Leeds Rhinos Women half-back Courtney Hill has hinted she could return to after Friday’s Grand Final.

The Australian won the Woman of Steel award on Sunday and is targeting a league and Cup double, with the Rhinos taking on .

She played for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League before switching to when she came to England in April 2018.

“I suppose with the introduction of The Hundreds and the new regions, it is enticing,” she told BBC World Service.

“Coaching opportunities will come up and I suppose for me it’s just making a decision where do I invest my time?

“I already knock back coaching over the summer as we play a summer season, so it’s a massive collision with and cricket, so I’m going to have to make some decisions around that because with rugby there is no financial incentive I suppose.

“As much as I love it, everybody needs money in the bank don’t they?”

Hill’s partner, England batter Lauren Winfield, has joined Adelaide Strikers for this winter’s Women’s Big Bash in , and will play for the Northern Superchargers in next year’s inaugural Hundred competition.

You’ll be able to hear the full interview with Courtney Hill on this week’s Stumped, available to download from Friday, 11 October.


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