Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup

With the ParaMatildas now midway through the group stage at their inaugural World Cup, goalkeeper Katelyn Smith answered Impetus editor Ben Gilby’s questions. It’s an inspirational story of bravery and overcoming barriers to join her heroes Sam Kerr and Ellie Carpenter as the list of female Australians who have represented their country at a WorldContinue reading “Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup”

Busselton City: A Proud History And Building For A Big Future

As an extension of Impetus’ coverage of the Western Australian women’s football scene, Sharon Cowley from WA’s South-West Soccer Association Premier League club Busselton City spoke to Ben Gilby (4/5/22). Above: Busselton City FC. Photo: Sharon Cowley. Busselton City, located in the South-West of the state are celebrating their centenary this year. Whilst their women’sContinue reading “Busselton City: A Proud History And Building For A Big Future”

Tahlia D’Opera: Inspiring The Young And Aiming For Finals At Balcatta Etna

In the concluding second part of her chat with Impetus’ Ben Gilby, Balcatta Etna defender Tahlia D’Opera outlines why the Western Australian NPL club is so special to her, discusses coaching the next generation, and outlines her aims for this season. Above: Tahlia D’Opera (3) celebrates with her team-mates after winning the 2021 NPL WAContinue reading “Tahlia D’Opera: Inspiring The Young And Aiming For Finals At Balcatta Etna”

Perth Glory: Riding The Storm And Thriving

Impetus’ Ben Gilby has followed Perth Glory’s women’s team since they were formed in 2008 and now covers the team throughout the A-League Women season. He reflects on one of the toughest seasons in the club’s history and reveals the inside story of how the team overcame the challenges to experience one of the greatestContinue reading “Perth Glory: Riding The Storm And Thriving”