Anna Flanagan (born 8 January 1992) is an Australian field hockey player who plays as a defender for the Canberra Labor Club Strikers in the Australian Hockey League. She is nicknamed Flanno.

A full international with over 100 caps since 2010 for the Australian national team, she has represented the nation at one World Cup and in one Olympic Games tournaments.

Anna, grew up in Canberra where she played tennis, track and field and field hockey.She is a defender, who specialises in taking corner penalties.In 2000, after being a multi-sport athlete, she made a commitment to playing field hockey.

Flanagan made her national team debut in March 2010 in a friendly against South Korea as an 18-year-old, after having been first called up to the team when she was 17 years old. Her selection to the squad came during a period when the team was injecting a lot of youth players following the 2008 Summer Olympics. Later in 2010, she would represent Australia as a member of the gold medal winning team at the Commonwealth Games. As a member of the 2012 Australian team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she had a fifth-place finish.Going into the Games, she had over 50 caps for the national team.

Flanagan was named in 2013 the World Young Player of the Year in field hockey. She took part in the 2012–13 Women’s FIH Hockey World League, which took place in Tucumán, Argentina. Her team reached the second place and she scored the only Australian goal in the final game.



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