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Updated rosters as the league prepares for the 2021/22 season. Last updated Thursday 21 October.

Adelaide Lightning

Guards: Brooke Basham, Tayla Brazel (NBL1/Sturt), Jasmin Fejo (NBL1/West Adelaide), Stephanie Talbot
Forwards: Chelsea Brook, Taylor Ortlepp, Sam Simons (NBL1/Forestville), Alanna Smith (Phoenix Mercury), Marena Whittle
Centres: Ella Batish

Unsigned: G Alex Wilson, G Abigail Wehrung, G Morgan Yaeger, G Aimee Brett, F Carlie Smith, Kristy Wallace

Departing: C Louella Tomlinson (retired)

Head coach: Chris Lucas

Bendigo Spirit

Guards: Madeleine Garrick (Melbourne Boomers), Mary Goulding, Tessa Lavey, Cassidy McLean, Leilani Mitchell (Southside Flyers)
Forwards: Carly Boag (Sydney Uni Flames), Piper Dunlop, Anneli Maley (Sydney Uni Flames), Megan McKay (Townsville Fire), Demi Skinner
Centres: blank

Unsigned: G Amelia Todhunter, F Carley Ernst, F Chevannah Paalvast, C Jennie Rintala, F Paige Price, G Shelby Britten, F Georgia Pineau

Departing: F Alicia Froling (UC Capitals)

Released: G Katherine Plouffe (Canada)

Head coach: Tracy York

Notes: Bendigo released Plouffe from her contract after she opted not to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Melbourne Boomers

Guards: Lou Brown (NBL1), Tess Madgen, Tiffany Mitchell (WNBA/Indiana Fever), Izzy Wright
Forwards: Penina Davidson, Eziyoda Magbegor
Centres: Cayla George

Unsigned: G Rachel Antoniadou, F Rachel Brewster, G Antonia Farnworth, G Stella Beck, Chelsa D’Angelo

Departing: Madeleine Garrick (Bendigo Spirit), Kalani Purcell (Sydney Uni Flames)

Unavailable this season: Ash Karaitiana (family)

Head coach: Guy Molloy

Notes: Karaitiana withdrew from the season after playing for New Zealand in the FIBA Asia Cup and having to spend time in quarantine on return.

Perth Lynx

Guards: Tayah Burrows, Ashleigh Isenbarger, Marina Mabrey (Dallas Wings), Alex Sharp, Jackie Young (Las Vegas Aces)
Forwards: Alex Ciabattoni, Emma Clarke
Centres: Darcee Garbin, Lauren Scherf (Sydney Uni Flames)

Development: F Mackenzie Clinch-Hoycard, F Emma Gandini (NBL1/Willetton), F Mia Jacobs (NBL1/Eastern Suns), F Mia Satie (NBL1/Perry Lakes)

Unsigned: F Kayla Steindl, C Jessie Edwards, F Nes’eya Williams, G Jewel Williams, Maddie Allen, G Sami Whitcomb

Departing: Katie Ebzery (retired)

Head coach: Ryan Petrik

Southside Flyers

Guards: Aimie Clydesdale, Kate Gaze (Townsville Fire), Maddison Rocci (UC Capitals), Kristy Wallace
Forwards: Sara Blicavs, Rebecca Cole, Emilee Harmon (NBL1/Dandenong), Rachel Jarry, Jenna O’Hea
Centres: Abby Bishop (ITA/Virtus Bologna)

Unsigned: G Monique Conti, F Saraid Taylor, G Taylah Gilliam, G Stephanie Blicavs, G Amy O’Neill

Departing: Liz Cambage (Las Vegas Aces), Leilani Mitchell (Bendigo Spirit), Rebecca Pizzey (Sydney Uni Flames)

Head coach: Cheryl Chambers

Sydney Uni Flames

Guards: Shyla Heal (Townsville Fire), Lauren Mansfield, Funda Nakkasoglu, Kiera Rowe, Stephanie Watts (WNBA/Chicago Sky), Emma Mahady (NBL1/Albury-Wodonga), Katie Deeble (BA Centre of Excellence)
Forwards: Keely Froling (UC Capitals), Rebecca Pizzey (Southside Flyers), Kalani Purcell (Melbourne Boomers), Chyra Evans (BA Centre of Excellence)
Centres: blank

Unsigned: F Christina Boag, F Shanae Greaves, G Alison Schwagmeyer-Belger, G Madeleine O’Hehir, F Sherrie Calleia, F Maddie Norris

Departing: Carly Boag (Bendigo Spirit), Natalie Burton (Perth Lynx as assistant coach), Anneli Maley (Bendigo Spirit), Lauren Scherf (Perth Lynx)

Head coach: Shane Heal (1st season at Sydney Uni)

Notes: import forward Leaonna Odom (WNBA/New York) will no longer join the team after suffering an Achilles injury late in the WNBA season.

Townsville Fire

Guards: Micaela Cocks (Townsville 2020), Lauren Nicholson, Stephanie Reid, Sug Sutton (WNBA/Washington Mystics)
Forwards: Mia Murray, Nadeen Payne, Monique Billings (WNBA/Atlanta Dream)
Centres: Lara McSpadden

Unsigned: Zitina Aokuso, Kelsey McDermott, Sharna Thompson, Courtney Woods, Aliza Fabbro

Departing: Kate Gaze (Southside Flyers), Shyla Heal (Sydney Uni Flames), Megan McKay (Bendigo Spirit)

Head coach: Shannon Seebohm (third season at Townsville)

University of Canberra Capitals

Guards: Abby Cubillo, Jade Melbourne, Brittany Smart, G Brittney Sykes (WNBA/Los Angeles Sparks), Tahlia Tupaea, Kelly Wilson (Bendigo 2020), Alex Bunton
Forwards: Alicia Froling (Bendigo Spirit), Kelsey Griffin, Shaneice Swain (BA Centre of Excellence)
Centres: blank

Unsigned: Alex Delaney, Hannah Kaser, Mikaela Ruef, Ashley Taia

Departing: Keely Froling (Sydney Uni Flames), Maddison Rocci (Southside Flyers), Marianna Tolo (FRA/Landes)

Head coach: Paul Goriss