Thornely appointed new Breakers coach

Former NSW Blues captain Dominic Thornely will take on the head coaching role of the record-setting Breakers from next season.

Two-time Sheffield Shield winner and former New South Wales Blues skipper Dominic Thornely is the new Breakers head coach.

Thornely was the assistant during their record 19th and 20th titles over the last two seasons and replaces former Australian player Joanne Broadbent, who stepped down in late April after seven seasons in charge.

"(I'm) extremely honoured and humbled. The NSW Breakers have got an amazing history ... they're pioneers of women's cricket, so to be able engage with their program, be involved with that and lead that program is really exciting," said the 40-year-old.

Source AAP

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