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'Better yourself': Polkinghorne backs Matildas' Euro moves

'Better yourself': Polkinghorne backs Matildas' Euro moves

Matildas veteran Clare Polkinghorne believes the increasing number of Australian players moving to Europe will only make the national team better. 4 Feb 2020
Matildas: Let's get going!

Matildas: Let's get going!

The tight turnaround in their reshuffled and relocated Olympics qualifiers hold no fears for Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne. 3 Feb 2020
Norway bound Matilda urges fans to 'enjoy our football'

Norway bound Matilda urges fans to 'enjoy our football'

Clare Polkinghorne is hoping Matildas fans ensure their new-found home ground advantage pays off when the team face Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers next month. 29 Jan 2020
W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

They might be missing the Sam Kerr factor but there'll be enough star power to keep eyes locked onto the W-League this summer. 7 Nov 2019
'I want to help the next generation': Polkinghorne returns to Brisbane in player / coaching role

'I want to help the next generation': Polkinghorne returns to Brisbane in player / coaching role

A sight for Brisbane's eyes! Clare Polkinghorne is back at the Roar for next season and she's taking up an assistant coaching role to boot. 17 Oct 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
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
More Matildas under injury cloud for Brazil

More Matildas under injury cloud for Brazil

Matildas coach Ante Milicic has attributed Clare Polkinghorne's hamstring tightness to "crazy" new offside interpretations at the World Cup. 12 Jun 2019
Matildas on defence after Dutch disaster

Matildas on defence after Dutch disaster

The Matildas concede they're in a race against time to waterproof a leaky defence, but they're up for the challenge ahead of  their World Cup campaign starting on Sunday against Italy. 3 Jun 2019
Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

The World Cup is quickly approaching which means just one final week for the Matildas players to be with their club teams before heading off to prepare to France next month. 20 May 2019
Meet the Matildas: Defenders

Meet the Matildas: Defenders

After introducing the three Matildas goalkeepers, today The Women's Game move up the field and look at the defenders. 18 May 2019
Guide to the Matildas' World Cup squad

Guide to the Matildas' World Cup squad

A look at the Matildas squad for the FIFA women's World Cup, which kicks off next month in France. 14 May 2019
Aussies Abroad Wrap: May 9-13

Aussies Abroad Wrap: May 9-13

With the World Cup less than a month away, the players picked to make the Matildas squad will be leaving their club teams this upcoming week. 13 May 2019
Aussies Abroad wrap: May 3-6

Aussies Abroad wrap: May 3-6

With just one weekend left of club matches before the Matildas join up in Turkey, it's getting down to the pointy end for World Cup selection. 6 May 2019
Polkinghorne takes top honours at Roar awards

Polkinghorne takes top honours at Roar awards

Brisbane Roar captain Clare Polkinghorne has come away with top honours at the Brisbane Roar Gala Night. 28 Apr 2019
Aussies Abroad Wrap: April 19-23

Aussies Abroad Wrap: April 19-23

As the clock winds down to the World Cup in France, a number of Matildas received minutes across USA, Spain and Norway. 23 Apr 2019