Courtney to remain at the Fire for 2 more years

February 28, 2024 | Townsville Fire news

Townsville Fire sign Courtney Woods to 2-Year Contract Extension

The Townsville Fire is excited to announce the signing of Courtney Woods to a 2-year contract extension. This new agreement solidifies Woods’ dedication to the Fire and ensures her continued contributions to the team’s success.

The talented guard joined the Townsville Fire in 2020 and has had a stellar season for the Fire in the current 2023/24 season averaging 13.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game Her tenacity on the court and leadership off the court have made her a fan favourite.

Woods, known for her work ethic and dedication to continuous improvement, expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to remain with the Fire.

“I am so grateful to continue to be a part of such a special and successful club.

I love playing for the Fire and I am so proud to continue my career here and make Townsville a home.

I am so grateful for all the time and efforts that Shannon and the club have poured into my development as a player and a human.

I will give everything I have to bring more championship to this community. “

Head Coach Shannon Seebohm believes the extension of Courtney for the next two season is an integral part of the club’s vision for the future

“We are delighted to announce that Courtney will remain with our club for the next two seasons. Her consistent dedication and work ethic have made her an invaluable piece of our team since she joined us in 2020. Courtney’s continual improvement in several areas of her game has been evident year after year.

This season, Courtney has delivered some exceptional performances, particularly since moving into our starting line-up, ranking among the top statistical performers in the league. She is one of the most efficient scorers in the league, shooting an impressive 54% from the field, 42% from three, and 91% from the free-throw line, placing her in very rare company among WNBL players.

Courtney’s professionalism and commitment to the team and club off the court are exactly what we look for in our players, and we are confident she will contribute significantly to our success in the seasons ahead.”

Catch Courtney at Thursday’s game 1 of the Semi -finals series at the Fire Pit, when the Fire take on the Perth Lynx, tickets are still available via ticketek.