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

#0 Christina Glekas

Age: 20
Nickname: CJ
Position: Defender
Occupation: Childcate Educator
Previous Clubs: Renmark Hockey Club
Debut in 1st XI: 2021
Representative Honours: South Australian State Country, U21 Australian Country

Sponsored by:
Glekas Family

#1 Caitlin Duggan (Vice Captain)

Age: 25
Nickname: Caito
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Occupational Therapist
Previous Clubs: Essendon Hockey Club
Debut in 1st XI: 2015

Sponsored by:
Inspiration Paints
608 Barkly St, West Footscray VIC 3012
9396 1235
inspirationspaint.com.au

#2 Ellen Druce

Age: 27
Nickname: El/Drucey
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Occupational Therapist
Debut in 1st XI: 2012
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2007-11)

Sponsored by:
Bobbie Speed – Life Member

#3 Monica Singh

Age: 26
Nickname: Mon
Position: Striker
Occupation: Business Development Executive
Debut in 1st XI: 2012

Sponsored by:
Glowdreaming
glowdreaming.com

Sponsored By:
Pickles Auctions
41-45 McIntyre Road,
Sunshine VIC 3020
9009 3111
www.pickles.com.au

#4 Rebecca James

Age: 19
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

Sponsored by:
Fitzgerald Construction
91 Moreland St, Footscray VIC 3011
9687 5959
fitzgeraldconstructions.com.au

#5 BRIDGETTE DE LA MERE

Age: 15
Nickname:
Bridge
Position: 
Striker / Midfield
Occupation: 
Student
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2016-18), SSV U12 (2016), VIC U13 (2017), VIC U15 (2018-2020)

Sponsored by:
Lineage Group
710 Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008
0411 863 333
lineagegroup.co

#6 Gabby Minett

Age: 28
Nickname: Gab
Position: Striker
Occupation: Teacher
Debut in 1st XI: 2011

Sponsored by:
Pepper Cafe
44 Pin Oak Cres, Flemington VIC 3031
9372 2726
peppercafe.com.au

#7 Georgia Hopkins (Captain)

Age: 22
Nickname: Hoppo/George/G
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student, Education Support Staffmember
Debut in 1st XI: 2011
Representative Honours: Wildcats (2009-12), VPSSA (2009-10), VIC (2011-2015), VIC Indoor U13 U15 U18 U21 (2011-20), VIS Scholarship Holder (2015), Australian Futures Squad (2015-16)

Sponsored by:
Smash FM
smashfm.com.au

#8 MEGAN ALAKUS

Age: Megan Alakus
Nickname: Bez
Position: Defender
Occupation: Education
Debut in 1st XI:
Representative Honours: 

Sponsored by:
Glowdeaming
glowdreaming.com

#9 Carly James (Captain)

Age: 22
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

Sponsored by:
Big 5 Fitness
212 Somerville Rd, Kingsville VIC 3012
0412 561 875
bigfivefitness.com.au

#10 ANNA SHIRLEY

Age: 36
Nickname: Burnsy
Position:
Midfield
Occupation: ICU Nurse
Previous Clubs: Essendon, Hornby (NZ) 
Debut in 1st XI:
2020
Representitive Honours: Victorian Vipers 2008-13, AHL 2012, NHL 2004-07, New Zealand U18 & U21

 

Sponsored by:
Glowdeaming
glowdreaming.com

 #11 Emma Robinson (CAPTAIN: Reserves)

Age: 30
Nickname: Em
Position: Mid Fielder
Occupation: Orthotist/Prosthetist
Debut in 1st XI: 2009

 

Sponosred by:
Karen & Rodney Johnstone

#12 Claire Hind
***Overseas***

Age: 18
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: 25
Nickname: Hay, H
Position: Striker / Midfield / Defender
Occupation: Education Support Staffmember
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2006 – 2011

Sponsored By:
Sagecon
15 Paran Pl, Glen Iris VIC 3146
9999 7705
sagecon.net.au

#14 ALICIA DUGGAN

Age: 30
Nickname: Leish
Position: Defender
Occupation: Architect
Debut in 1st XI: 2008

Sponsored by:
Duggan Family

#15 Bethany Russ
***Overseas***

Age: 22
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

#16 TAYLA WILMOT (VICE CAPTIAN)

Age: 27
Nickname:
Chug, Tay
Position:
Defender
Occupation: Student, University Tutor 
Previour Clubs: Wanderers (South Africa)
Debut in 1st XI: 2021
Representative Honours: U18/U21 Southern Gauteng South Africa, South African Country District

Sponsored by:
Pennant A Trolls

#18 ERIN TAYLOR

Age: 35
Nickname:
Ez Aussie ET
Position:
Midfielder
Occupation: Account Manager
Previous Clubs: Mornington Falcons, Sutherland SYD
Debut in 1st XI: 2021
Representative Honours: New Zealand Junior National Team, New Zealand National Hockey League, Eastern State – Sydney

