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'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

Coronavirus precautions mean the Matildas will face Vietnam behind closed doors but their preparation for their Olympic qualifier has been business as usual. 9 Mar 2020
3 Things We Learned: Australia wins T20, women's cricket wins overall

3 Things We Learned: Australia wins T20, women's cricket wins overall

A momentous day for World Cricket. Over 80,000 in attendance at the MCG and several hundred million eye balls watching around the world on TV. Australia won the World T20 tournament but women’s cricket won the day. 8 Mar 2020
Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Australia coach Ante Milicic says his side will not lose focus in Wednesday's Olympic play-off in Vietnam despite a thumping first-leg win. 7 Mar 2020
'Tired' yet deadly Kerr reaches another Matildas milestone

'Tired' yet deadly Kerr reaches another Matildas milestone

Sam Kerr is going from record to record despite facing enduring challenges playing across three continents simultaneously. She's only 26, remember? 6 Mar 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs Vietnam

Matildas Player Ratings vs Vietnam

A dominant 5-0 victory from the Matildas which has essentially booked their ticket to Tokyo. 6 Mar 2020
Matildas meet the fans - epic pic special

Matildas meet the fans - epic pic special

The Matildas turned on the smiles for fans in Newcastle after training for their crucial Olympic qualifier clash with Vietnam on Friday night - check out our pics! 5 Mar 2020
When you Swysh upon a star...

When you Swysh upon a star...

A-League, W-League stars, Matildas and Socceroos have joined forces as part of a new start up to make fans' dreams come true – and raise cash for charity too. 25 Feb 2020
Three Key Points: Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup

Three Key Points: Australia vs Sri Lanka T20 World Cup

Australia take on Sri Lanka tomorrow night in Perth, with both teams trying to secure their first wins of the tournament. The loser is effectively eliminated. It’s a key match up with plenty up for grabs. 23 Feb 2020
Glittering Australian legacy guiding one of the world’s greatest teenage basketballers

Glittering Australian legacy guiding one of the world’s greatest teenage basketballers

Prodigious Aussie point guard Shyla Heal is considered one of the best teenage basketballers in the world. But she’s following in hallowed footsteps. 22 Feb 2020
Matilda admits she'd lost love for game

Matilda admits she'd lost love for game

She's on the verge of helping Australia qualify for this year's Olympics but a few months ago Matildas midfielder Katrina Gorry wasn't even sure if she would keep playing football. 21 Feb 2020
Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

The Matildas will take an unchanged squad into their home-and-away Olympic qualification playoff next month against Vietnam. 19 Feb 2020
Patience pays off for City's Simon

Patience pays off for City's Simon

Matildas and Melbourne City forward Kyah Simon has reaped the rewards of a patient approach to her injury rehabilitation. 18 Feb 2020
Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Matildas star Emily van Egmond's added-time equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw with China as Australia avoided a treacherous Olympic playoff date with South Korea. 14 Feb 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs China

Matildas Player Ratings vs China

The Matildas have Emily Van Egmond to thank as they salvaged a 1-1 draw at home to China and topping Group B. They will now face Vietnam in a two-legged affair in March to earn a spot at Tokyo 2020. 13 Feb 2020
'Hopefully this goes in': Watch the Matildas' incredible last minute equaliser

'Hopefully this goes in': Watch the Matildas' incredible last minute equaliser

Emily van Egmond was her usual calm and collected self after scoring a dramatic last minute equaliser to ensure the Matildas drew 1-1 with China. 13 Feb 2020
Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Australia enhanced its joint bid for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup by stepping in to host the Olympic qualifiers at short notice, FFA boss James Johnson says. 11 Feb 2020