Murri fan’s Matildas diary 

Ellen van Neerven reflects on the 2023 FIFA Women’s World cup in this poetic fan diary of all the Matildas matches. 20 July 2023   Australia         1–0        Republic of Ireland   Warrang/Sydney I feel sick in the stomach. The day has finally come. I have coffee with a journo friend who defends the obsessive interest …

Football’s Media Momentum

Emerging Sports Writer Alumni Sienna Nobile reflects on the growth of women’s football coverage in the lead up to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. I sat in my Nonna’s Lexus in her driveway, the breaks on, windows down. As the passenger, I was in charge of the music. It was something Italian—something we could …

Culture collisions and active support in women’s football

Danielle Warby spoke with Bonny Boles, co-founder of the Melbourne Victory Vikings and Brodie Wales, president of Matildas Active Support about active support in football. Last month, a W-League Melbourne Derby was marred by a group of Melbourne Victory supporters hurling abuse, and a glass bottle, at Melbourne City’s Teagan Micah. So, what does it …