It's time for the next Michelle Carney, Caitlin Cooper, Danika Matos and Chloe Middleton to stand up.
The search is underway for the next generation of Illawarra Stingrays' talent. The Rays will combine with the Figtree Junior Football Club to run a free Try Football clinic for primary school aged girls at Figtree's Harry Graham Park on July 10.
Participants will train with Stingrays seniors players and their qualified club coaches.
Stingrays president Kathy McDonogh said the clinic was being held on the back of Australia and New Zealand's winning bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
"Geographically, Figtree is a great catchment area. We're doing this for free, we want to try get as many kids encouraged and inspired by this as we can," she said.
"It's about inspiring the next generation to jump on board and be fit, get outside, run around and have actual Aussie heroes to follow. I think with Aussie girls, you look at [role models like] Ash Barty, they now have dreams to dreams things to aspire to, and they can see that this [getting the Women's World Cup] does happen."
The Try Football clinic will kick off at 1pm on July 10 and participants are encouraged to bring their boots, shin pads, a water bottle, sunscreen and a jumper.
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