Western Australians receive their Matildas Caps at Optus 2023. Photo Courtesy Football Australia
Western Australians Maria Hulls (nee Doyle), Sara King, Lizzy Claydon, Janice Stott) receive their Matildas Caps at Optus 2023. Photo Courtesy Football Australia

Western Australian’s Collect Much Awaited Caps

Maria Hulls (nee Doyle), Sara King, Lizzy Claydon and Janice Stott receive their Matildas Caps in front of 60,000 fans at Perth's Optus Stadium in October 2023, where the Matildas defeat the Philippines 8-0 in an Olympic qualifying match. The Western Australians have waited over 20 years to receive their caps for representing Australia! 10 years ago, hosting a stadium of adoring women's football fans wasn't even a thing and remembering who did or did not receive their caps was not on Football Australia's radar. A World Cup on home soil and an incredible surge of support for women's