All-WNBL Team

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The All-WNBL Team is an annual Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) honour bestowed on the best performing players in the league following every WNBL season.[1] From 1988 to 2018–19, the honour was known as the All-Star Five. As of 2020, it is awarded in two teams to the ten most outstanding players in the league.[2]

HonoureesEdit

1988 to 2019Edit

Season All-Star Five
Player Nationality Team
1988 Donna Brown   Australia North Adelaide Rockets
Shelley Gorman   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Robyn Maher   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Michele Timms   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Debbie Slimmon   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
1989 Michele Timms (2)   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Shelley Gorman (2)   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Karin Maar   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Debbie Slimmon (2)   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Kathy Foster   Australia Hobart Islanders
1990 Debbie Slimmon (3)   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Michele Timms (3)   Australia Nunawading Spectres
Kathy Foster (2)   Australia Hobart Islanders
Vicki Daldy   Australia North Adelaide Rockets
Donna Brown (2)   Australia North Adelaide Rockets
1991 Joanne Metcalfe   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Vicki Daldy (2)   Australia North Adelaide Rockets
Michele Timms (4)   Australia Perth Breakers
Shelley Gorman (3)   Australia Melbourne East
Samantha Thornton   Australia Melbourne East
1992 Michele Timms (5)   Australia Perth Breakers
Allison Cook   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Michelle Griffiths   Australia Adelaide City
Rachael Sporn   Australia Adelaide City
Jodie Murphy   Australia Canberra Capitals
1993 Vicki Daldy (3)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Rachael Sporn (2)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Allison Cook (2)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Samantha Thornton (2)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Shelley Gorman (4)   Australia Sydney Flames
1994 Rachael Sporn (3)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Sandy Brondello   Australia Brisbane Blazers
Michele Timms (6)   Australia Perth Breakers
Allison Cook (3)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Shelley Gorman (5)   Australia Sydney Flames
1995 Rachael Sporn (4)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Sandy Brondello (2)   Australia Brisbane Blazers
Debbie Slimmon (4)   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Allison Cook (4)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Shelley Gorman (6)   Australia Sydney Flames
1996 Rachael Sporn (5)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Trisha Fallon   Australia Sydney Flames
Gina Stevens   Australia Perth Breakers
Michele Timms (7)   Australia Sydney Flames
Jenny Whittle   Australia Brisbane Blazers
1997 Rachael Sporn (6)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Kristi Harrower   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Trisha Fallon (2)   Australia Sydney Flames
Allison Cook (5)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Jenny Whittle (2)   Australia Brisbane Blazers
1998 Michelle Griffiths (2)   Australia Sydney Flames
Kristi Harrower (2)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Annie La Fleur   Australia Sydney Flames
Carla Porter   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Allison Cook (6)   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
1998–99 Kristi Harrower (3)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Rachael Sporn (7)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Lauren Jackson   Australia AIS
Shelley Sandie (7)   Australia Canberra Capitals
Gina Stevens (2)   Australia Perth Breakers
1999–00 Lauren Jackson (2)   Australia Canberra Capitals
Trisha Fallon (3)   Australia Sydney Flames
Kristi Harrower (4)   Australia Melbourne Tigers
Kristin Folkl   United States Melbourne Tigers
Jo Hill   Australia Adelaide Lightning
2000–01 Jae Kingi   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Annie Burgess (2)   Australia Sydney Panthers
Belinda Snell   Australia Sydney Panthers
Penny Taylor   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Lauren Jackson (3)   Australia Canberra Capitals
2001–02 Rachael Sporn (8)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Jae Kingi (2)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Natalie Hughes   Australia Sydney Panthers
Penny Taylor (2)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Lauren Jackson (4)   Australia Canberra Capitals
2002–03 Kristen Veal   Australia Canberra Capitals
Carly Wilson   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Shelley Hammonds   Australia Sydney Panthers
Natalie Porter   Australia Townsville Fire
Lauren Jackson (5)   Australia Canberra Capitals
2003–04 Jodie Datson   Australia Townsville Fire
Jacinta Hamilton   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Shelley Hammonds (2)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Belinda Snell (2)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Lauren Jackson (6)   Australia Canberra Capitals
2004–05 Katrina Hibbert   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Jenny Whittle (3)   Australia Canberra Capitals
Belinda Snell (3)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Trisha Fallon (4)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Erin Phillips   Australia Adelaide Lightning
2005–06 Deanna Smith   Australia Perth Lynx
Jacinta Hamilton (2)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Jenny Whittle (4)   Australia Canberra Capitals
Erin Phillips (2)   Australia Adelaide Fellas
Katrina Hibbert (2)   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
2006–07 Natalie Porter (2)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Hollie Grima   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
Erin Phillips (3)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Carly Wilson (2)   Australia Perth Lynx
Sharin Milner   Australia Bulleen Melbourne Boomers
2007–08 Natalie Porter (3)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Tracy Gahan   United States Adelaide Lightning
Rohanee Cox   Australia Townsville Fire
Kathleen MacLeod   Australia Bendigo Spirit
Jessica Foley   Australia Adelaide Lightning
2008–09 Kristi Harrower (5)   Australia Bendigo Spirit
Deanna Smith (2)   Australia Perth Lynx
Rohanee Cox (2)   Australia Townsville Fire
Abby Bishop   Australia Canberra Capitals
Jennifer Crouse   United States Townsville Fire
2009–10 Kristi Harrower (6)   Australia Bendigo Spirit
Jenna O'Hea   Australia Bulleen Boomers
Deanna Smith (3)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Liz Cambage   Australia Bulleen Boomers
Suzy Batkovic   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
2010–11 Liz Cambage (2)   Australia Bulleen Boomers
Marianna Tolo   Australia Canberra Capitals
Amy Denson   United States Sydney Uni Flames
Kathleen MacLeod (2)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Jenna O'Hea (2)   Australia Bulleen Boomers
2011–12 Suzy Batkovic (2)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Belinda Snell (4)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Shanavia Dowdell   United States Townsville Fire
Jenna O'Hea (3)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Kathleen MacLeod (3)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Samantha Richards   Australia Bulleen Boomers
2012–13 Suzy Batkovic (3)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Jenna O'Hea (4)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Kristi Harrower (7)   Australia Bendigo Spirit
Kathleen MacLeod (4)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Gabrielle Richards   Australia Bendigo Spirit
2013–14 Leilani Mitchell   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Jenna O'Hea (5)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Laura Hodges   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Suzy Batkovic (4)   Australia Townsville Fire
Gabrielle Richards (2)   Australia Bendigo Spirit
2014–15 Tess Madgen   Australia Melbourne Boomers
Kelsey Griffin   United States Bendigo Spirit
Penny Taylor (3)   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Abby Bishop (2)   Australia Canberra Capitals
Cayla Francis   Australia Townsville Fire
2015–16 Leilani Mitchell (2)   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Sami Whitcomb   United States Perth Lynx
Katie Ebzery   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Kelsey Griffin (2)   Australia Bendigo Spirit
Suzy Batkovic (5)   Australia Townsville Fire
2016–17 Leilani Mitchell (3)   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Sami Whitcomb (2)   United States Perth Lynx
Asia Taylor   United States Sydney Uni Flames
Suzy Batkovic (6)   Australia Townsville Fire
Marianna Tolo (2)   Australia Canberra Capitals
2017–18 Courtney Williams   United States Perth Lynx
Sami Whitcomb (3)   United States Perth Lynx
Asia Taylor (2)   United States Sydney Uni Flames
Suzy Batkovic (7)   Australia Townsville Fire
Liz Cambage (3)   Australia Melbourne Boomers
2018–19 Lindsay Allen   United States Melbourne Boomers
Rebecca Cole   Australia Dandenong Rangers
Asia Taylor (3)   United States Perth Lynx
Nia Coffey   United States Adelaide Lightning
Kelsey Griffin (3)   Australia Canberra Capitals

