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Rene Farrell

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

Farrell’s hat-trick against England was just the third by a female cricketer in Test cricket. 

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
30
HEIGHT
173CM
BORN

Kogarah

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

NSW

NSW
LOCAL CLUB

St George/Sutherland

Bio

Originally from New South Wales, Farrell’s unique brand of in-swing bowling has proved the undoing of batters all over the world since she made her international debut in 2007.

Farrell began her domestic career at the Lendlease Breakers, where she played a key role in the side’s 2006-07 premiership, taking 3-27 off 10 overs and surviving at the death to see NSW home with one wicket to spare in the final.

The then 22-year-old joined the ACT Meteors in 2009 following the side’s introduction to the Women’s National Cricket League and played in every match of their debut season – picking up 18 wickets at an average of 21.44.

Farrell was also a part of Australia's side that reclaimed the Ashes in 2011, picking up 2-32 and 5-23 in the series’ lone Test match, including a hat-trick in the second innings.

Having established herself as one of the best finishers with the ball in the international game, Farrell is now a permanent fixture in the Australian bowling attack.

She made the move back to the NSW Breakers for the 2015-16 WNCL season, helping the team to the final before going on to win the inaugural WBBL title with the Sydney Thunder.

On the Road: Stars hit the training paddock

Rene Farrell chats with teammates after the Southern Stars final training session before the Rose Bowl showdown on Sunday


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On The Road with Rene Farrell: Stars hit the beach

After an unintentional detour, Alyssa Healy takes the wheel as the Southern Stars relax at the beach ahead of their must-win ODI against NZ


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On The Road: Reviewing Ash Gardner's debut

Rene Farrell is joined by Ash Gardner and Amanda Wellington to review the win over the White Ferns and discuss a chilly dip off the New Zealand coast


Thunder bolter signs on for two more

Sydney Thunder secures WBBL team leading wicket-taker for a further two seasons.


Farrell snares Super League five-fa

Australia seamer leads Surrey to victory with a stunning display in the Super League


Super League: All you need to know

The who, what, where and when of this year's England Women's T20 Super League