The WRAS 2017 hockey squad was announced on Monday 31 October 2016

Who is eligible?

Athletes living or attending school in the Western Region. Athletes cannot be a scholarship holder in the Hockey NSW AAP for the same term.

What area is Western Region?

The area bounded by Lithgow, Mudgee, Gilgandra, Narromine, Condobolin, West Wyalong, Young and Oberon

Age and Number of Athletes

The WRAS 2017 hockey program will cater for pre-elite male and female athletes born in 20012000 and 1999img_5679


You must attend all development training activities and events that are conducted throughout the duration of the program


The 2017 hockey program will run from October 2016 to September 2017  


Athletes will be assessed on set criteria included in this information. WRAS expects hockey to be your primary sport of participation

Benefits to athletes selected in WRAS

  • Intensive training by quality coaches
  • Skill development
  • Development camps (including live in camps)
  • Strength and conditioning programs, support and advice (including functional movement screening)
  • Optical Screening
  • Sports science testing and support
  • Education/personal development sessions
  • Opportunities to compete in events