clare polkinghorne

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
Young Roar fan gets the surprise of her life

Young Roar fan gets the surprise of her life

It will be a memory one of the youngest The Roar Corps members, Harper McGowan, will never forget. 2 Mar 2019
W-League Stat Attack!

W-League Stat Attack!

As Perth Glory's Kim Carroll looks set to become the 19th player to reach 100 W-League appearances, so TWG have decided to go into full geek mode and take an in-depth look at some of the appearance milestones of the W-League. 10 Jan 2019
Matildas Steal a Draw

Matildas Steal a Draw

The Matildas have recorded a 1-1 draw with England at Craven Cottage to end their European tour on a positive note. 10 Oct 2018
Friendly Preview: France v Australia

Friendly Preview: France v Australia

In what has been one of the most anticipated matches of the Matildas upcoming friendlies, the time had finally come to face world No.3 France. 5 Oct 2018
Aussies Abroad Wrap

Aussies Abroad Wrap

The NWSL playoff picture is coming into focus and many of the Aussies are front and center. Here’s how they did in Week 22: 28 Aug 2018