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Hall of Fame - Roger D. Woolley

Roger D. Woolley

 

 

Roger Woolley’s career began with New Town in 1971 before moving to South Hobart in 1980 and later to Clarence in 1986.

 

 

Roger played two Test matches and four One-Day Internationals for Australia and 85 First-Class matches including 29 as Captain of Tasmania.

 

 

Regardless of his extensive representative career, Roger, a batsmen/wicket-keeper, appeared in 275 grade matches, amassing 9,117 runs at an average of 43.00, plus 117 dismissals as wicket-keeper primarily in the early years of his career.

 

 

Roger’s team success arrived at Clarence, playing in back to back premierships in 1988 and 1989 including being named player of the final in the first win. In 1994/95 he captain-coached Clarence to a memorable Grand Final win over North Hobart, by two wickets on the last ball of the match chasing 354, with Roger again player of the final scoring 162 and sharing a 221-run partnership with Andrew Dykes.

 

 

The CTPL Player of the Grand Final medal was named after Roger Woolley in 2007. 

 

 

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