Liam De Young


TEAM: Kookaburras, Australia

  • Follow Liam on Twitter: @LiamDeYoung
  • Nickname: DY
  • Shirt Number: 2
  • Goals: 35
  • Caps: 312
  • Date of birth: 10/12/1981
  • Playing Position: Midfielder
  • Highest Level Played: International (Olympic Games)
  • Occupation: Athlete
  • Favourite Movie: Super Troopers
  • Sporting Legend: Roger Federer/Michael Voss
  • Favourite Quote: "We can’t win at home. We can’t win on the road. I just can’t figure out where else to play!"
  • Favourite Food: Indian
  • Favourite Song: My Happiness


I first picked up a hockey stick at the age of 6 and went on to play for Brisbane Hockey Club. I made my debut for Australia on 27th October 2001 and have played in 4 World Cups, 3 Olympic Games, 3 Commonwealth Games, 8 Champions Trophy and 6 Oceana Cup Tournaments!

Highlight of career: Winning the Olympic Games Gold Medal in Athens in 2004 and the World Cup Medal in The Hague in 2014!