Comings and goings in preparation for the 2018/19 WNBL season. Last updated 25 April 2018.
“Presumed Re-signed” means the player was not on the WNBL Free Agents’ List published on 5 February 2018.
Listed as Free Agents: Abby Bishop, Sara Elsworthy, Ruth Hamblin , Jessica Good, Laura Hodges, Shannon McKay, Vanessa Panousis
Presumed Re-Signed: Chelsea Brook, Aimee Clydesdale, Anneli Maley, Lauren Nicholson, Natalie Novosel , Colleen Planeta , Nicole Seekamp
Listed as Free Agents: Rachel Banham , Ahlise Hurst, Ashleigh Karaitiana , Betnijah Laney , Heather Oliver, Jess Rennie, Gabrielle Richards, Ebony Rolph, Ashleigh Spencer, Kara Tessari, Maddison Wild
Confirmed Signed: Natalie Hurst (Uni Canberra Capitals), Nadeen Payne, Abbey Wehrung
Departing: Kelsey Griffin (Uni Canberra Capitals)
Listed as Free Agents: Rachel Antoniadou, Isobel Anstey, Sara Blicavs, Stephanie Blicavs, Taylah Giliam, Isis Lopes, Laia Palau , Kayla Pedersen , Madeline Puli, Sam Richards, Sarid Taylor, Tayla Roberts, Amelia Todhunter
Presumed Re-Signed: Tessa Lavey, Carley Mijovic, Rebecca Pizzey, Kiera Rowe
Listed as Free Agents: Kasey Burton, Elizabeth Cambage, Rebecca Cole, Courtney Duever , Cassidy Gould, Peri Kalka, Rebecca Ott , Louella Tomlinson
Confirmed Signed: Lindsay Allen (WNBA New York Liberty), Monique Conti, Chelsea D’Angelo, Maddie Garrick, Cayla George (Townsville), Ash Grant, Jenna O’Hea, Ezi Magbegor (Uni Canberra), Kalani Purcell , Jaz Shelley (Big V: Southern Peninsula), Steph Talbot (Phoenix Mercury)
Departing: Brittany Smart (Sydney Uni Flames)
Notes: Cambage appears unlikely to return after telling Fox Sports she would pursue opportunities overseas… The Boomers site lists Ott as Australian but she is a squad member for the New Zealand Tall Ferns.
Listed as Free Agents: Natalie Burton, Alex Ciabattoni, Georgia Denehey, Amanda Dowe , Antonia Farnworth , Tahlia Fejo, Alice Kunek, Isabelle Miotti, Mikayla Pirini, Alison Schwagmeyer, Kayla Standish , Olivia Thompson, Courtney Williams
Confirmed signed: Lauren Mansfield (POL: Energa Torun), Sami Whitcomb
Notes: Whitcomb became an Australian citizen on February 1.
SYDNEY UNIVERSITY FLAMES
Listed as Free Agents: Natalia Beaumont, Carly Boag, Katie-Rae Ebzery, Sarah Graham, Jennifer Hamson , Kimberley Hodge, Emily Matthews, Cassidy McLean, Hayley Moffatt, Maddie O’Hehir, Asia Taylor , Susannah Walmsley
Notes: Smart joins the Flames after making the 2018 Grand Final with the Melbourne Boomers.
Listed as Free Agents: Haylee Andrews, Micaela Cocks , Miela Goodchild, Mia Murray, Marena Whittle, Sydney Wiese , Kelly Wilson
Confirmed Signed: Zitina Aokuso (signed through 2019/20), Suzy Batkovic, Claudia Brassard (head coach, three seasons), Micaela Cocks , Mikhaela Donnelly (one season), Darcee Garbin (signed through 2020/21), Tess Madgen (Poland: AZS UMCS), Laurin Mincy (one season)
Departing: Cayla George (WNBL: Melbourne)
UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA CAPITALS
Listed as Free Agents: Mistie Bass , Callie Bourne, Kate Gaze, Jordan Hooper , Rachel Jarry, Chevannah Paalvast
Confirmed Signed: Kelsey Griffin (Bendigo), Leilani Mitchell (TUR: Hatay), Maddison Rocci, Marianna Tolo (TUR: Abdullah Gül Üniversitesi)
Presumed Re-Signed: Keely Froling, Lauren Scherf
Departing: Natalie Hurst (Bendigo Spirit), Ezi Magbegor (Melbourne Boomers), Abbey Wehrung (Bendigo Spirit)