Amy Duggan, a renowned television host and board director in the sports industry, has made significant contributions as a change agent and advocate for women’s sports. She has an impressive background, having played football for the Matilda’s and was the Host of the biggest and best Women’s World Cup in 2023.
Amy’s journey in sports began at a young age when she represented Australia at just 13 years old. She made her senior debut for the Matilda’s at 17 and was part of the team that achieved success in the Oceania World Cup Qualifiers and participated in the 1999 World Cup. Amy also played in Australia’s WNSL, had stints in the US W-league, and was an alternate for the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.
Following her retirement from international sport in 2005, Amy entered the media industry. Over the past 20 years, she has established herself as a skilled newsreader, journalist, and host and analyst for various news and sporting outlets across Australia. She has covered significant events such as Australia’s AFC win in 2010 and has hosted and commented on W-league, Matildas, and Socceroos games until 2020, and was also a host for the 2019 Women’s World Cup.
In her role as a board director for Venues NSW and Football Australia, she brings valuable strategic expertise and has made a substantial impact on both organisations. Amy’s unwavering passion for sports and her dedicated advocacy for women’s sports have garnered significant media coverage, establishing her as a prominent figure in the industry.