WESTFIELDS goalkeeper Harvey Rivers is leaving the club to pursue a career playing in Australia.

Rivers has been key to Fields' run of form this season making 18 appearances.

He lands in Austria next week having agreed to join the Gold Coast Knights ahead of pre-season, the highest level outside the A-League.

The Australian league runs from February until September.

Rivers who started with the Cheltenham Town went on to play for a host of clubs in the area including Hereford FC.