Cassandra Brown joins Townsville Fire

July 13, 2023 | Townsville Fire news

Townsville Fire Welcomes Canadian Basketballer Cassandra Brown to the Team for the upcoming WNBL Season

The Townsville Fire is thrilled to announce the signing of Canadian basketballer Cassandra Brown for the upcoming season. Brown, known for her exceptional skills and relentless work ethic, brings a wealth of experience to our team.

Hailing from Vernon BC, Brown has become a prominent figure in the basketball world with her remarkable performance and versatility on the court. Standing at 6 foot 3, she has proven herself as a potent force at both ends of the court.

With an impressive international career having played in over 15 international countries and Brown has shown her ability to consistently deliver.

Townsville Fire Head Coach expressed great excitement about the signing, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Cassandra Brown to the Fire.

“Cassandra is a great addition and further strengthens our front court. She’s an elite 3pt shooter and very versatile offensively so will be a great fit within our style of play. Defensively she has great instincts an and uses her length very well to be disruptive. She’s also a great teammate and person so ticks a lot of boxes for us.

We’re very excited for her to join our team this season..”

Brown herself eagerly anticipates joining the Fire, saying,

 “I’m super excited! To play for an organization like the Fire is an honour and I don’t take it for granted.”

“ I followed the WNBL carefully in the off-season as a fan, and studied the game closely as a player, especially Townsville. Playing in the WNBL has been a goal of mine and to have the opportunity to play for the defending champions makes it that much more special. “

“I’ve heard nothing but great things about Shannon and the club – I can’t wait to learn from him and do whatever I can to help the team win another championship.”

Brown joins, Sami Whitcomb, Alice Kunek, Steph Reid, Courtney Woods, Zitina Aokuso, Saffron Shiels and Mikaela Ruef, with two further announcements to come for the main roster.


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