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NEGS Students from Tamworth Shine in IGSA Hockey and U18 NSW Blues Hockey Team

In a remarkable display of talent and dedication, Molly Collett and Alyvia Wilson, both students of the NEGS, have been chosen to represent the prestigious IGSA Hockey Team.
15 Jun 2024
Snapshot of Alyvia Wilson and Molly Collett during the CIS Trial
Snapshot of Alyvia Wilson and Molly Collett during the CIS Trial

Selected from a competitive pool of students spanning all IGSA schools, Molly and Alyvia's achievement is nothing short of outstanding.

Molly Collett from Hallsville and Alyvia Wilson from Moore Creek, both within the Tamworth region, have been selected into the IGSA Hockey Team,

Alyvia Wilson's accomplishments extend even further, as she secured a coveted spot in the CIS Hockey Team, slated to compete in the All Schools Carnival later this term. Additionally, Alyvia's prowess on the field has earned her a spot on the U18 NSW Blues Hockey Team, where she will compete at the upcoming Nationals in the Gold Coast on 3-11 July 2024. Alyvia's athletic prowess is complemented by her impressive title as the Cross Country -17 Years Age Champion.

Meanwhile, Molly Collett, hails from Hallsville, NSW, joins Alyvia in showcasing the depth of talent fostered by NEGS. 

At NEGS, the emphasis on holistic development through their Athletic Development Program is evident. This program not only enhances performance but also cultivates essential values of discipline and teamwork among its participants.

Ella Kenny, Head of Sports at NEGS, underscores the school's commitment to nurturing both academic and athletic excellence. She notes, "The opportunities NEGS provides for holistic development are truly remarkable. Molly and Alyvia's achievements in hockey are a testament to their hard work and the supportive environment fostered by our educational philosophy."

The selection of Molly Collett and Alyvia Wilson into the IGSA Hockey Team not only reflects their individual talents but also highlights the caliber of sports programs at NEGS. As they prepare to represent their school and region on a broader stage, Molly and Alyvia embody the spirit of determination and achievement that defines both NEGS and Tamworth's vibrant sporting community. Their journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes and a testament to the supportive environment that nurtures excellence at NEGS.

“Just give it a go and give it the extra 1%  and see what happens from there.” says Alyvia Wilson, to those students aspiring to become hockey players.


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