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Jamie Dwyer Biography & Latest News

Jamie Dwyer Biography

Jamie 'Foetus' Dwyer is an Australian field hockey player has been named the world’s best hockey player five times, first in 2004 and again in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Inspired by his brothers, Jamie kick-started his career by joining the Queensland Blades team when he was all of 17, and from there was selected into the Hockey AIS (Australian Institute of Sports) in Perth in 1999. It wasn’t until after the Sydney Olympics that Jamie was selected in the Australian men’s hockey team. In 1995, Dwyer made his junior national team debut in the U18 and U21 sides. In 2001, he earned a silver medal in the Champions Trophy competition and another silver the following year at the World Cup. The same year he also won a gold medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Pursuing his Olympic dream, Jamie competed in the Athens Olympics and went on to become famous for scoring an extra time goal in the final, which resulted in Australia winning the gold medal and him being adjudged the best player in the world. In 2005, he earned a gold medal at the Champions Trophy competition and topped it with a silver in the World Cup. He also won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and in 2009 he won a gold medal at the Men's Hockey Champions Trophy competition.

Jamie Dwyer Latest News & Articles

Hockey round-up from the 2016 Rio Olympics: Argentina surprise many with their gold medal

Here's rounding up Hockey at the Rio 2016 Olympics after the conclusion of the final medal matches of both Men's and Women's hockey.

Rio Olympics 2016: 6 legends playing in their final Summer Games

We profile six of those absolute Olympic legends who would be looking at the Rio Games as one final act of a dream saga.

Rio Olympics 2016: World Number 1 Australia announce 16-member team selected for Men's Hockey

The Kookaburras have made it clear that they will not be content with anything short of a top spot finish at Rio.
India look to fine-tune ahead of Rio at Hockey Champions Trophy (Preview)

Dabang Mumbai vs Uttar Pradesh Wizards: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

All you need to know about the Alphas' last league game against Uttar Pradesh Wizards:

Uttar Pradesh Wizards vs Dabang Mumbai: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

Dabang Mumbai will take on hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their 6th tie of the ongoing CIL HIL.

Interview with Dabang Mumbai coach Jay Stacy: "Indian hockey team should benefit from rejigged Olympic format"

Quarterfinal stages have been introduced for this year's Olympics which can benefit mid-ranked hockey teams

Hero Hockey World League Final: Australia edge out Netherlands to seal final berth

Jamie Dwyer marked his 350th international appearance with two assists to help World champions Australia defeat European champions the Netherlands 3-2

Hero Hockey World League Finals results

All the day-by-day results of the Hero Hockey World League Finals 2015

Hero Hockey World League Finals 2015: Australia defeat Belgium 1-0

A solitary goal from Australia veteran Jamie Dwyer was enough for the top-ranked Kookaburras to defeat Pool A opponents Belgium on Day 2 of the Hero Hockey World League Final 2015 in Raipur, India.

Hockey India League: Akashdeep Singh bags USD 84,000, becomes the costliest Indian player sold in the auctions

The energetic Indian forward Akashdeep Singh went on to become the highest bought player at the recently concluded HIL auction.

2016 Hockey India League player auctions: 5 bargain buys

The auctions took place on the 17th of September The much-anticipated auction for the upcoming edition of the Hockey India League took place in th ...

Hockey World League semis: India lose 6-2 against rampant Australia

Match report from India's 6-2 loss to Australia in the HWL semis

Hockey World League Semis: India take on mighty Aussies

HWL Match Preview: India vs Australia

Australia name experienced squad for Hockey World League

Australian team are bolstered by the arrival of the world cup winning members.
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