Awards

2012
Inducted into Netball Australia Hall of Fame

Positions Played

GAGoal Attack

DOB

Height

cm

Place of Birth

Career

Test Debut

14th August, 1948

Caps

3

About

A trailblazer for women’s sport in Australia, Bayliss (nee Craddock) was the first athlete to represent her country in two sports – netball and cricket.

As a cricketer, she played six Tests for Australia between 1948 and 1951 and Bayliss represented her country in 10 international netball Tests.

A notable goal attack, Bayliss was a member of the country’s first ever international tour in 1948 where her Test debut in Dunedin was the second ever international trans-Tasman match played. She captained Australia in 1953.

Bayliss was named in Netball Victoria’s Team of the Century in 2000 and inducted into Netball Australia’s Hall of Fame in 2012.