Maher, Robyn (1959–)

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Maher, Robyn (1959–)

Australian basketball player. Born Robyn Gull, Oct 6, 1959, in Ballarat, Australia; m. Thomas Maher (basketball coach).

Was captain of the Opals (1989–99); as captain, won a team bronze medal at Atlanta Olympics (1996); with husband, was instrumental in Australia's rise to world prominence in women's basketball as player and administrator. Was Australia's WNBL MVP (1984) and Defensive Player of the Year (1993); received Maher medal (1988, 1990–91).