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The making for Caitlin Foord

The making for Caitlin Foord

As Caitlin Foord heads to her third FIFA Women's World Cup in France next month, she recalls her time as a mischievous teenager at her maiden tournament. 24 May 2019
Raso: I want them to know I've made it

Raso: I want them to know I've made it

The story of Matildas forward Hayley Raso has been one heard many times over the last nine months. 23 May 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
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: April 26-29

Aussies Abroad Wrap: April 26-29

It was another big weekend for the Aussies in Europe and USA. 29 Apr 2019
Aussies Abroad: April 13-18

Aussies Abroad: April 13-18

The 2019 NWSL started back up this week with plenty of action from the Aussies. 18 Apr 2019
Raso: It was a struggle

Raso: It was a struggle

Coming back from an injury is never an easy journey but for Hayley Raso it has been one that hasn't just been physical toll but a mental one. 24 Jan 2019
Raso itching to make return

Raso itching to make return

It has been a long journey back to the football pitch for Brisbane Roar and Matildas forward Hayley Raso. 14 Dec 2018
Carpenter: I've matured a lot

Carpenter: I've matured a lot

A lot has happened for Ellie Carpenter in the past two years, but the 18-year-old still has bigger fish to fry. 26 Oct 2018
Portland Thorns duo to Roar again

Portland Thorns duo to Roar again

Brisbane Roar have boosted their W-League squad with the return of fan favourites, Celeste Boureille and Hayley Raso, for the upcoming season. 9 Oct 2018
Aussies Abroad: NWSL Final

Aussies Abroad: NWSL Final

Foord and Carpenter Debut in the NWSL Finals; Kerr, Williams & Catley Win End-of-Year Honours 23 Sep 2018
Aussies Praised by Thorns Coach

Aussies Praised by Thorns Coach

Portland Thorns coach Mark Parsons today praised the contributions of his Aussie trio Hayley Raso, Caitlin Foord and Ellie Carpenter. 23 Sep 2018
'I thought I’ll never be able to walk again'

'I thought I’ll never be able to walk again'

Three weeks after Portland Thorns and Matildas winger Hayley Raso broke her back in a match, she's revealed how she faced the fear she may never walk again. 20 Sep 2018
Thorns rally around Raso

Thorns rally around Raso

Matildas and Thorns winger Hayley Raso may be on the other side of the United States to Portland but fans and teammates made sure she was still with them. 8 Sep 2018
Fractured vertebrae sidelines Raso

Fractured vertebrae sidelines Raso

Portland Thorns and Matildas winger Hayley Raso will spend six to eight weeks on the sideline after suffering a lower back injury. 28 Aug 2018
Could Foord see her first minutes at Portland?

Could Foord see her first minutes at Portland?

Caitlin Foord could potentially see her first minutes of the NWSL season this weekend with the Portland Thorns. 18 Jul 2018
Foord arrives in Portland

Foord arrives in Portland

After rupturing her lisfranc ligament in her foot earlier this year, Caitlin Foord arrived in Portland. 3 Jul 2018
Aussies abroad and at home: June 4-16

Aussies abroad and at home: June 4-16

After an international break for the NWSL, it is back for another round as the European and Aussie Matildas join the wrap from the last fortnight. 19 Jun 2018
Raso to return for Thorns

Raso to return for Thorns

Hayley Raso has been in training and will travel with the Portland Thorns to Chicago this week. 13 Jun 2018
Aussies abroad and at home: May 31 - June 3

Aussies abroad and at home: May 31 - June 3

It was another week of goals, saves, cup ties and league games for our overseas and domestic based Aussies. 5 Jun 2018
Sydney FC add NWSL Championship defender Emily Sonnett

Sydney FC add NWSL Championship defender Emily Sonnett

Sydney FC have announced their first international signing for the 2017/18 W-League season with Portland Thorns defender Emily Sonnett joining the club. 24 Oct 2017