally Ironmonger (27 games)

Season Summary

Year Won Lost Position Coach Manager Captain(s) Player of the Year
1997 5 9 6 Di McDonald Flo Starcevich Waveney Seinor N/A
1998 1 13 8 Di McDonald Flo Starcevich Waveney Seinor, Sally Ironmonger N/A
1999 3 11 7 Gaye Teede Flo Starcevich Waveney Seinor, Julie-Ann Sloan Kristen Heinrich
2000 5 9 6 Gaye Teede Glenys Gill Catherine Cox, Joely Riding Catherine Cox
2001 3 11 7 Gaye Teede Glenys Gill Catherine Cox, Waveney Seinor Catherine Cox
2002 0 14 8 Gaye Teede Donna Monteath Sam Andrews Jessica Shynn
2003 1 13 8 Carol Byers Donna Monteath Sam Andrews Jessica Shynn
2004 2 12 8 Carol Byers Donna Monteath Sam Andrews Helen Riolo
2005 4 10 6 Carol Byers Donna Monteath Sam Lee Nikala Smith
2006 5 14 6 Carol Byers Donna Monteath Helen Aravidis, Kodie Blay, Stacey Rosman Caitlin Bassett
2007 3 11 7 Sue Gaudion Lyn Pemberton Stacey Rosman Cailtlin Bassett

Inaugural Perth Orioles Playing Squad

1997
Linda Allia
Kylie Chamberlain
Kerri Duff
LeithFradd
Terri Hadley
Sally Ironmonger
Chelsea Mardon
Peppa Nielsen
Annette Paulsen
Joely Riding
Diane Ring
Waveney Seinor
Julie-Ann Sloan
Kathleen Smart
Nicole Smith