Sponsored by:
Melbourne Equipment Rentals
7 Vella Dr, Sunshine West VIC 3020
1300 637 368
www.merentals.com.au

 

#19 Georgia Cutrale

Age: 23
Nickname: GC
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2015
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 U15 U17 (2010-15)

Sponsored by:
Perfection Fresh
Sam Cutrale
542 Footscray Road, West Melb 3003
9687 6989
perfection.com.au

#21 CARLA BOND

Age: 37
Nickname:
Bondy
Position:
Striker
Occupation: Sales Manager
Previous Clubs: MCC
Debut in 1st XI: 2021
Representative Honours: U18 & U21 Victoria, Victorian Vipers

Sponsored by:
Glowdeaming
glowdreaming.com

#22 Stephanie Thompson

Age: 22
Nickname: Steph
Position: Midfield/Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Werribee HC
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 (2009-15), VIC Indoor (2012-13)

Sponsored by:
Topline Embroidery
51/47 Little Boundary Rd, Laverton North, 3026
9399 9633

#23 PHYLICIA TAYLOR

Age: 34
Nickname: Flea, Fleazel
Position: Striker
Occupation: Transport Supervisor
Previous Clubs: Yarra Valley, MCC, Geelong
Debut in 1st XI: 2000
Representative Honours: U13, U5 & U17 Western Wildcats

Sponsored by:
Taylor Family

#24 Lauren Hopkins

Age: 26
Nickname: Loz, Lozzie, Rang
Position: Defender
Occupation: Emergency Nurse
Debut in 1st XI:
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2006-2010

Sponsored by:
Hopkins Family

#27 Lexie White

Age: 26
Nickname: Lex
Position: Defender / Midfielder
Occupation: Behaviour Therapist
Debut in 1st XI: 2008
Representative Honours: U12 Vic Outdoor 2004-05, U13 Vic Outdoor 2006

 

Sponsored by:
Flossy Floral
Flossy Floral

#28 Georgia Nelson

Age: 19
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

Sponsored by:
Harry Zac – Life Member

#29 Romani Kenworthy

Age: 19
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

 

Sponsored By:
Pickles Auctions
41-45 McIntyre Road,
Sunshine VIC 3020
9009 3111
www.pickles.com.au

#30 Julie Barman (CAPTAIN: Reserves)

Age: 20
Nickname: 
Jules
Position: 
Midfield/Striker
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Waterloo Ducks, Royal Orée (Belgium)
Representative Honours: Belgian Provincials (Wallonie) 2012, 2013, Belgian Championship 2016

Sponsored By:
Barman Family

#31 Tate Brazil

Age: 19
Nickname: Tate
Position: Defence
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: JSC 2014-2018, Vic Academy 2015

 

Sponsored By:
Two Faces Eyewear
72 Charles St, Seddon VIC 3011
9689 9779
twofaces.com.au

 

#32 Maddie Bezzobs

Age: 14
Nickname: Maddy, Madz
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2015-18, U13 Vic indoor & Outdoor Train On

 

Sponsored by:
Alfa Bakehouse
42 Anderson St,
Yarraville VIC 3013
9687 6659
alfabakehouse.com.au

#33 HOLLY MOORE

Age: 27
Nickname:
Holls
Position:
Striker
Occupation: Musician
Previous Clubs: Monash Uni
Representitve Honours: U13, U15, U17 Western Wildcats

Sponsored by:
Moore Family

#34 Helayna Braiden

Age: 19
Nickname:
Layn
Position:
Defender
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats 2013-17, Victorian Academy (2015-2016), Vic Indoor U13 U15 (2014 2015)

 

Sponsored by:
Braiden Family

#37 Paula Liggins

Age: 26
Nickname:
PVM
Position:
Defender
Occupation: Veterinary Nurse
Previous Clubs: Greensborough, Waverley
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: Vic 15s, Vic 18s 

Sponsored by:
Liggins Family

#39 Emma Harpur

Age: 21
Nickname: Em
Position: Striker
Occupation: Dump Truck Driver / Accountant
Previous Clubs: Raphoe Ladies Hockey Club (Ireland)
Representative Honours: Northern Ireland Rep team (2010-16),

 

Sponsored by:
Harpur Family

#41 Maz Stonehouse

Age: 40
Nickname:
Maz 
Position: 
Goalkeeper
Occupation: Analyst
Previous Clubs: Morawa, Vic Park, Tuggeranong, Essendon, Brunswick
Debut in 1st XI: 2021

Representative Honours: Vic 035s 2016 & 7. Aust 035s Trans Tasman 2017. Aust 035s World Cup 2018

Sponsored by:
Amy Rowland

 

 

#42 Heather Humphrey

Age: 31
Nickname:
Humph
Position: 
Goalkeeper
Occupation: Dump Truck Driver
Previous Clubs: Omagh Hockey Club, Derg Valley Hockey Club and Raphoe Hockey Club
Debut in 1st XI: 2021
Representative Honours: Ulster (Ireland) U18s

Sponsored by:
Humphrey Family