Hockeyroos the goal for Hayley Crowhurst

Hockey player Hayley Crowhurst is heading to Fiji for the Australian Country team.
Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Hockey player Hayley Crowhurst is heading to Fiji for the Australian Country team. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

WHEN Hayley Crowhurst steps on to a plane to Fiji this week, she will be taking her first big stride towards her goal of playing for the Hockeyroos.

The 16-year-old will represent the Aust­ralia Country under 21 team at an eight-day invitation tournament against teams from Fiji and Japan.

Hayley, who was last week selected in the South Australia under-18 team for 2018, has already represented that state at national tournaments at under-15 and senior level.

However, she will represent her country for the first time in Fiji and admitted she was proud to be pulling on the green and gold uniform.

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