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 Australia (FA), 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 side was crowned AFF U18 Women’s Championship 2022 Champions - beating Vietnam 2-0 in the final and finishing the tournament undefeated.
The team's official nickname is the Junior Matildas.
See the squad for the 2024 AFC U17 Women's Asian Cup Round 1 Qualifiers
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Junior Matildas match best AFC U-16 Women's Championship finish of fourth
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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
Live Stream: Watch Westfield Junior Matildas v DPR Korea in the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Semi Final
A spot at the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup is up for grabs on Wednesday as the Westfield Junior Matildas face DPR Korea in the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Semi Finals. The Junior Matildas finished second in their group, qualifying for the last-four for the first time in
Westfield Junior Matildas in AFC U-16 Championship Semi Final after Bangladesh draw
The Westfield Junior Matildas secured a spot in the knockout stage of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship for the first time since 2009 after a 2-2 draw with Bangladesh on Saturday night. Australia had to come from behind to clinch a Semi Final spot against the South Asians, who