Garriock inducted to the 2023 Sport NSW Hall of Champions
Decorated Australian women’s football advocate Heather Garriock was officially inducted to the 2023 Sport NSW Hall of Champions following a special presentation dinner held on the 20th of November at the International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Having played 130 matches for the Matildas, Garriock is Australia’s fourth highest capped international football player.
In a career spanning 1999 to 2014, Garriock played in three FIFA Women’s World Cups (2003, 2007 and 2011), two Olympic Games (2000 and 2004) and top-tier club football in Europe, America, and Australia.Her 2007 World Cup header goal was voted one of the top ten goals of the tournament.
The former NSW Sapphire star was awarded the Julie Dolan Medal in 2003 and inducted into the Football Australia Hall of Fame in 2022. Garriock has been a major supporter for rights and protections of players including maternity rights and equal pay.
Today, Garriock is a football analyst and commentator and Chief Executive Officer for Australian Taekwondo.