Western Waves Team Programme2004
Western Waves Team Programme2004

2004 Western Australia Enters The National League

Western Waves become the first Western Australian women's team to compete in the national league. The Waves, captained by Tanya Oxtoby and coached by former Socceroo, Alistair Edwards, play only 6 of the 11 league games due to financial reasons. Oxtoby later moves into coaching after retiring as a player. The Waves include national players Tal Karp, Collette McCallum and Lisa De Vanna. Nine of the Waves originate from Western Australia's single female only club, Northern Redbacks (Luciana Colangelo - Di Ennio, De Vanna, McCallum - Gardiner, Conway, Ashley Bennett, Oxtoby, Williams, Grant and Crawford). Former Matilda, Tracey Wheeler is