2019 to presentEdit

Season First Team Second Team
Player Nationality Team Player Nationality Team
2019–20 Leilani Mitchell (4)   Australia Southside Flyers Rebecca Cole (2)   Australia Southside Flyers
Katie Ebzery (2)   Australia Perth Lynx Stephanie Talbot   Australia Adelaide Lightning
Kia Nurse   Canada Canberra Capitals Alice Kunek   Australia Sydney Uni Flames
Jenna O'Hea (6)   Australia Southside Flyers Cayla George (2)   Australia Melbourne Boomers
Brianna Turner   United States Adelaide Lightning Mercedes Russell   United States Southside Flyers

The MVP of each season is highlighted in bold text.

Most selectionsEdit

Denotes player inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame
Denotes player who is still active
Player Total 1st Team 2nd Team MVP Seasons
Rachael Sporn 8 8 2 17
Michele Timms 7 7 0 17
Shelley Sandie 7 7 1
Kristi Harrower 7 7 1 18
Suzy Batkovic 7 7 6 17
Allison Tranquilli 6 6 1
Lauren Jackson 6 6 4 13
Jenna O'Hea 6 6 0 0 13
Debbie Slimmon 4 4 2
Trisha Fallon 4 4 1
Jenny Whittle 4 4 0
Belinda Snell 4 4 0 15
Kathleen MacLeod 4 4 0 9
Leilani Mitchell 4 4 0 0 6
Vicki Daldy 3 3 0
Erin Phillips 3 3 0 6
Natalie Porter 3 3 1 15
Deanna Smith 3 3 0 15
Penny Taylor 3 3 2 7
Liz Cambage 3 3 1 6
Sami Whitcomb 3 3 0 3
Kelsey Griffin 3 3 0 1 8
Asia Taylor 3 3 0 3

The table above only lists players with at least three total selections.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MEDIA GUIDE - WNBL". wnbl.com.au.
  2. ^ "WNBL NAMES END OF SEASON AWARDS AND WNBL ALL-STAR FIRST & SECOND TEAMS". wnbl.basketball.