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.
Westfield Junior Matildas to meet Myanmar in two matches
The Westfield Junior Matildas' preparations for their forthcoming 2019 AFC U-16 Women's Championship qualifiers in Vientiane, Laos have received a boost, with confirmation that Australia will play two friendly matches against Myanmar in Queensland over the coming days. On Frid
Westfield Junior Matildas squad for Laos locked in
Westfield Junior Matildas Head Coach Rae Dower today named Australia's 23-player squad for the forthcoming 2019 AFC U-16 Women's Championship qualifiers in Vientiane, Laos. Last September Dower's squad ventured to Bishkek in Kyrgyz Republic for the first phase of qualifying an
Westfield Junior Matildas to tour Pacific in 2019
The Prime Ministers of Australia and Vanuatu have announced that the Junior Matildas will tour the Pacific in the second half of 2019 as part of the Australian Government's Australia-Pacific Sports Linkages Program. The tour will see the Westfield Junior Matildas travel to a n
Westfield Junior Matildas conclude first round qualifiers in style
The Westfield Junior Matildas wrapped up a dominant first round of AFC U-16 Women's Championship 2019 qualifying with a 7-0 win over Chinese Taipei on Sunday. With 39 goals scored across four matches and none conceded, Rae Dower's side finished first in Group D and move into t
Westfield Junior Matildas hit double figures...again!
The Westfield Junior Matildas have cruised to yet another big win, with a 10-0 victory over Kyrgyz Republic on Friday night. It follows consecutive 11-0 wins over Indonesia and Palestine, and makes it now 32 goals scored in three games. There were six different goalscorers,