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Matildas' magical World Cup run captures Australia's hearts

Melanie Dinjaski
Updated August 14 2023 - 3:42pm, first published August 13 2023 - 9:00pm

Cortnee Vine's match-winning penalty was one of those "where were you when" moments.

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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!