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Sri Lankan to coach champion Auckland women’s team

Amita Weerakoon (left - Director of Cricket TDCC) presents the team coach jacket to Hashan Goonetilleke in the presence of Stacey Nicholas (Women’s and Girls’ Chairperson)
Amita Weerakoon (left - Director of Cricket TDCC) presents the team coach jacket to Hashan Goonetilleke in the presence of Stacey Nicholas (Women’s and Girls’ Chairperson)

Former St Joseph’s College captain and NCC cricketer Hashan Goonetilleke has been appointed as the new head coach of Takapuna District Cricket Club (TDCC) the Premier women’s team for the next two seasons in Auckland, New Zealand.

Goonetilleke who is a certified NZ Cricket Level 2 coach will take over the coaching role from Mark Steyn who has now been appointed as the TDCC Coach Development Manager.

He has played for Johnsonville CC (Wellington) and Hibiscus Coast CC (Auckland).

Goonetilleke also played for BRC, Ports Authority and Sebastianites CC at Premier level in the Sri Lankan club scene.

Takapuna District Cricket Club is one of the biggest and top preforming cricket clubs in New Zealand with a playing membership of 1,050 that include 74 cricket teams from juniors, seniors to masters and an overall membership of over 1,500.

 

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