Mrs Maher passed away peacefully surrounded by her wife Heather Taylor and their two beautiful children Kelly and Maggie.

Mrs Maher was part of the inaugural Western Fury team in season 1996-97 through to 1997-98 and played a total of 18 matches for the side.

The England-born wicketkeeper arrived in Australia in 1993 and began her cricket journey with the Subiaco Women’s Cricket Club for eight seasons.

She went on to play for High Wycombe Cricket Club for the 2004-05 season before she joined Midland-Guildford Cricket Club where she played 19 matches, collected a total 193 runs and three wickets.

The WACA’s condolences go out to her family and closest friends.