Bryony Duus
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-10-07) 7 October 1977 (age 46)
Place of birth Australia
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Queensland Academy of Sport
2000–2004 Queensland Sting
International career
1996–2004 [1] Australia 47 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Bryony Duus (born 7 October 1977) is an Australian soccer coach and former midfielder for the Australia women's national soccer team.


Duus grew up in Ipswich, Queensland where she played football for Coalstars[2] and Ipswich Girls Grammar School.[3]

Duus was part of the Queensland Academy of Sport and Australian Institute of Sport women's football programs,[4] before going on to play in the national championships for the Queensland Sting.[5]

She competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics[6] and 2003 FIFA Women's World Cup.[7]

She is the current U17 coach and Senior Women assistant coach at Western Pride FC, having been invited to the club by her former international teammate Belinda Kitching.[8]

Having learned Italian, Duus joined the AIS European Training Centre in a logistics role after a persistent knee injury prevented her from continuing her playing career.[9]

See also


  1. ^ OFFICIAL MEDIA GUIDE OF AUSTRALIA AT THE FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP GERMANY 20 (PDF). Sydney: Football Federation Australia. 8 July 2011. p. 53. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  2. ^ Lems, David. "Coalstars' 50-reunion rekindles fond memories of golden era". The Queensland Times. APN. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Speech Night and Awards Presentation" (PDF). Ipswich Girl's Grammar School. 30 October 2006. p. 34. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 August 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Women's Soccer 2003 Highlights" (PDF). Queensland Academy of Sport Yearbook (2003): 26, 35. 2003. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Women's National Soccer League". OzFootballNet. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Bryony Duus". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Matildas name World Cup squad". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 15 July 2003. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
  8. ^ McKenzie, Garry. "Former Aussie player boosts Pride coaching rank". The Queensland Times. APN. Retrieved 25 December 2016.
  9. ^ Avalli, Alessandro. "Gavirate, l'Australia altrove". Sportiva Mente Magazine. Retrieved 24 January 2017.