In Depth

Living out my dreams: Launceston cricketer Courtney Webb opens up a new chapter

Andrew Mathieson
By Andrew Mathieson
July 24 2020 - 11:00pm
FOCUSED: Courtney Webb mulls over her cricket journey while warming up in the South Australian team nets. PIcture: SACA Media

She picks up the phone, puffing away. The running session has just ended at Karen Rolton Oval. The morning is the new normal for Courtney Webb. Right down to an outdoor preseason in July.

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Andrew Mathieson

Andrew Mathieson

Sports Journalist

The day I realised I wasn't good enough to play for St Kilda or be the No.1 spinner for Australia was when I realised journalism was the closest I could come to follow my passion for sport. And it's not just about the scores for me. It's the back story behind the game.