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Polkinghorne bemoans final third woes

Polkinghorne bemoans final third woes

Matildas co-captain Clare Polkinghorne has bemoaned the side's inability to take their chances for their Asian Cup final defeat to Japan in Amman on Saturday morning (AEST). 21 Apr 2018
Stalemate for Portugal and Australia

Stalemate for Portugal and Australia

Matildas end their winning streak against Portugal amid continued injury problems and some controversial officiating. 3 Mar 2018
Celebrating Polkinghorne's 100th Matildas game

Celebrating Polkinghorne's 100th Matildas game

Early this morning Clare Polkinghorne made her 100th appearance for the Matildas in the Algarve Cup against Portugal. 2 Mar 2018
Algarve Cup Preview: Portugal v Australia

Algarve Cup Preview: Portugal v Australia

In the second round of the Algarve Cup, the Matildas will face off against host nation, Portugal. 2 Mar 2018
5 things we learned: Australia vs Norway

5 things we learned: Australia vs Norway

It was a rainy 95th minute scramble that took the Matildas from a draw, to winners of the opening match of the 2018 Algarve Cup against Norway. 1 Mar 2018
The Matildas take points against Norway

The Matildas take points against Norway

Australia have defeated Norway 4-3 in their opening match of the 2018 Algarve Cup at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira, Portugal. 1 Mar 2018
Semi-final preview: Brisbane Roar

Semi-final preview: Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roar heads into the finals with a third premier’s plate in the trophy cabinet and a date with reigning champions Melbourne City. 9 Feb 2018
MATCH ANALYSIS: Roar clinch a vital three points

MATCH ANALYSIS: Roar clinch a vital three points

Brisbane Roar has returned to the top of the ladder, after defeating Adelaide United at Marden Sports Complex in a thrilling 2-4 match. 30 Jan 2018
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 break Melbourne City hoodoo

MATCH ANALYSIS: Brisbane Roar break Melbourne City hoodoo

Brisbane Roar has secured their first win against two time W-League Champions, Melbourne City, after goals from Allira Toby and Katrina Gorry sealed the three points. 20 Dec 2017
MATCH ANALYSIS: Perth Glory silence Brisbane Roar

MATCH ANALYSIS: Perth Glory silence Brisbane Roar

Perth Glory have continued their 4-1 scoreline, this time against Brisbane Roar thanks to a Rachel Hill hat-trick and Sam Kerr penalty on Sunday. 8 Nov 2017
S10: Round 2 Wrap

S10: Round 2 Wrap

Round 2 of the W-League saw unexpected leaders Perth Glory and the Newcastle Jets continue their unbeaten start to the season. 6 Nov 2017
Clare Polkinghorne hits historic century milestone

Clare Polkinghorne hits historic century milestone

LONG ROAD TO 100At the ripe age of 19 she became a foundation player. 7 Jan 2017
Meet the Matildas: Defenders

Meet the Matildas: Defenders

In the case of the Matildas defence, not only can they save a game but also they can win the game. 27 Jul 2016
Clare Polkinghorne and the Matildas ready to shine in Rio

Clare Polkinghorne and the Matildas ready to shine in Rio

The Olympics is a family favourite for many households around Australia but Rio 2016 will be extra special for Matildas’ and Brisbane Roar captain Clare Polkinghorne’s fmaily. 23 Jul 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
Captain's Blog | Clare Polkinghorne: We are ready

Captain's Blog | Clare Polkinghorne: We are ready

Since our quarterfinal exit from the World Cup in July 2015 our attention has been on this upcoming tournament, the Olympic qualifiers. 28 Feb 2016
Brisbane Roar move one step closer to last finals spot

Brisbane Roar move one step closer to last finals spot

It seemed as though it was going to be a tough match for the girls in orange but you could see their focus was firmly set on getting the job done. 12 Jan 2016
Brisbane Roar defeat Sydney FC, win back into finals race

Brisbane Roar defeat Sydney FC, win back into finals race

They say when life hands you lemons, you get pumped 3-0. 22 Dec 2015
Clare Polkinghorne and Lisa De Vanna named Matildas co-captains

Clare Polkinghorne and Lisa De Vanna named Matildas co-captains

Defender Clare Polkinghorne and forward Lisa De Vanna were named the Matildas co-captains for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. 18 May 2015
Australia and New Zealand renew trans-Tasman rivalry

Australia and New Zealand renew trans-Tasman rivalry

Australia takes on hosts New Zealand at Bill McKinlay Park in their second and final match of the tri-nations series in Auckland. 12 Feb 2015