Name: Leah Murphy
Role: Lower North Island / Upper South Island
Why you are involved in the Masters Advisory Group?
I want to make a difference and I am passionate about keeping masters age people fit and healthy and getting players who may have stopped playing back involved.
Nickname: I don’t have one…. that I know about anyway
Town You Grew Up In: Upper Hutt, Wellington
Where you currently live: Upper Hutt, Wellington
Occupation: Legal Executive
Which Hockey team do you support: Argentina – they are always so passionate and are hard not to watch. I also love watching the Dutch teams they are so fast and can turn defence into attack so quickly
Sporting High: I have a couple – winning a bronze medal at the World Cup in Canberra and winning a gold medal in the 35s masters tournament in Auckland in extra time
Sporting Low: Losing a Trans Tasman gold medal in Whangarei
Age you first got involved in Hockey: 6 – I started out playing cricket and embarrassed my dad, so mum took me to hockey
Most Influential person: Sir Alex Ferguson
Hobbies: I love exercising and trail running – are they hobbies?
Favourite TV Show: Would have to be Suits – its so glam and so unlike law firms
Favourite Food: Would have to involve Venison
Favourite Music: I love old school tunes, something with a good beat – I’m terrible at singing but I’ll give anything a crack 😊