'We need to challenge ourselves': Matildas experience growing pains

By Anna Harrington and Renee Valentine
December 3 2023 - 3:30pm
Adamstown Rosebud junior Clare Wheeler, pictured training with the Matildas in Newcastle in 2021, earned her 18th cap for Australia against Canada on Saturday. Picture by Max Mason-Hubers
Adamstown Rosebud junior Clare Wheeler, pictured training with the Matildas in Newcastle in 2021, earned her 18th cap for Australia against Canada on Saturday. Picture by Max Mason-Hubers

Clare Wheeler remained confident it was a case of no pain, no gain after being part of a largely inexperienced Matildas side who were hammered 5-0 by Canada on Saturday.

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