Flynn Ogilvie plays midfield in the Australian men’s hockey team, the Kookaburras. He represented Australia at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, his second Commonwealth Games appearance, winning a gold medal as a member of the Kookaburras who have won the gold medal seven times at the Commonwealth Games.
Hailing from Woonona in Wollongong, Flynn discovered hockey at age five and had a decorated junior career, including a representative debut for Australia at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games where the Australians won gold.
Making his senior international debut in 2014 in a test series against India, Flynn has since been a regular feature in the squad – winning gold medals at the 2015 and 2019 Oceania Cup and the Champions Trophy in 2016 and 2018.
The NSWIS Scholarship Holder was part of the Kookaburras team that won gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2019 FIH Pro League in the Netherlands, and bronze at the 2018 FIH World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. He was a member of the NSW Pride team that took out the inaugural Hockey One competition in 2019.
Flynn was selected to his first Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Games, where the Kookaburras met Belgium in the gold medal match. After the scores were deadlocked at 1 – 1 at the end of regualtion time the match was forced into a penalty shootout. Belgium finished 3-2 ahead in the shootout to claim the gold medal, with the Kookaburras taking the silver.