Australian team’s match against Denmark in the Women’s World Cup round of 16 sets new record for Channel Seven, with average of 3.56 million people

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World Cup television audiences for the Australian national women’s football team, the Matildas, have begun to wrest longstanding ratings records from the most popular men’s sporting events.

The round of 16 victory over Denmark on Monday night in Sydney set a program record for the largest television audience for 2023 for free-to-air broadcaster Channel Seven.

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