Matildas Star Katrina Gorry returns to the Brisbane Roar for 11th Season

Brisbane Roar is delighted to announce the return of Matildas midfielder and fan favourite Katrina Gorry for Liberty A-League season 2022/23.

This will be Gorry’s 11th season in orange for the Roar after starting her professional career with Melbourne Victory in 2009.

Preparing for her return to Brisbane following the conclusion of the Swedish season with Vittsjo GK, Gorry spoke about what drew her back to Brisbane after time in Europe.

“I really enjoyed my season with Brisbane last year and for me Brisbane is home. To be playing in front of my family and friends for the club I’ve played for 10 years makes me so proud and honoured to be a part of this coming season.”

Throughout her decorated career, Gorry has amassed over 100 appearances for the Roar as well as winning 2 premierships, while also establishing herself as a regular for the Matildas in midfield, winning 78 caps for the national team.

She will have the opportunity to add to those caps next month, having been included in Tony Gustavsson’s squad for the upcoming friendlies against Canada in Brisbane and Sydney.

In a globe-trotting career, Gorry has also played for clubs in Canada, America and Denmark before her latest Swedish stint, an opportunity she took plenty of lessons from.

With an eye on next July’s World Cup on home soil, Gorry is eager to hit the ground running for the Roar.

“This season is definitely the most important one, leading into a World Cup at home it’s about showcasing our league and Australia as a whole to the rest of the world and also to our fans and supporters across the country.

It’s definitely a very important season and I’m so glad I can be a part of it.”

Having taken on a leadership role with the Roar’s young squad last season, Gorry is looking forward to reuniting with many familiar faces when the side takes to the pitch for their pre-season.

“I’ve loved seeing the release of signings, last year was so enjoyable so knowing we’ll have so many players coming back, I know I’ll have the support I need for me and Harper.

Personally, it was the most enjoyable season I’ve had with Brisbane, so I’m looking forward to get back with the coaching staff and my teammates and seeing who else has signed for us!”

Eash Norrie (Lions FC)
Hollie Palmer (Capalaba FC)
Shea Connors (APIA Leichhardt)
Larissa Crummer (Capalaba FC)
Sharn Freier (Moreton Bay United)
Mariel Hecher (Lions FC)
Holly McQueen (Future Matildas Program / Lions FC)
Katrina Gorry (Vittsjo GK)