Sally McPhee (Player) | 2021

Sally McPhee currently lives in Waikanae although her extensive playing days were representing the Wairarapa, North Island and New Zealand, during the 1960’s when she was one of the country’s leading players.

McPhee represented the Wairarapa for eight years winning numerous North Island Championships and National titles in 1963 and 1964.

During her six-year international career she went on two tours to Australia in 1964 and 1967, and played against Korea in 1968.

On the 1964 tour she was New Zealand’s leading scorer and rebounder. Being the team’s only true centre, her workload was high and she was regarded as the equal of the Australian ‘bigs’.

On the 1967 tour, where the team played at the Australian State Champs, McPhee was again the leading scorer and a tournament Top-10 rebounder alongside teammate Lynne MacDonald.

Again, she was top scorer when the North Island team entertained the Australian Opals on their return from the 1967 FIBA World Championships.