Llodes Moriarty

Llodes Annette Moriarty
Hockey - 1938/1951/1956

Llodes Moriarty was born at Queanbeyan in 1911 and her early life was spent in Goulburn. In 1925 she moved to Mosman and spent the rest of her schooldays at Redlands where she learnt to play hockey and started off on a wonderful career in that sport.

On leaving school she joined the Gumnuts Hockey Club which for many years was the premier team in Sydney.

In 1933 Llodes played with the New South Wales Touring Team which went to Suva where they played three matches, two of which they won and drew the other.

In 1938 she played with the New South Wales team against an English touring team but she would prefer that the result of that match is better not mentioned.

Also in 1938 Llodes represented New South Wales in Tasmania where a number of matches were played with much success.

Llodes hockey career was not restricted to playing the game as in addition to playing she was also Assistant Secretary of the New South Wales Women’s Hockey Association in 1949, Secretary of the Country Section in 1950, Selector for Country team to play City and then Secretary of the New South Wales Women’s Hockey Association in 1951.

For many years Llodes coached S.C.E.G.G.S. Darlinghurst and also briefly Crown Street Girls High and North Sydney Girls High. Also she spent ten days in Narrandera coaching their club and school teams.

In 1956 she retired from hockey and came to live in Cooma.