In The Spotlight – Kylie Hilder

first_imgIn the sixteenth edition of In The Spotlight, Australian Mixed Open player, Kylie Hilder, speaks about the biggest influences on her Touch Football career and going back to the Australian Mixed Open team. Name: Kylie HilderNickname: LamboAge: 35Affiliate: Taree TouchOccupation: ARL National Development OfficerPosition: LinkDebut for Australia: 2001 in the Mixed team – ironic to be finishing my career in Mixed, makes it a little bit more special.Career highlights so far: Two World Cup wins and winning NTL with the Sharkies in 2006.How you got involved in Touch Football: My dad was playing, I went to watch, ended up playing then never stopped.Favourite player: Sharyn WlliamsBiggest influence on your Touch Football career: Fran Hanson and also Peter Bell.Favourite sporting moment: Newcastle Knights winning the Grand Final on the hooter in 1997 against Manly.What do you know about Scotland: The men wear skirts.Any superstitions: No, none at all.Funniest Australian teammate: Well he is the assistant coach, but can not go past Tashy (Tony El Takchi)Favourite quote: No Regrets.Any travel plans for after World Cup: No straight home to my husband and two boys, then we are off to Bali, too expensive for all the family and a little bit too far for my two kids.With only 38 days to go until the 2011 Federation of International Touch World Cup, be sure to be regularly visiting the Touch Football Australia website to keep up-to-date with all of the latest news and information. Don’t forget to become a fan of Touch Football Australia on Facebook and Twitter in the lead up to the 2011 World Cup to find out all you need to know about Australia’s World Cup campaign:!/pages/Touch-Football-Australia/384949403384