Kerry Wharton, pictured on the way to equal second in a Warwick A-grade golf championship event, will recall many of her Australian hockey team experiences as guest speaker at Monday night's senior sports award dinner.
Kerry Wharton, pictured on the way to equal second in a Warwick A-grade golf championship event, will recall many of her Australian hockey team experiences as guest speaker at Monday night's senior sports award dinner. Gerard Walsh

Former Hockeyroo to enlighten sport stars

SPORTS STARS: Long time Australian hockey representative Kerry Wharton will be guest speaker at the Daily News/Warwick Credit Union Senior Sports Star of the Year dinner on Monday at the Warwick RSL Memorial Club.

Wharton played outdoor hockey for Australia from 1980-1984 and indoor hockey for her country from 1985-1990.

She was a selector for the Australian women's hockey team from 1998-2008, a period which included two Olympic gold medals.

Wharton moved to Warwick in 2013 as deputy principal at Warwick State High School. She is a regular in club competitions at the Warwick Golf Club.

A crowd of around 100 will be at the awards night on Monday from 6pm at the Warwick RSL Memorial Club. A trophy will be presented to each monthly winner.

Tickets are still on sale at the Daily News front counter and those attending are asked to purchase tickets as soon as possible.

Anyone unable to purchase tickets by early Monday is asked to call the Daily News on 46601355 to make arrangements for ticket purchases.



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