Anna Flanagan

Date of Birth: 08/01/1992
Nickname: Flanno
Height: 180cm
Qualifications: Journalism degree, postgraduate diploma in legal studies, Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness
Hometown: Canberra
Started Hockey: Aged 5. Whole family played and was coached by father for a number of years.

Country: Australia – Hockeyroos
Position: Defender/Midfielder
International Debut: Aged 18 in a Test against Korea
International Caps: 150
Number: 9
National League: ACT Strikers
Club: Wesley South Perth Hockey Club
Other: ACT Academy of Sport/Australian Institute of Sport
Goals: 40

Major Tournaments:

2009: Junior World Cup (Boston)
2010: World Cup Qualifiers (Chilli-Gold)
2010: Commonwealth Games (Dehli- Gold)
2011: Champions Trophy (Amsterdam)
2012: London Olympics (5th)
2012: Champions Challenge (Ireland-Gold)
2013: World League 3 (London-Gold)
2013: Junior World Cup (Germany)
2013: World League (Argentina – Silver)
2014: World Cup (Netherlands – Silver)
2014: Commonwealth Games (Argentina – Gold)
2014: Champions Trophy (Argentina – Silver)


2008: Player of the tournament U18 National Championships
2010: Sports Blue University of Canberra
2010: ACT Academy of Sport Junior Athlete of the Year
2010: Player of the tournament U21 National Championships
2011: Peter McCullough Award Sports Blue Australian National University
2012: Player of the Tournament Australian Hockey League
2012: FIH Young World Player of the year
2013: Women’s Health ‘One to Watch’ nomination
2013: Cosmopolitan magazine ‘Fun and Fearless Female’ nomination
2013: Canberra Youth Citizen of the Year nominee
2013: AIS and Female ACTSPORT athlete of the year finalist
2014: Best Hockeyroo at WorldCup
2014: FIH World Rising Star Nomination
2014: Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Female Finalist
2014: Canberra Sports Woman of the Year Finalist

Ambassador for:

Shenton Park Dog Shelter
Donar Mate (Organ Donation)
National Breast Cancer Association
Cerebral Palsy ACT


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