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 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
Live Stream: Watch Westfield Junior Matildas v China PR in the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Third Place Play-off
Watch a live stream of the Westfield Junior Matildas third place play-off clash with China PR at the AFC U-16 Women's Championship. The game begins from 7pm AEST and you can watch it in the video player below.
Westfield Junior Matildas downed by DPR Korea in AFC U-16 Women's Championship Semi Final
The Westfield Junior Matildas bowed out of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship after a 3-0 defeat to DPR Korea on Wednesday afternoon. Australia had qualified for the last four of the tournament for the first time in a decade after advancing as Group A runners-up. But they we