June 7, 2002

Western Warriors Squad 2002-03

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is pleased to announce the following list of State Contracted Players for season 2002-03:

Jo AngelMidland Guildford22 April 1968
Ryan CampbellJoondalup7 February 1972
Sean CaryWilletton10 March 1971
Michael ClarkSubiaco-Floreat31 March 1978
Murray GoodwinSubiaco-Floreat11 December 1972
Kade HarveyScarborough7 October 1975
Brad HoggWilletton6 February 1971
Stuart KarppinenSouth Perth13 June 1973
Shaun MarshWilletton9 July 1983
Scott MeulemanMelville17 July 1980
Matt NicholsonScarborough2 October 1974
Marcus NorthBayswater-Morley28 July 1979
Chris RogersSouth Perth31 August 1977
Luke RonchiPerth23 April 1981
Adam VogesMelville4 October 1979
Darren WatesSouth Perth2 July 1977
Paul WilsonTBA12 December 1972
Andrew JamesPerth2 February 1983
Craig SimmonsRockingham-Mandurah1 October 1982
Michael ThistleBayswater Morley5 August 1980
Adam GilchristPerth14 November 1971
Mike HusseyWanneroo27 May 1975
Justin LangerScarborough21 November 1970
Damien MartynSouth Perth21 October 1971
Brad WilliamsScarborough20 November 1974

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson has been recruited to the Western Warriors from South Australia. The 30 year-old former Southern Redbacks pace-man has taken 125 wickets in 40 1st class games at an average of 29.79 and, 99 wickets from 52 limited overs matches at an average of 23.75 - economy rate of 4.05.

Craig Simmons

Craig Simmons is the first Rockingham-Mandurah player to be awarded a State Contract. A promising opening batsman, Simmons was a key member of Australia s successful Youth World Cup team last season.

From last season's list of State Contracted Players, Rob Baker, Geoff Cullen, Brad Oldroyd, Gavin Swan, Peter Worthington and Rookie Beau Casson have so far not been offered a contract. Simon Katich has been listed with the NSW Blues.

Luke Ronchi and Adam Voges have been up-graded from Rookie to Senior status.

Additional Contracts

Over the next few weeks the WACA will give consideration to the addition of up to 3 State Player Contracts and two Rookie Contracts.