Australian Representatives

MUHC has produced numerous Australian representatives over the years, particularly for the women's team.


1927 Australian women's hockey team, before the 1st Test vs England, in Adelaide. Includes MUHC/past-MUHC members Girlie Hodges (seated, left), Sybil Taggart (standing, left), and Leslie Rudd (standing, middle).

The following players earned their first Australia selection whilst members of the club:

Name Years selected Debut Match* Position Goals
Girlie Hodges 1925, 26, 27, 36 15 June 1927 Forward 2
Mary Bloore 1925, 26, 28, 29, 30 ,32 30 June 1930 Forward 8
Lesley J. Rudd 1927 15 June 1927 Forward 1
Marjorie M. Lamble 1929 - Forward -
Dorothy M. Sholl 1933, 35, 36 4 August 1935 Half Back -
Jean E. Hoggart 1934 - Half Back -
Lucy R. Alford 1935 4 August 1935 Forward -
Ysra E. Osborne 1935 4 August 1935 Forward -
Florence R. Faul 1936 21 October 1936 Full Back -
Margaret Knight 1936 21 October 1936 Forward 2
Margarita E. 'Peggy' Burston 1938 23 April 1938 Half Back -
Marjolein Francken 1953 - Forward -
Sylvia Faram 1954, 55, 56 23 May 1956 Half Back -

* Matches weren't played every year, so some players never had the chance to make their debut.

Several other players earned Australian selection after having previously been members of MUHC:

Name Years selected Debut Match* Position Goals
Ralph E. May 1922, 23 17 September 1922 Half Back -
Reg F. May 1923 11 August 1923 Forward -
Sybil Taggart 1926, 27, 32 15 June 1927 Full Back -
Donald R.C. Tregonning 1932 11 August 1932 Forward -
Ron C. Westrup 1952 9 August 1952 Full Back -

These records are incomplete (particularly since the 1950s). If you have any further information, please contact the club.

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