Australian Women’s Hockey Player Anna Flanagan has been named FIH World Young Player of the Year for the year of 2012. She was presented with the award before the Hockeyroos’ match against South Africa during the ongoing Investec World League in London. Hockeyroos won the match with the help of flicks of FIH World Young Player of the Year Anna Flanagan and topped their Pool B. Continue reading →
Newly crowned World Young Player of the Year Anna Flanagan’s flick on second half penalty corner against South Africa turned out to be decisive in the Hockeyroos’ 1-0 victory in the World Cup qualifying campaign in London i.e. Round 3 of Hockey World League.
Highlights of Hockeyroos vs South Africa
With this 1-0 win, the Hockeyroos remain unbeaten at the Investec World League following victory over Spain and a draw with England in their opening two matches and sets Australia up well going into the quarter-final round. Continue reading →
The Hockeyroos began their World League warm-up tour to Europe with a spirited 1-1 draw against Belgium on Saturday. Anna Flanagan was the Hockeyroos heroine, netting a penalty corner two minutes after Belgium had taken the lead just over midway through the second half.
Hockeyroos Head Coach Adam Commens, who previously coached the Belgian national men’s team, was pleased with how his team began the match and said there’s more to come from his side. “We had quite a good first half,” he said. “It was a tough battle against an improving team and we created lots of chances. Belgium played well in the second half, which made it much more even and the draw was probably a fair indication of that. Continue reading →