Who is Rod Marsh's wife Roslyn? Family life of late cricketer explored

Amber Peake March 4, 2022
Who is Rod Marsh's wife Roslyn? Family life of late cricketer explored
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It has been announced Australia cricket legend and world’s best wicketkeeper Rod Marsh has passed away aged 74.

The sad news was confirmed in a statement by his son Paul today (4 March 2022), who revealed Marsh died on Friday morning.

As condolences pour in from fans and colleagues to the late cricketer’s family, some are curious to know more about Rod Marsh’s wife and sons.

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Rod Marsh’s wife, Ros

While Rod Marsh was famous for his cricketing career across the 1970s and early 1980s, his wife Roslyn preferred to keep away from the spotlight. However, a Guardian obituary to Rod Marsh reports she was a PE teacher.

Roslyn, better known as Ros, and Marsh were married for more than five decades, having tied the knot in 1969.

Despite Roslyn preferring to stay away from the public eye, she has been pictured at events supporting her husband.

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They welcomed three sons

Rod and Ros Marsh had three sons – Paul, Jamie and Dan. As reported by ESPN in 2013, Paul and Dan both followed in their father’s footsteps to become successful cricketers.

Dan Marsh was captain and coach of state side Tasmania, while Paul was chief executive of the Australian Cricketers’ Association from July 2005 to August 2014.

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Fans send condolences to the Marsh family

As news of Rod Marsh’s passing was shared online, fans and fellow cricketers sent their thoughts and prayers to his family:

We send our condolences to Rod Marsh’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.