Matildas beat France on penalties, into World Cup semis

By Anna Harrington
Updated August 12 2023 - 10:43pm, first published 10:36pm
Australia have beaten France on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)
Australia have beaten France on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup. (Darren England/AAP PHOTOS)

The magnificent Matildas have made Australian sporting history, reaching the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup for the first time after edging out France 7-6 on penalties in a gripping encounter in Brisbane.

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