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Jodie Kenny Tribute

Tributes Flood in for a Natural Born Leader

Detail Info

Client Name

Hockey Australia

Date

13 October 2020

Category

Tribute

“On and off the field a brilliant leader among the group. She will be missed.”

One of the most popular and decorated Hockeyroos of the past decade has played her final match for her country, with Jodie Kenny retiring from international hockey.

 

After months of deliberation following the 12 month postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the 33 year old decided to call time on a career that began in 2011 and leaves her eighth on the all-time list for Hockeyroos matches played, having competed 235 times for Australia’s national women’s hockey team. She also scored 111 goals for her country – only Alyson Annan (166), Katrina Powell (148 goals) and Jacqueline Pereira (121) have scored more.

 

Kenny, who was currently one of the Hockeyroos’ three co-captains, had planned for Tokyo 2020 to be her international swansong, but the impact of COVID has led her to announce a premature sign off.

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