Hockey Coffs Coast juniors earn Australian selection

Evie Laverty and Levi Fischer at the Hockey Australia Under 16 Championships in Hobart.

LEVI Fischer and Evie Laverty have earnt the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country.

The Hockey Coffs Coast juniors have been selected to their respective Australian Under 16 teams, who will tour Belgium, Germany, Holland and Spain in April 2025.

Their Australian selection comes after helping their NSW teams win silver medals at the recent Hockey Australia Under 16 Championships in Hobart.

Both play locally in the Hockey Coffs Coast competitions, with Fischer playing for Beaches Hockey Club, and Laverty for Bellingen Hockey Club.

Hockey Coffs Coast junior’s chairperson Ellie Winzer highlighted the combination of talent and character which helped lead to their Australian selection.

“They are both incredibly naturally talented, but also extremely dedicated players,” she said.

“They have a great work ethic and are dedicated to their teams, and are not selfish players as they look for other players.

“They just go above and beyond what is needed to play at this level, that is what makes them such good players.

“They are both lovely kids, and have a really good attitude on and off the field.”

Hockey Coffs Coast congratulated the pair on their Australian selection.

“A big congrats to Levi who recently played for NSW at Nationals in Hobart recently and has been selected into the boys Australian 16s team to tour Europe in April 2025.

“Hockey Coffs Coast is very proud of your achievements.

“The good news keeps rolling in for Hockey Coffs Coast with our Evie Laverty joining Levi Fischer on the Australian Under 16s tour of Europe in 2025.

“Well done Evie and Hockey Coffs Coast are very proud of your achievements.”


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