Soccers A Girls Game Bill Barrett
Soccers A Girls Game Bill Barrett

1974 Oscar Mate Voted Inaugural Australian President

Western Australia compete at the first National Championship, hosted by New South Wales in July/August. NSW as host State, win the tournament with Northern New South Wales pipping the Black Swans for second by way of goal difference. Sharon Loveless (Mateljan) from Azzurri and Irene Francis (Levitzke) from Queens Park, were selected in an Australian All Star Team. Oscar Mate is unanimously appointed President of the Australian Women's Soccer Association, which is formed during the National Championship. The Albany Association increased in size to include four teams- Albany, Mt Barker, Busselton and Wagin. Exert from No Longer A Gentleman’s Game, Penny Tanner (1991)