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First Matilda added to Australian Sports Hall of Fame

First Matilda added to Australian Sports Hall of Fame

Matildas all-time cap leader Cheryl Salisbury has been named alongside a plethora of Australian male footballers into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. 22 Sep 2019
'Ecstatic' Dower admits 'there's plenty of room for improvement'

'Ecstatic' Dower admits 'there's plenty of room for improvement'

Junior Matildas coach Rae Dower says she's excited to take Australia to our first AFC U/16 Championship semi-final in 10 years, but she's cautious about what's going to happen when we get there. 22 Sep 2019
We're through! Junior Tillies survive massive scare against Bangladesh

We're through! Junior Tillies survive massive scare against Bangladesh

The Junior Matildas have scraped through to their first AFC U16 Championship semifinal in a decade with a 2-2 draw against Bangladesh. 21 Sep 2019
Chile dates for Matildas

Chile dates for Matildas

The Matildas will play their first matches on home soil since the Women’s World Cup when they face Chile in a two-match series in November at Sydney's new Bankwest Stadium and Adelaide's Coopers Stadium. 31 Aug 2019
In pics: New stadium glam for Matildas

In pics: New stadium glam for Matildas

Shiny new Bankwest Stadium in Sydney and a return to Adelaide's Coopers Stadium for the first time in 13 years will play host to the Matildas against Chile in November - check out the pics from today's dual announcements. 31 Aug 2019
Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Tomljanovic pulls a Barty in US Open comeback

Alja Tomljanovic has bounced back from a tough few months in style, through to the second round of the US Open. 28 Aug 2019
Anger as review bans Stajcic input

Anger as review bans Stajcic input

Alen Stajcic may be banned from being part of the review into how he came to be sacked as Matildas coach, Football Coaches Australia revealed today. 27 Aug 2019
Matildas Abroad: Sam Kerr's Chicago slip

Matildas Abroad: Sam Kerr's Chicago slip

Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars have the end of season blues as their title race was dealt a blow at the end of August. 26 Aug 2019
Houston, we have a problem

Houston, we have a problem

Both Clare Polkinghorne's former club Houston Dash and Alana Kennedy's Orlando Pride meekly lost overnight without the two Aussie centrebacks on the pitch. 25 Aug 2019
Matilda’s Bayern Munich move a big step for Australia

Matilda’s Bayern Munich move a big step for Australia

Matildas forward Emily Gielnik has signed for Bayern Munich in the Frauen Bundesliga. But there’s a little more to this news story than just a catchy headline... 24 Aug 2019
Raso v Kerr in titanic NWSL title decider

Raso v Kerr in titanic NWSL title decider

It's shaping up to be one of the biggest clashes of the NWSL season and in true form to the Matildas' impact on the world stage, two Aussies will be centre stage. 23 Aug 2019
Family issues force Matilda to quit US

Family issues force Matilda to quit US

Matildas veteran Clare Polkinghorne has cut short her time with American NWSL team Houston Dash due to family reasons. 22 Aug 2019
Matildas star set to miss NWSL season for surgery

Matildas star set to miss NWSL season for surgery

Matildas and Orlando Pride stalwart Emily van Egmond has been ruled out of the rest of the NWSL season, returning to Australia for surgery on an ankle injury. 17 Aug 2019
'They work, they study, they live with mum and dad. But they believe in change'

'They work, they study, they live with mum and dad. But they believe in change'

In an impassioned speech, Wallaroos assistant coach Matt Tink said his side had fought tooth and nail to make it this far, so were never going to give up against the historically dominant New Zealanders. 8 Aug 2019
The Best 3 Of The Week

The Best 3 Of The Week

Aussie footballers are highlight-machines, but sometimes these amazing moments don’t show up on the stat sheet. So, in a new segment, resident football-expert Kristin Shaffer counts down the three best goals, moments and performances each week. 5 Aug 2019
Nestor makes changes ahead of Black Ferns Test

Nestor makes changes ahead of Black Ferns Test

Wallaroos coach Dwayne Nestor has made three changes ahead of his sides two game Test Series against New Zealand next month. 30 Jul 2019