Rachael Lynch

Rachael Lynch Hockey Goalkeeper
  • Veteran Hockeyroo (Over 220 caps for Australia)
  • FIH Goalkeeper Of The Year 2019
  • FIH Pro League Finals - Goalkeeper of the tournament 2019
  • 2 x Commonwealth Games Gold medallist
  • Olympian (Rio 2016)
  • World Cup silver medallist

Born in Melbourne, Lynch took up hockey after being selected in the primary schools state team. She competed in the 2005 Junior World Cup in Chile before making her international senior team debut at the 2006 Champions Trophy in the Netherlands. In 2014 she was awarded goalkeeper of the tournament at the World Cup and then nominated for International Goalkeeper of the year. In 2018 she was again nominated for the award after a successful Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast (Silver) and World Cup in London (4th).

Off the field Lynch works as a registered nurse, runs STOMP Goalkeeping and is very active in the mental health space as an ambassador for RUOK? Day.

Rachael Lynch Hockey Goalkeeper
Rachael Lynch Hockey Goalkeeper
FIH Goalkeeper of the year