BOYCE Fiona < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 11 Jun 1987 in Perth, AUS
Height1.69 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Languages English
Higher education Commerce, Law - University of Notre Dame Australia: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing hockey at age four.
Why this sport? Her family all played the sport.
Club / Team WA Diamonds: Australia
Name of coach Neil Hawgood [club], Adam Commens [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
Handedness Left
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Australia
Opponent Germany
Location Perth, WA
General Interest
Nicknames Footy, Peggy, Boycey, Fboyce. (hockey.org.au, 04 Nov 2011)
Hobbies Exercise, catching up with friends and family, cooking. (blogspot.co.uk, 14 Jun 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and getting a silver medal in the 2009 Champions Trophy. (ausport.gov.au, 31 Oct 2010)
Most influential person in career Her family. (Athlete, 21 July 2009)
Injuries She has suffered from various ankle injuries in her career, each taking between six and eight weeks to recover. (Athlete, 06 Sep 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs "I keep a toy cactus in my stick bag that a friend gave to me when I was selected in my first state team." (hockey.org.au, 04 Nov 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Every piece of advice is given to you for your own benefit and no matter how you are playing, you always keep running, work hard and get into position." (hockey.org.au, 04 Nov 2011)
Famous relatives Her father Craig, her brother Geoff and uncle Grant have all played for the Australian men's hockey team. Her other brother Steven made the Australian men's development squad in 2005. Her aunt Adele has played for the Australian women's hockey team. (hockey.org.au, 03 Aug 2009)