Millie makes a name for herself

Millie Wilcox proved she has nerves of steel on Saturday.

The 13-year-old played a key role in Robin Hood’s Orange Toyota Cup division one grand final victory over Royal Hawks with a brilliant performance in the shooters’ circle.

She was overwhelmed by her team’s win and what has been an unforgettable season for the teenager.

“I was nervous and excited. It’s been so great. They’ve taught me so much. I’ve loved it,” Wilcox beamed.

She said the high-pressure decider, in which she nailed 23 from 27 attempts, was “very enjoyable”.

It’s no surprise she attracted high praise from Robin Hood coach Cindy Gilchrist.

“She is just young and she’s fearless and she was just amazing. She’s spectacular,” the mentor smiled.

Wilcox worked her way into the game showing a few nerves early on before storming home.

She shot at 100 per cent in the fourth quarter, nailing seven out of seven goals, and then didn’t miss in extra-time.

TALL TIMBER: Millie Wilcox wasn't overawed by the big occasion.

TALL TIMBER: Millie Wilcox wasn't overawed by the big occasion.

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