WOMEN’S PREMIER LEAGUE SQUAD

Coach:
Alex Shirley

Team Manager:
Harry Zachariou

Women’s Director:
Nicole Virtuoso

RESERVES COACH:
PHIL FROST

Team Manager:
Katie Mitchell

#1

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#2 Ellen Druce

Age: 24
Nickname: El/Drucey
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Occupational Therapist
Debut in 1st XI: 2012
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2007-11)

#3 Monica Singh
***Not Playing***

Age: 25
Nickname: Mon
Position: Striker
Occupation: Business Development Executive
Debut in 1st XI: 2012

#4 Rebecca James

Age: 18
Nickname: Becca/Bec
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 (2012-14), Train-on VIC U13 & U15, U14 Invitational (2014), U15 U18 VIC Indoor, U15 U18 VIC White

#5 Esther Fithall 
*** Not Playing ***

Age: 36
Nickname: Nutter
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Physiotherapist
Previous Clubs: Uni SA
Debut in 1st XI: 2004

#6 Gabby Minett

Age: 25
Nickname: Gab
Position: Striker
Occupation: Teacher
Debut in 1st XI: 2011

#7 Georgia Hopkins

Age: 21
Nickname: Hoppo/George/G
Position: Striker
Occupation: Coles, Medical Administrator
Debut in 1st XI: 2011
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2009-12), VPSSA (2009-10), VIC (2011-2015), VIC Indoor U13 U15 U18 U21 (2011-17), VIS Scholarship Holder, Australian Futures Squad

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#9 Carly James

Age: 21
Nickname: Carls
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2010-14), VIC U13, U15, U18 Indoor, VIC U13 U15 U18 U21 Outdoor (2011-17), AHL 2018 (NT), National Junior Squad 2018, VIS Scholarship 2018

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#11 Emma Robinson

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Nickname: Em
Position: Mid Fielder
Occupation: Orthotist/Prosthetist
Debut in 1st XI: 2009

 

#12 Claire Hind

Age: 17
Nickname: Clairebear
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2016
Representative Honours: U13 Victorian White Team, U15 Victorian Team, SSV U16 Victorian Team, Western Wildcats 2012-2017

 

#13 Hayley McAlinden

Age: 23
Nickname: Hay, H
Position: Striker / Defender
Occupation: Child Care Worker
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2006 – 2011

#14 Alicia Duggan
***Not Playing***

Age: 27
Nickname: Leish
Position: Defender
Occupation: Graduate Architect
Debut in 1st XI: 2008

#15 Bethany Russ

Age: 21
Nickname: Bee
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2010-12), VPSSA U12 2010 U16 2014), VIC U13 U15 U18 U21 (2011-17), University of Louisville Hockey US, Australian Futures

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#17 Lily Brazel
***NATIONAL SQUAD – HOCKEYROOS***

Age: 23
Nickname:
Lil
Position:
Midfield
Occupation: Student, Grilled Chef
Previous Clubs: Baulkham Hills (Sydney) 
Debut in 1st XI: 2016
Representative Honours:, 2013 Junior World Cup, 2013 AYOF Gold Medal, 2012-15 Jillaroos, Vipers 2016-17, Australian Development Team 2017

 

#18 Alannah Hibbard

Age: 16
Nickname:
Lans
Position:
Midfield
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Wellington
Representative Honours: Victorian Indoor U13, U15 (2014-2017), Victorian Outdoor U13 U14, U15, u18  (2014-2018)

 

#19 Georgia Cutrale

Age: 21
Nickname: Gee, George
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2015
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 U15 U17 (2010-15)

#20 Emily Deinhoff
***Not Playing***

Age: 25
Nickname:
Em
Position:
Midfield
Occupation: Event Manager 
Previous Clubs: Waratahs
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Northern Territory U15 U18 U21 AHL

 

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#22 Stephanie Thompson

Age: 21
Nickname: Steph
Position: Midfield/Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Werribee HC
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 (2009-15), VIC Indoor (2012-13)

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#24 Lauren Hopkins

Age: 25
Nickname: Loz, Lozzie, Rang
Position: Defender
Occupation: Emergency Nurse
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Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2006-2010

#25 Bridgette de la Mere

 

Age: 14
Nickname:
Bridge
Position: 
Striker / Midfield
Occupation: 
Student
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2016-18), SSV U12 (2016), VIC U13 (2017), VIC U15 (2018-2020)

#26 Caitlin Duggan

Age: 24
Nickname: Caito
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Occupational Therapist
Previous Clubs: Essendon Hockey Club
Debut in 1st XI:2015

 

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#28 Georgia Nelson

Age: 18
Nickname:
Nelson
Position:
Defender
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2017
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2012-15), VIC U15 (2015), VIC U15 White (2016), Northern Territory U18 2017

#29 Romani Kenworthy

Age: 18
Nickname: Romi, Rom
Position: Striker / Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: City Marians & OHA Hockey Club (TAS)
Debut in 1st XI: 2019
Representative Honours: TAS Outdoor 2010-18, TAS Captain

 

#30 Julie Barman

Age: 19
Nickname: 
Jules
Position: 
Midfield
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Waterloo Ducks, Royal Orée (Belgium)
Representative Honours: Wallonie 2012, 2013 (Belgium)

#31 Tate Brazil

Age: 17
Nickname: Tate
Position: Defence
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: JSC 2014-2018, Vic Academy 2015

 

#32 Maddie Bezzobs

Age: 13
Nickname: Maddy, Madz
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2015-18, U13 Vic indoor & Outdoor Train On

 

#33 Ania Kosowski

Age: 18
Nickname:
Onion
Position:
Striker / Midfield
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 U15 U17 (2014-17). VIC Outdoor U13 U14  U15 (2014-2017), VIC Indoor U13 U15 (2014-2015),  SSV U16 2017

#34 Helayna Braiden

Age: 15
Nickname:
Layn
Position:
Striker / Midfield
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2013-17, Victorian Academy (2015-2016), Vic Indoor U13 U15 (2014 2015)

 

#36 Ash Winter

Age: 14
Nickname: Icey
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Hawthorn
Representative Honours: VIC SSV U13 2017, VIC Outdoor 2018; Athletics, Horse Riding, Calisthenics

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#37 Paula Van Meeuwen
***Not Playing***

Age: 25
Nickname:
PVM
Position:
Defender
Occupation: Veterinary Nurse
Previous Clubs: Greensborough, Waverley
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: Vic 15s, Vic 18s 

#38 Lexie White

Age: 25
Nickname: Lex
Position: Defender / Midfielder
Occupation: Behaviour Therapist / Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2008
Representative Honours: U12 Vic Outdoor 2004-05, U13 Vic Outdoor 2006

 

#39 Emma Harpur

Age: 20
Nickname: Em
Position: Striker
Occupation: Dump Truck Driver / Accountant
Previous Clubs: Raphoe Ladies Hockey Club (Ireland)
Representative Honours: Northern Ireland Rep team (2010-16),

 

#40 Caitlin Bender

Age: 25
Nickname: Ports
Position: Striker
Occupation: Transcriber
Previous Clubs: Easts, St Mary’s, Waratahs, Mudgeeraba
Representative Honours: AHL, U15- U21 NT, NTIS, Australian Futures Squad

 

#41 Maz Stonehouse

Age: 39
Nickname:
Maz 
Position: 
Goalkeeper
Occupation: Analyst
Previous Clubs: Morawa, Vic Park, Tuggeranong, Essendon, Brunswick
Representative Honours: Vic 035s 2016 & 7. Aust 035s Trans Tasman 2017. Aust 035s World Cup 2018