The Hockey Australia annual athlete awards took place in Perth on Monday evening, with Jodie Kenny and Fergus Kavanagh crowned the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras Players of the Year.
Triple Olympian Madonna Blyth has made the decision to retire following a stellar career which saw her play 342 games for the women’s national hockey team.
Dual Olympian Teneal Attard has announced her retirement from the Australian Women’s hockey team after achieving 221 caps over a 12 year international career in the sport.
The teams have been announced for the upcoming Kookaburras’ tour to the trans-Tasman series in Auckland, New Zealand as well as to the International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Hockeyroos teams have been announced for the trans-Tasman series and the International Festival of Hockey, both of which will take place this November.
Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.
While the Australian hockey teams bowed out of their respective competitions at the quarter final stage, Australia will be represented amongst the officials on finals day at Deodoro.