Adelaide Hills Reaches Tillies Fever Pitch

May 31, 2024 8:27 am in by

The countdown is on to the Matlidas game at Adelaide Oval tonight.

A sold-out crowd of 53,000 will watch the Tillies play China, in one of their last hit outs before the Paris Olympics.

And as Matildas fever spikes, so too does participation in female soccer across the state – and there’s a particularly significant up-tick in female soccer players in the Hills…

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After fielding just one girls team in 2019, the Bridgewater Soccer Club now has 16 female teams across various age groups.

One of the newly formed Under 10 girls’ teams even coached by a former Matilda, Emma Wirkus.