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Sam Kerr’s Matildas win Australia’s top sports honour

[The Australian women’s football team, led by Sam Kerr, was awarded the Don Award, the country’s highest sporting honour, for their groundbreaking achievements at the World Cup. The Matildas captivated the nation with their run to the semi-finals of the tournament on home soil, before ultimately being defeated by England. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame, which presents the Don Award, praised the team for causing a “seismic shift” in the national game, noting that their achievement was the furthest any Australian team had ever gone in a football World Cup. The team’s success was credited with transforming women’s football in Australia, uniting the country, inspiring the next generation of players, and further elevating women’s sport. This recognition highlights the significant impact of the Matildas’ performance at the World Cup and their contribution to the advancement of women’s football in the country.

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