Welcome to Hale

This evening (22/3) the AIS Draft for the Women’s Premier League was held, and Hale had three picks (#1, #4 & #9)

The following Hockeyroos players will be joining Hale this season.  Please give them a Big Blue Welcome.

Mariah Williams (56 Caps – 7 Goals)

Hailing from Parkes, NSW.  Mariah made her debut for the Hockeyroos at only 17 years of age.  A forward, Mariah was a member of the 2016 Rio Olympic team, as well as Captaining the Jillaroos at the 2016 Junior World Cup, where she came away with a Bronze Medal.

Emily Smith (163 Caps – 65 Goals)

Hailing from Crookwell, NSW.  Emily made her debut for the Hockeyroos in 2011 at the age of 19 and has been a fixture in the team ever since.  A Striker, Emily is a dual Olympian (London & Rio), Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist (2014) & 2014 World Cup Silver Medallist.

Kristina Bates

Hailing from Melbourne, Victoria.  Kristina is a new addition to the Hockeyroos squad, having represented Australia at the 2016 Junior World Cup, coming away with a Bronze Medal.  Kristina is a Striker/Midfielder who will make her Australian Debut at the upcoming Hawkes Bay Hockey Festival (March 31-April 9).

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