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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
Ashleigh Sykes revels in Rose City challenge

Ashleigh Sykes revels in Rose City challenge

Julie Dolan Medalist, two time Championship winner, three time Premiership winner, Golden Boot, Grand Final MVP - when it comes to the W-League, there is very little that Ashleigh Sykes has not won. 13 Oct 2017
Raso's Revival Continues

Raso's Revival Continues

The past FIFA window meant a break for many players from their club duties.  However, for Hayley Raso and Portland Thorns players without national team matches, it was business as usual.   20 Jun 2017
Hayley Raso's Rose City revival

Hayley Raso's Rose City revival

In May of 2015, after being named to the Matildas World Cup roster, Hayley Raso found herself excited and looking forward to the year ahead. 3 Jul 2016
In The Spotlight: Michelle Betos

In The Spotlight: Michelle Betos

The last 12 months has been a big one for American goalkeeper Michelle Betos. 3 Dec 2015
Stephanie Catley named in NWSL Second XI

Stephanie Catley named in NWSL Second XI

Melbourne Victory captain Stephanie Catley has been named in the NWSL Second XI. 30 Aug 2014
Stephanie Catley ready for W-League Grand Final and Portland Thorns

Stephanie Catley ready for W-League Grand Final and Portland Thorns

PHOTO: The Melbourne captain heads to the NWSL champions | Credit: Sydney Low / syd-low.com 18 Feb 2014
Stephanie Catley heading to the Portland Thorns

Stephanie Catley heading to the Portland Thorns

PHOTO: Emily Mogic / emilymogic.com 17 Feb 2014