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The Matildas: The next gen

The Matildas: The next gen

The Matildas may have crashed out of France 2019 prematurely, but there are youngsters who are preparing a frontal assault for selection for the country's favourite national team. 11 Jul 2019
'She had to grow up quickly'

'She had to grow up quickly'

Kyra Cooney-Cross is about to finish her second W-League season and now has a winner’s medal around her neck already at the age of just 16. 8 Feb 2019
'KICK' inspires next generation

'KICK' inspires next generation

ABC’s KICK series three has received positive feedback after acting as a curtain raiser for this season’s W-League campaign. 14 Dec 2018
Young Matildas win over defensive Lebanon

Young Matildas win over defensive Lebanon

The Young Matildas have continued their winning start to the 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification with a 2-0 victory over Lebanon. 27 Oct 2018
ANALYSIS: Young Matildas qualify for final

ANALYSIS: Young Matildas qualify for final

Australia have the chance to exact revenge for their Group A loss to Thailand in the AFF Women’s Championship, after beating Vietnam 4-2 in the semi-final. 12 Jul 2018
Young Matildas share the scoring in a nine goal victory

Young Matildas share the scoring in a nine goal victory

It was scorers delight as seven Young Matildas got their name on the score sheet with an emphatic 9-0 victory against Timor-Leste. 5 Jul 2018
Teacher by day, footballer by night...

Teacher by day, footballer by night...

If you love your job, you never have to go to work. It’s certainly the case for Bulleen Lions and Melbourne Victory winger Lia Privitelli who is devoted to juggling teaching with her football. 28 Feb 2018
15-year-old's Matildas dream

15-year-old's Matildas dream

Kyra Cooney-Cross is only 15-years-old but her dream of playing for the Matildas could soon become a reality. 9 Nov 2017
Set Pieces: Are the kids alright?

Set Pieces: Are the kids alright?

Every now and then when you watch a game there is a moment that makes you sit up and take notice. A moment that is truly exciting. 8 Nov 2017
Match Analysis: Melbourne Victory Nabb the three points

Match Analysis: Melbourne Victory Nabb the three points

Round 1 is always one of utter contempt for any predictions and sometimes where fairytales start. 30 Oct 2017
Big week of W-League Season 10 squad news

Big week of W-League Season 10 squad news

With just over a month until the landmark 10th season of the W-League commences, a host of clubs have released more information on squad signings. 23 Sep 2017
The 15-year-old that can 'hurt you'

The 15-year-old that can 'hurt you'

Fifteen-year-old Kyra Cooney-Cross could potentially be one of the Matildas’ future stars as she currently trains with 17 other Australians in the AIS in Canberra from 11-14 July. 13 Jul 2017
Australian based players converge for Matildas camp

Australian based players converge for Matildas camp

Ahead of the Tournament of Nations to be held later this month, Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has called up 18 Australian based players for a 4 day camp at the Australian Institute of Sport. 12 Jul 2017
Junior Matildas cruising in AFC U-16s qualifiers

Junior Matildas cruising in AFC U-16s qualifiers

Australia's U17s national team is currently making light work of the qualifiers for the 2017 AFC U-16s Women's Championships held in Hanoi, Vietnam. 30 Aug 2016