Masters women’s football on the up in Perth

The victorious WA masters football team.
The victorious WA masters football team.

MASTERS women’s football is on the up in Perth.

The WA team returned from the national championships in Coffs Harbour as division 2 undefeated champions amid plans to start a local Masters competition next season.

Kavita Pepper, Karen Cowley and Louise Knitter were named in the all-Australian team.

WA Women’s Masters committee vice-president Pauline Gibb said the success was the culmination of the hard work at training and fundraising.

“It signifies to the rest of the country that Western Australia is a force to be reckoned with,” she said.

“With players between 30 and 62 years of age, it goes to show you are never too old to give it a go.”

The committee is now recruiting players for next year’s national championships in Townsville, and for a local and regional women’s Masters competition.

Women aged 30 or over interested in playing Australian rules can email wa.womens.masters@gmail.com.