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Memories of 2017: Aussies continue to make an impact abroad

Memories of 2017: Aussies continue to make an impact abroad

2017 saw another exodus of Australians overseas.  As with 2016 they weren't just making up the numbers with Aussies returning home with individual and team silverware and accolades. 30 Dec 2017
Memories of 2017: Clare Polkinghorne becomes first W-League centurion

Memories of 2017: Clare Polkinghorne becomes first W-League centurion

It may be a distant memory now, and maybe some fans have forgotten it even happened in 2017 but six days into 2017, Brisbane Roar captain Clare Polkinghorne became the first W-League player to reach 100 games. 28 Dec 2017
MATCH ANALYSIS: Brisbane Roar's run continues against Canberra United

MATCH ANALYSIS: Brisbane Roar's run continues against Canberra United

Brisbane Roar FC won their third match in a row to take a spot atop the ladder, handling Canberra United comfortably. 7 Dec 2017
MATCH ANALYSIS: Canberra United tough out win against Newcastle Jets

MATCH ANALYSIS: Canberra United tough out win against Newcastle Jets

It’s deep into added time as the clock ticked down for half time. 21 Nov 2017
Ashleigh Sykes revels in Rose City challenge

Ashleigh Sykes revels in Rose City challenge

Julie Dolan Medalist, two time Championship winner, three time Premiership winner, Golden Boot, Grand Final MVP - when it comes to the W-League, there is very little that Ashleigh Sykes has not won. 13 Oct 2017
Memories of 2016: Top performers

Memories of 2016: Top performers

2016 saw some great performances for club and country from Australian players. 31 Dec 2016
Canberra United dominant in 5-1 Brisbane Roar win

Canberra United dominant in 5-1 Brisbane Roar win

If Canberra United didn’t have the competition’s attention after their historic win last weekend against Melbourne City, they certainly have it after dominating the highly regarded Brisbane Roar 5-1 on Sunday in Gosford. 22 Dec 2016
Canberra United end Melbourne City's historic streak

Canberra United end Melbourne City's historic streak

After an unbeaten 18 games, Melbourne City finally succumbed to the teamwork displayed by Canberra United this weekend at C.B. Smith Reserve. 12 Dec 2016
Canberra United claim first win in tight contest with Brisbane Roar

Canberra United claim first win in tight contest with Brisbane Roar

It was a bittersweet victory for Canberra United as they secured a 1-0 win over the Brisbane Roar for their first three points of the season but Canberra are waiting scans to forward Jasmyne Spencer after she was injured. 22 Nov 2016
Ashleigh Sykes and Michelle Heyman to spearhead Canberra United

Ashleigh Sykes and Michelle Heyman to spearhead Canberra United

Julie Dolan Medallist Ashleigh Sykes and W-League All time leading goalscorer Michelle Heyman will lead the Canberra United attack for the 2016-17 W-League season. 19 Sep 2016
Aussies Abroad: 10 May- 18 May 2016

Aussies Abroad: 10 May- 18 May 2016

This week saw the Bundesliga League wrap up, the NWSL hit the ¼ season mark, and plenty of other games that involved the Aussies. 18 May 2016
Aussies Abroad: 5 May- 9 May 2016

Aussies Abroad: 5 May- 9 May 2016

With some leagues ramping up league play and others coming to a close, there was plenty of action for the Aussies playing overseas this week. 11 May 2016
Ashleigh Sykes: From Dubbo to Dolan

Ashleigh Sykes: From Dubbo to Dolan

When it comes to Australian women's football, talented teenagers are a dime a dozen and in 2008, Dubbo born and bred Ashleigh Sykes was part of the latest crop looking to make their mark in the new W-League. 3 May 2016
Ashleigh Sykes wins Julie Dolan Medal

Ashleigh Sykes wins Julie Dolan Medal

Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes has won the Julie Dolan Medal as the 2015/16 W-League Player of the Year. 26 Apr 2016
Australia hammers Vietnam 9-0

Australia hammers Vietnam 9-0

Australia claimed their second win in the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic qualifiers with a 9-0 demolition of Vietnam at Yanmar Stadium Nagai in Osaka, Japan. 2 Mar 2016
Larissa Crummer ruled out of Women's Olympic Qualifiers

Larissa Crummer ruled out of Women's Olympic Qualifiers

Forward Larissa Crummer have been ruled out the 2016 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifiers in Osaka, Japan. 20 Feb 2016
Ashleigh Sykes heads to Japan with Athletic Sports Harima ALBION

Ashleigh Sykes heads to Japan with Athletic Sports Harima ALBION

Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes is the latest Australian to head to Japan with the striker signing with Nadeshiko League Division 2 side Athletic Sports Harima ALBION. 10 Feb 2016
Hat Trick for Sykes as Striker Sweeps Awards

Hat Trick for Sykes as Striker Sweeps Awards

Striker Ashleigh Sykes was the biggest winner at the 2015/16 Canberra United Westfield W-League Awards function winning three of the four major trophies on offer at the presentation evening held at The Tradies in Dickson. 2 Feb 2016
Comfortable Canberra United secure home semi final

Comfortable Canberra United secure home semi final

Canberra United jumped to an early lead over Western Sydney Wanderers, and were able to see off all challenges to finish 3-0 for their seventh straight win. 12 Jan 2016
PFA Player of the Month - December 2015 Nominees

PFA Player of the Month - December 2015 Nominees

November 2015 winner Ashleigh Sykes heads the December 2015 nominees for Professional Footballers Australia’s (PFA) W-League Player of the Month for December. 7 Jan 2016
3 for 3 in Canberra United’s home stand as they eye another finals berth

3 for 3 in Canberra United’s home stand as they eye another finals berth

Canberra United won comfortably against Melbourne Victory on Saturday, in a game of two very different halves. 22 Dec 2015