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.
Junior Matildas qualifiers to be streamed live
The Westfield Junior Matildas' 2019 AFC U16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers will be streamed LIVE via our official website! The qualifiers, held in the Kyrgyz Republic, begin for Australia on Monday, 17 September against Palestine. Drawn in Group D, the Junior Matildas wi
23 of Australia’s emerging female footballers bound for Bishkek
Westfield Junior Matildas Head Coach Rae Dower today settled on her 23-player squad for the 2019 AFC U16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers to be held in the Kyrgyz Republic next month. Following an intense training and selection phase, Dower has selected players from six of Aust
Westfield Junior Matildas to commence road to Bishkek in Canberra
Twenty-three of Australia's brightest female footballers will converge on Canberra this week as the Westfield Junior Matildas’ preparations for September’s 2019 AFC U16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers in the Kyrgyz Republic commence. Rae Dower’s youngsters will take part in t
Westfield Junior Matildas learn AFC U-16 Women's Championship qualifying opponents
The Westfield Junior Matildas will face Chinese Taipei, Kyrgyz Republic, Palestine and Indonesia in Group D of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship 2019 Qualifiers. Held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday evening, the draw saw 30 nations placed into six groups of five for the first rou
Westfield Junior Matildas defeated by DPR Korea
The Westfield Junior Matildas will unfortunately not be heading to Uruguay next year for the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup after the team lost their second match at the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 7-0 to DPR Korea in Chonburi, Thailand on Thursday night.