League Champions Perth Glory will meet Canberra United in the 2014 Westfield W-League Grand Final to decide the national champions. The showdown will be United’s third visit to the jamboree whilst Perth will attempt to claim the trophy for the first time. And with home ground advantage, the Glory will enter the match as favourites.
Canberra United heads back to Melbourne this weekend to tackle Melbourne Victory for the second time this season aiming to repeat the success they secured in Round 7 and in the process secure a spot in what would be their third Grand Final. A single goal from Ashleigh Sykes secured the win for Canberra at [...]
Second meets third at McKellar Park as Sydney FC travels to the National Capital to take on Canberra United in Round 9 of the Westfield W-League. And with matches fast running out a victory for either side would put them in pole position to clinch a top two place, cement their top four standing, and [...]
FUTSAL: Futsal Premier League
Any thoughts that Canberra City Prawns would easily defend its Futsal Premier League title in 2014-15 were dispelled last week.
The Prawns, so dominant last season, were held to a 3-all draw by Monaro Panthers Green in the pair’s entertaining round two clash.
Dragan Stegnjaic continued his red hot start to the season by [...]
FOOTBALL: National Premier League
Cooma Tigers bowed out of the National Premier League finals series after it was dismantled 6-1 by Sydney club Bonnyrigg Eagles at the AIS Track on Saturday afternoon.
The Tigers were crowned league champions a little over a month ago after an exceptional regular season campaign, but failed to play with the same [...]
FOOTBALL: National Premier League: Capital Football
Belconnen United was crowned National Premier League: Capital Football champions after edging out Canberra FC 3-2 on penalties in the grand final at Deakin Stadium on Saturday.
Belconnen goalkeeper Ashley Collins produced a magnificent diving save to deny FC captain Matt Grbesa and secure the victory for his side after the [...]
Canberra United will sport a new front of shirt sponsor for Westfield W-League Season 7 with the University of Canberra taking the prominent position for the new campaign.
“We are delighted to have the University of Canberra increase its support for Canberra United by becoming the new front of shirt sponsor,” Canberra United CEO Heather Reid [...]
The four biggest teams in ACT women’s sport are all going to the pub, apparently to promote “Canberra’s Summer of Women’s Sport” but also possibly because they would like a beer.
Four Teams, the Canberra Capitals (basketball), Canberra United (football), ACT Meteors (cricket) and Canberra Heat (volleyball), are about to start their new campaigns for their [...]
NineMSN have the sad news that Canberra United have become the first premiers to miss out on the finals the following year.
Canberra United’s hopes of retaining their W-League crown ended in stunning fashion on Saturday as Brisbane Roar secured a 5-1 win in a replay of last year’s grand final.
Sydney FC edged out Canberra [...]
A 94th minute match-winner from Jessica Fishlock has stunned Canberra United and gave Melbourne Victory a 2-1 win at McKellar Park to send the Victorians above the champions and threaten United with the possibility of ending the weekend outside of the top four. Fishlock’s delicate chip in stoppage time capped an impressive game from the [...]
This in from Capital Football:
A brilliant solo strike by new signing Nikki Washington has given Canberra United a crucial 2-1 victory over league leaders Perth Glory at Deakin Stadium. Washington struck with a super effort in the 53rd minute to net her second goal in two games and put Canberra right back into the title [...]
[ 5 December 2012 at 6:00 pm; ] Canberra United have let it be known they’re playing the Perth Glory tomorrow night:
Canberra United hosts Perth Glory at Deakin Stadium on a Wednesday evening in the first official match played by the club in midweek in a re-arranged match from Round 7 of the Westfield W-League. This game, of course, was originally scheduled for [...]
Kete Late Show Settles Seven Goal Thriller
A stoppage time winner from former Canberra United player Emma Kete has earned Sydney FC a 4-3 win at Leichhardt Oval and left the champions looking up at a glut of clubs above them on the ladder and facing the possibility of losing touch with the top four. Kete [...]
