Edwina Bone

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Edwina Bone
Personal information
Born (1988-04-29) 29 April 1988 (age 31)
Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Canberra Strikers
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Australia 194 (4)

Edwina Bone (born 29 April 1988) is an Australian field hockey player.[1] Her regular position is as a defender. Bone was a member of the Australia women's national field hockey team that were runners-up at the 2014 Women's Hockey World Cup.[2] She was a member of the Australian team that defeated England in the women's field hockey final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[3]

Edwina 'Eddie' Bone joined the Hockeyroos following two years in Hockey Australia's women's development program. She progressed through the junior ranks with the Canberra Strikers. Edwina established herself as a regular in the Hockeyroos' defense after a stellar 2014 season, claiming a Gold Medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, and a Silver Medal at the World Cup and Champions Trophy. She also was part of the team that claimed 2nd place in the 2013 World League, as well as the team that won the 2013 Oceania Cup. She now has over 70 caps playing for Australia. Off the field, she studied a Bachelor of Sports Management at the University of Canberra. She hopes to become a sport coordinator or coach in the future.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockeyroos athlete profiles – Edwina Bone". Hockey Australia. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Player detail – Hockey World Cup 2014 – Edwina Bone". Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond. Archived from the original on 5 August 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  3. ^ Buckley, James (3 August 2014). "Hockeyroo Edwina Bone daring to dream of Olympic gold after Glasgow win". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  4. ^ http://hockey.org.au/media

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