The number of community members from The Hills joining to tune in continued to rise. Approximately 1,500 people turned up at the Matildas screening at Rouse Hill on Wednesday, Mayor of the Hills Shire Council Dr Peter Gangemi mentioned in a Facebook post.
During the Australia v France quarter-finals match, over 1,200 people cheered for the women’s team. It also went down in history as the longest penalty shootout in both the Men’s and Women’s FIFA World Cup, ending at a 7-6 in favour of the Tillies.
The Matildas took home three wins against teams in Group B, namely Ireland (1-0), Canada (4-0), and Denmark (2-0). They lost (2-3) against Nigeria on 27th July.
The Rouse Hill Town Centre Market Square is between Market Lane and Tempus St, Rouse Hill NSW 2155, while the McQuade Park is at 361 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756.