Maddy Spence – Ron Harrison Sports Bursary recipient
Where were you born? In Parkes.
Were you named after anyone? Not that I know of.
Which of your accomplishments are you most proud of? Making the NSW/ ACT U16’s team and the Sydney Thunder Women’s Indigenous cricket team.
What historical moment stands out most in your memory? Making the NSW state team in year 5 and 6, being captain of the women’s Northparkes team for the Pink Stumps Day, making the Western champs team every year I’ve been in high school.
What’s the single best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Patience over numbers – Ron Woods.
What’s the greatest risk you’ve ever taken? I’m not too sure.
What are the three things you would take to a deserted island? Cricket gear, food and a floaty.
If you had to spend $10,000 today, how would you spend it? Build an indoor sports centre for Parkes.
When are you happiest? When I’m playing cricket around my family and friends.