Out Gay Hockey Player Davis Atkin Selected In Australia’s Under-21 Team

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Australia’s out gay hockey player Davis Atkin has been named to the Burras – the national men’s under-21 squad. Canberra-based Western Districts player Atkin (21) is currently Australia’s only out gay hockey player at the national level. 

Atkin hopes to one day play for the  Kookaburras – Australia’s national men’s hockey team, but his immediate goal is the Australian Under-21 Championships in July and to make it to squad for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in November in Malaysia.

Atkins is one of the few young out gay sportspersons playing at the national level in Australia, along with out gay Australian footballer Josh Cavallo, who came out last year.

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