Young Matildas announce February training camp

19/1/23 Above: The Young Matildas squad last year. Photo: Football Australia. Australia’s U20 female squad will head to Werribee in Melbourne this February as the Young Matildas embark on their first training camp for 2023.  Head Coach Leah Blayney will select a 28-player squad to take part in the 10-day assembly hosted by Wyndham CityContinue reading “Young Matildas announce February training camp”

Bryleeh Henry: Hitting her targets and aiming for the World Cup

In our latest of our weekly Midweek Dub interviews with top A-League Women players, Melbourne City’s Bryleeh Henry spoke exclusively to Impetus’ Kieran Yap about her move to Melbourne City, experiences at the U20 World Cup and how she’s aiming for a place in the senior World Cup squad next year (14/12/22). Above: Bryleeh HenryContinue reading “Bryleeh Henry: Hitting her targets and aiming for the World Cup”

Lowry And Nash Reflect On Young Matildas U20 World Cup Exit

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Perth Glory’s Hana Lowry and Sydney FC’s Jessika Nash after the Young Matildas 3-0 loss to Spain today eliminated them from the U20 World Cup at the group stage (17/8/22). Above: The Young Matildas side who faced Spain earlier today. Photo: Football Australia. Australia’s dreams of progressing from a fiendishlyContinue reading “Lowry And Nash Reflect On Young Matildas U20 World Cup Exit”

Young Matildas Pair Assess U20 World Cup To Date

In the aftermath of the Young Matildas‘ loss to Brazil on Sunday, Impetus‘ Kieran Yap heard from Bryleeh Henry whilst Ben Gilby listened to Hana Lowry‘s take on the game and thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s must-win final group game with Spain (16/8/22). Above: Bryleeh Henry in action for the Young Matildas in their opening gameContinue reading “Young Matildas Pair Assess U20 World Cup To Date”

Leah Blayney’s Young Matildas Ready For Brazil

by Kieran Yap (13/8/22) Above: Young Matildas head coach Leah Blayney, who believes her team are well prepared for the challenge of Brazil tomorrow. Photo: Ann Odong/Football Australia. It was a great result after an impressive performance when Australia defeated Costa Rica 3-1. But for Young Matildas coach Leah Blayney, work began almost immediately forContinue reading “Leah Blayney’s Young Matildas Ready For Brazil”

Hunter On The Hunt

Impetus’ Jonathan Tay was in today’s media conference with Young Matildas star Sarah Hunter from their U20 World Cup base in Costa Rica and got a sense of confidence among the squad. He also analyses Hunter’s influence on their opening victory (12/8/22). Above: Sarah Hunter celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot in the YoungContinue reading “Hunter On The Hunt”

Naomi Chinnama On Finding Her Feet At International Level

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Naomi Chinnama from inside the Young Matildas U20 World Cup training camp during a media event yesterday (26/7/22). Above: A relaxed Naomi Chinnama speaking to the media yesterday. Photo: Football Australia. After earning her first call-up to the Young Matildas earlier this year, Naomi Chinnama has gradually found her feetContinue reading “Naomi Chinnama On Finding Her Feet At International Level”

ParaMatildas and Young Matildas World Cup News

The ParaMatildas’ World Cup campaign opens next week and Impetus hears from head coach Kelly Stirton after this week’s training camp. The Young Matildas also found out their opponents for August’s U20 World Cup and we heard the views of head coach Leah Blayney (6/5/22). Above: The ParaMatildas pictures at their Sydney training camp thisContinue reading “ParaMatildas and Young Matildas World Cup News”

Young Matildas Squad Announced For NZ Friendlies

31/2/22 Above: Young Matildas players Hana Lowry of Perth Glory (left) and Western Sydney Wanderers’ Bryleeh Henry (right) line up with head coach Leah Blayney. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. The Young Matildas will commence their preparations for the 2022 U-20 Women’s World Cup with a two-match international series against the New ZealandContinue reading “Young Matildas Squad Announced For NZ Friendlies”

Young Matildas Heading To The World Cup

Above: Young Matildas eligible players Hana Lowry of Perth Glory (left) and Western Sydney Wanderers’ Bryleeh Henry (right) pictured with head coach Leah Blayney. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. (16/3/22) The Young Matildas have been confirmed as one of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) three representatives at this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s WorldContinue reading “Young Matildas Heading To The World Cup”