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Bat Women Project

Empowering Women in Cricket

Custom Bat Designs by Clare

In the wake of Australia’s rich legacy of women’s cricket and the stellar performances of the Australian women’s cricket team, it’s high time we focused on tailored bat designs for female cricketers. With the rising popularity of the Big Bash series and increasing interest among girls, there’s a growing need for more options in bat designs that cater specifically to women and girls.

Clare Johnston of de Lacy cricket bat measuring a cricket bat for a Melbourne-based client

A New Approach to Bat Design

Clare is leading the charge with her innovative approach to bat design. Her focus lies in creating bats that offer optimal weight, lift, and balance, empowering cricketers to feel in control and guide the ball with precision. While there’s a plethora of options for male cricketers, Clare is dedicated to bridging the gap by providing tailored solutions for female players.

Collaborating for Success

Clare is passionate about collaborating with cricketers to develop bats that are perfectly suited to their needs. Whether you’re an individual player or part of a club, Clare is eager to engage with you. She welcomes the opportunity to have conversations, gather insights, and work together to craft bespoke bat designs that elevate your game.

Clare Johnston participating in training to refine her cricket bat making skills
Clare Johnston at her workshop in South Gippsland proudly holding two of her handmade cricket bats

Get in Touch with Clare

Based in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, Clare is readily available to connect with local players. However, she’s also open to inquiries from women cricketers across Australia and internationally. While she may not be able to visit every location in person, Clare is committed to supporting female cricketers far and wide in their quest for the perfect bat.

If you’re interested in speaking with Clare and exploring custom bat designs tailored to your preferences, don’t hesitate to reach out to her. Your journey to a bat designed just for you starts here.