'I had tears': Comeback star scores four, books Matildas' Paris ticket

Melanie Dinjaski
Chris Dutton
Updated February 29 2024 - 10:02am, first published February 28 2024 - 10:00pm

Michelle Heyman has capped her return to the Matildas in stunning fashion, and her four-goal first-half effort on Wednesday night is set to reignite an Olympic Games mission.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL, and has experience in print, digital, podcasting, TV and video journalism, having spent time working in newsrooms at Nine, Fox Sports and Seven before moving to the capital. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know - have a story worth sharing? Get in touch!

Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

Chris Dutton has been a sport journalist since 2008, covering rugby union, rugby league, basketball, cricket and soccer. He has covered World Cups and Olympic Games in print and online. Chris has had a stint as news director, but is back in sport to follow the ups and downs. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au

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