Hockey | Inducted: 2018
Bevan George is widely accepted as the most accomplished
defender in Western Australia’s hockey history.
Born in Narrogin in 1977,
George achieved an historic triumph when Australia won its first Olympic gold
medal at Athens in 2004. George was recognised as Australia’s most consistent player
during that tournament.
He then competed in the Beijing Olympics where
Australia surprisingly did not qualify for the Beijing gold medal match,
instead claiming a bronze medal.
In his decorated career in international
hockey George was consistently selected in unofficial world elevens where his
capacity to calmly defend and effectively attack took him to the pinnacle of