The Australian women's national under-17 football team represents Australia in international women's under-17 football.
The team is controlled by the governing body for football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.
The team's official nickname is the Junior Matildas.
AFC youth women's qualifiers rescheduled
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided to reschedule the qualifying rounds for the AFC U20 Women's Asian Cup 2022 and AFC U17 Women's Asian Cup 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Westfield Young Matildas and Westfield Junior Matildas were set to feature
Made in the Westfield W-League: Up-and-coming Westfield Junior & Young Matildas to watch this season
With a legion of experienced internationals now plying their trade overseas, the 2020/21 Westfield W-League is shaping up as a prime opportunity for Australia's next generation of superstars to shine. As they say, with change comes opportunity and the release of this year's p
AFC youth women’s qualifiers secured for Cessnock and Shepparton
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today welcomed the decision by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) which will see Australia host two (2) AFC Youth women's qualification tournaments in Australia in 2021. The AFC has granted Australia hosting rights for a group of the AFC
FFA partners with Cessnock City Council in bid to host AFC U-17 Women’s Championship Qualifiers
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced that it has partnered with Cessnock City Council to submit a bid to host the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) women's football qualification fixtures in Australia in 2021. FFA has joined forces with the Council, in the Hunt
Westfield Junior Matildas ‘Pacific Step Up Tour’ nominated for Peace & Sport Award
The Westfield Junior Matildas' twelve day tour of the Pacific in August 2019 has been shortlisted for the Special Jury Prize at the Peace & Sport Awards in Monaco on December 12 2019. Peace & Sport is an international organisation that develops peaceful communities through the
Junior Matildas match best AFC U-16 Women's Championship finish of fourth
The Junior Matildas have matched their best ever AFC U-16 Championships finish by finishing fourth following a 2-1 defeat to China. Perth Glory's Hana Lowry had given Australia the dream start in the opening minute of the Third Place Playoff and head coach Rae Dower's side hel