AUSTRALIAN Hockeyroos captain Madonna Blyth will be Manning Hockey Association's special guest on grand final day, Saturday September 13.
Madonna has been capped 292 times and has scored 65 goals for the national side since making her debut in 2004. She's the second most capped female player behind Nikki Hudson (303 games).
Madonna's captained the Hockeyroos since 2009.
While hockey is the two-time Olympian's main career, she has a Bachelor of Justice degree and is an ambassador for the Special Olympics in Western Australia.
A highly competitive and sporting type, Madonna first picked up hockey at the age of five under the influence of her hockey playing mother.
Rated as one of the best players of her generation, she has been named in the World All Stars team on three occasions (2007, 2009 and 2010).
Despite achieving more than most people ever will she continues to aspire to fulfil her childhood dream of winning gold at an Olympic Games with her eyes firmly set on Rio in 2016.
Manning Hockey's finals will be played this weekend.