Follow the timeline of Western Australian soccer from the 1920’s when women’s soccer appeared sporadically across the state and was not taken seriously as a sport to a Women’s World Cup landing in Perth in 2023. This is a living breathing documented timeline and we welcome community input to make the history of Western Australia a more complete picture.
A second National Women’s Championships crown goes home with Western Australia, who defeat Queensland, Northern Territory, New South Wales and Victoria while drawing with Northern New South Wales. Pat O’Connor, captained both NSW in 1977 and WA in 1978 after moving West with husband Joe O’Connor in January of ‘78.
The Committee is made up of President George Papaliaris, Dave Dennison, Penny Tanner, Nino Sardi, Zane Abrahams, Dani Hyland, Viv Bailey, Sam Gibbs and Marita Ratcliff. Head Coach overseeing development programmes, HPC and Senior State Team is John Ward. The State Team Coach appointed is Graham Normanton.