Anna Flanagan is a member of the Australian Women’s hockey team the “Hockeyroos”. Anna was picked in the Hockeyroos at 17 years old and made her Debut in 2010 against Korea after her 18th birthday. That year Anna won her first Commonwealth Games Gold medal in Dehli and has not looked back. In 2011 Anna moved to Perth to train with the national team and has since competed in an Olympic Games, won a silver at World Cup and a second Gold medal in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. In 2012 Anna was named best player in the Australian National League at just 20 years old, and later that year was announced as World Junior Player of the year. Anna is currently playing in the Holland club competition and sees her future as being in both Australia and Europe. Anna also has a journalism degree, a postgraduate diploma in legal studies, her cert 3 and 4 in fitness and is a global face and ambassador for Hockey and women in sport in Australia.

Anna is very proactive in trying to further herself both on and off the field. She loves working in the media and has a range of experience from producing and presenting on radio and television, to sports news writing and blogging for newspapers and online. Anna is an ambassador for a number of charities she is passionate about, and works closely with her sponsors to give them their desired expose through her social media and various modelling, photoshoots and testimonials.

“Hi my name is Anna Flanagan but more commonly known as Flanno. I am 24 years old and a member of the Australian Women’s Hockey team- the Hockeyroos! Thanks for visiting my site. If you would like to discuss any sponsorship, presentation or coaching opportunities feel free to send a message and details via the Contact Manager page. If you want to write me a personal message I would love to hear from you via My Fan Club!” Read More…


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  • Her tale, in which she describes contemplating ending everything, was shocking, but sadly it was not particularly surprising.


  • Hey all, so some exciting news with my hockey.. I have been recognized again by Hockey Australia as having 'potential'. Weird right!! At this stage, I am not totally sure what my path looks like, and I have a lot of different emotions rolling around in my head. It is obviously going to be tough to get an opportunity. I have let you all into my life a little more this year, and I want to thank you for the messages of love and support! We push through xx

    Hockey Australia today confirms seven athletes have been added to the Women’s National Development Squad

  • Amazing

    “.@KFC follows 11 people. Those 11 people? 5 Spice Girls and 6 guys named Herb. 11 Herbs & Spices. I need time to process this.”

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  • Mason is so inspiring! Loved his journey!

    “Mason, shares his experience with mental health & how he maintains a healthy headspace. #headspaceday Read his story”

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    “Blue steel @Emilyjsmith26 #7CommGames”

  • I’ve been posting regularly on the 20FOUR app with a heap of other Aussie/Kiwi athletes - Download the app and give them a follow. Link is in their bio 👍


  • I’ve been posting regularly on the 20FOUR app with a heap of other Aussie/Kiwi athletes - Download the app and give them a follow. Link is in their bio 👍


  • Running into Monday... and posing 📸 I've been pretty sick all week with a cold, but getting outdoors and in the gym again so hopefully I can kick it ☀️🌈

  • Presentation night with Gordon girls! Such a welcoming club! Thanks for having me!

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  • It's been a big few days!! Safe to say I'm pretty exhausted, but back to doing what I love tonight and playing a bit of stick ball! Thanks for following the journey and for sharing the messages about mental health!! ☀️❤️🙏

  • "It took me a really long time to actually step back and reach out for help. Once I did that I was able to find a way forward." Ambassador Anna Flanagan shares her story on #headspaceday.

  • Wow what an inspirational young woman you are. I hope you play for Australia because I'll be cheering you on. I think hockey 🏒 Australia 🇦🇺 are being big bullies. Good luck 😇

  • Former Hockeyroos star Anna Flanagan has declared she has done enough to relaunch her Australian career after 12 months away from the national side.Flanagan endured a tumultuous 2016 which included a drink driving conviction and taking an indefinite..

  • Tune into The Project tonight! Talking all things headspace day!

  • Was so lovely to meet you too!! Thanks for being so awesome!! Xx

    “What a wonderful woman you are @Anna_Flanagan. Was great to meet you today, can't wait to see you on #theprojecttv tonight x”

  • I spoke to ABC News about why I am supporting same sex marriage!! 20FOUR

    Australian athletes have joined a new video urging people to vote Yes in the same-sex marriage survey.

  • Have you heard me on radio today? Talking all things Headspace day!!

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  • Nice piece in the qld Sunday mail paper about your self.

  • We are delighted to announce hockey superstar Anna Flanagan as our headspace day ambassador. Join Anna, and thousands of other Australians, by downloading a placard and sharing your personal mental health tip on #headspaceday

  • It's time to share my story... You are never alone, and we can do this together! It can get better, you are amazing! Headspace

    HOCKEY’S poster girl Anna Flanagan may be a picture of health but her fit physique was until recently a dangerous obsession.