Over the weekend Andrew Barr announced the winners of the 2012 ACTSport Sportstar of the Year Awards.
Sue Powell was named the 2012 Sportstar of the Year. Sue cemented her standing as one of our country’s most prolific athletes by winning gold in the C4 Individual Pursuit and silver in the C4-5 Individual Road Race at [...]
This in from Capital Football:
A second half free-kick from experienced international Caitlin Munoz ensured that Canberra United’s unbeaten record stretched to 18 matches and earned them what could prove to be a valuable point in a 1-1 draw with Western Sydney Wanderers at Campbelltown. Munoz struck with seventeen minutes to spare to cancel out Teigen [...]
The Roar is mulling over the efforts of Canberra United to drive away their star player Ellyse Perry by making her choose between cricket and soccer.
Perry is by far the highest profile woman in Australian football and cricket. But her club have decided she can only play one.
“Ellyse needs to choose whether she wants to [...]
After becoming a victim to Canberra’s recent wet weather, Sport for Women Day 2012 will now rock Stage88 in Commonwealth Park on Sunday 1 April from 11am-4pm.
Fittingly, the event will follow hot on the heels of 1000 women lining up in Commonwealth Park for the 2012 Women and Girls Fun Run.
“I support Sport for Women Day because [...]
Chief Minister Gallagher is letting us all know she’s given the keys to the city to the all conquering Canberra United women’s football team:
The keys were presented in recognition of Canberra United winning the national 2012 W-League premiership. The Chief Minister was joined by the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation, Andrew Barr in [...]
We hear Canberra United have won their W-League Grand Final 3-2 after having taken an early commanding lead.
In a grim year for Canberra’s sporting teams at least we can pin our hopes, dream, and vicarious send of success on women’s soccer.
Slideshow by Keijidosha:
The Canberra women’s team have made the grand final of the soccer- I believe it is to be held this Saturday in Canberra.
Does anyone have any details of where it’s at/starting time etc? It would be great to get out there and support the girls!
Congratulations are in order for latest local sporting heroes Canberra United, who took out the Westfield W-league with a 5-0 win over Adelaide United in their 11th round bout on Sunday.
Adelaide fought a good fight, keeping a dangerous-looking Canberra at bay for the first 25 minutes, until defenses were breached to see two quick-fire goals [...]
The ABC brings word that Canberra United (our women’s soccer team) have continued their winless start to the season with a 2-2 draw in Perth.
It’s a bit of a come down from last season where they made the grand final.
On the other hand coming back from 2-0 down after ten minutes to log the draw [...]
Canberra United W-League logoThe W-league season is fast approaching and Canberra United memberships are now available via this form:Canberra United pdf
And what better place to discuss Canberra United than the Canberra United forum? capitalpunishment.forumotion.net Get on there and register for Canberra United!
The SMH has all the news on a pretty comprehensive beating handed out to our girls in the W-League soccer grand final.
The score finished up 2-0.
Anyone know the mad monday schedule?
After a nerve-wracking W-League penalty shoot-out on Sunday night the better side in the Sydney-Queensland clash won and Queensland took the chance to host the grand final from our own girls in green, Canberra United.
The Liberal Steve Doszpot has now appointed himself the member for soccer and would like you to send messages of support [...]
Well our gals are into the final (beat Newcastle Jets 1-0).
Hopefully Sydney can beat QLD on Sunday so we get a home GF.
If that does happen, it better be at Bruce Stadium.
UPDATE: And here’s video of the score!
It was so good to be able to see a Canberra team playing here, in a national football competition yesterday afternoon at McKellar. There were nearly 2000 in attendance to see Canberra United take on the Central Coast Mariners in the W-League but it seemed like much more. Certainly the Grandstand was full and there [...]
Four-Four-Two brings word that Canberra’s women’s soccer/football team has signed five more players, in time for the W-League season opener in Newcastle this weekend.
Apparently they still have space in the roster for more.
So how much interest is there out there for women’s soccer?