Katrina Gorry: We’re “hitting peak performance at the right time”

by Ben Gilby (13/2/23) Above: Katrina Gorry speaking to the media today in Sydney. Image: Football Australia. Matildas star Katrina Gorry told the media today that the squad are in a good place ahead of the Cup of Nations, which kicks off on Thursday when Australia play the Czech Republic in Gosford. The Brisbane RoarContinue reading “Katrina Gorry: We’re “hitting peak performance at the right time””

Katrina Gorry: Crafting a legacy of family and football

For this week’s Midweek Dub feature, Impetus’ Ben Carey grabbed an EXCLUSIVE chat with Brisbane Roar legend and Matildas star Katrina Gorry. In a hugely insightful in-depth interview, the pair discuss combining football with motherhood, playing overseas, the qualities of the A-League Women, and the national team (18/1/23). Above: Katrina Gorry balances her daughter HarperContinue reading “Katrina Gorry: Crafting a legacy of family and football”

Impetus 2022 Awards

It’s been another great year for women’s football and eight Impetus writers, Ben Gilby, Johnathan Stack, Ben Carey, Emmanuel Faith, Kieran Yap, Darrell Allen, Nathan Edwards, and Kris Goman highlight their team, player, coach, and unsung hero of the year. In true Impetus style, there are representatives from the top-flight and grassroots levels of the women’s game (30/12/22). Team of the Year: BEN GILBY: England. It’s moreContinue reading “Impetus 2022 Awards”

‘Mini’ Gorry wreaks large scale havoc on Jets

Newcastle Jets 0-2 Brisbane Roar (23/12/22) By Ben Carey Above: Katrina Gorry winds up to take a shot on the Newcastle goal. Photo: KeepUp. Brisbane Roar made it two wins from two against Newcastle Jets this season after securing a 2-0 victory on a rainy Friday evening at Number Two Sportsground. The match started outContinue reading “‘Mini’ Gorry wreaks large scale havoc on Jets”

Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know

Whilst the Matildas stars playing in England are well known to the local audience, Saturday’s clash at Kingsmeadow gives fans a chance to see a group of hugely exciting Australian football stars that may not be quite so well known. Impetus’ Kieran Yap, Ben Gilby, Jonathan Tay, and Kris Goman profile five players, plus ourContinue reading “Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know”

Gorry Returns To Roar And Western United Announce AFF Winner Sawicki

Impetus’ Ben Gilby hears from Brisbane Roar‘s Katrina Gorry, Western United‘s Jaclyn Sawicki, and head coach Mark Torcaso (18/8/22). Above: Katrina Gorry, back in orange again for 2022/23. Photo: Brisbane Roar. Matildas star Katrina Gorry will return to Brisbane Roar for the 11th consecutive season, it was announced today. Gorry started her pro career withContinue reading “Gorry Returns To Roar And Western United Announce AFF Winner Sawicki”

The Swedish Scene

Ben Gilby rounds up all the latest action in the Damallsvenskan and Elitettan (24/5/22). Above: Hammarby celebrate Elsa Karlsson’s dramatic late winner in the Stockholm derby with Djurgården. Photo: Hammarby. DAMALLSVENSKAN Round Ten opened on Friday night at Tunavallen where Eskilstuna United hosted unbeaten league leaders Rosengård in front of an excellent crowd of 1,970. It took an hour for the firstContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

Katrina Gorry: Back With The Matildas

Australia midfielder Katrina Gorry spoke to the media from Townsville today ahead of The Matildas’ international with New Zealand. Impetus’ Ben Gilby watched on (4/4/22). Above: Katrina Gorry, talking to the media earlier today. Photo: Football Australia. Watching Katrina Gorry since she returned to the game at the start of the A-League Women season afterContinue reading “Katrina Gorry: Back With The Matildas”

Squad Announcements For Matildas and NZ Friendlies

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson as he announced his squad for the upcoming friendlies with New Zealand and Katrina Gorry who makes her long-awaited return to the Matildas squad (29/3/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson announces his squad to the media today. Photo: Football Australia. Australia Head Coach Tony Gustavsson has namedContinue reading “Squad Announcements For Matildas and NZ Friendlies”

Roar + Canberra = Late Drama Again

Brisbane Roar 3-3 Canberra United Above: Canberra United’s Michelle Heyman celebrates at Brisbane today. Her hat-trick extended her record-breaking tally of A-League Women goals. Photo: Canberra United. By Kieran Yap (10/3/22) Brisbane and Canberra faced off in the final game of the season for both sides and played out a classic to match the incredibleContinue reading “Roar + Canberra = Late Drama Again”