Sunday's Grand Final win wasn't just for Melbourne, it was a triumph for every woman that has invested their heart and soul into the W-League.
Kyra Cooney-Cross scored the winner in the final seconds of extra time as Melbourne Victory beat Sydney FC 1-0 in the Grand Final.
As the 13th W-League season draws to a close, ESPN's Steph Brantz runs the rule over the players who have entertained and excited fans this season.
The W-League semis boiled down to experience as veterans Lisa De Vanna and Teresa Polias inspired Victory and Sydney to Grand Final berths.
Sydney FC rallied after a slow start to qualify for a fourth-straight W-League grand final with a 3-0 semifinal win over Canberra United.
A goal in each half saw Sydney FC beat Melbourne Victory to secure the W-League premiership in a winner-takes-all contest at Cromer Park.
Love is at the core of what the W-League is all about -- that's why Rhali Dobson's send-off was so special. PLUS: Will Victory "do a Bradbury"?
Adelaide smashed the W-League attendance record on Sunday, proving -- unequivocally -- the untapped potential of the women's game in Australia.
A decade after they announced themselves as bonafide stars, Michelle Heyman and Emily Gielnik are once again locked in an epic battle.
Few fans knew what to expect of the A-League and W-League heading into 2021. Fair to say, however, that one of the greatest seasons ever was not it.
Move over Rocky. This W-League season has all the hallmarks of a cinematic classic, with a set of underdogs ready to upset the establishment.
Sydney FC defender Ellie Brush has been ruled out for the rest of the W-League season after rupturing her ACL.
Teigan Collister and Hana Lowry both shone for their respective clubs, but it was off-field issues that once again blighted the W-League weekend.
Sydney FC stalwart Teresa Polias is in such good form that an Olympics call-up surely beckons. PLUS: Larissa Crummer's emotional return from injury.
Just when Sydney looked certain to become Premiers, Brisbane reminded everyone of their class. As always, it's brilliantly chaotic in the W-League.
Matildas stars Tameka Yallop and Clare Polkinghorne both scored as Brisbane Roar ended Sydney's perfect W-League start in emphatic fashion.
Katrina Gorry has delivered exactly the kind of good-news story W-League fans have been craving, while the word "dynasty" feels right for Sydney FC.
Catherine Zimmerman was brilliant but, once again, it was off-field drama - the infamous "Tuba Guy" incident - that dominated the W-League weekend.
The Roar trounced Victory, but the main takeaway from the W-League weekend was simple: Football doesn't exist in a cultural or political vacuum.
The W-League has spent years fostering a safe, inclusive atmosphere. So what needs to be said about those losers that marred the Melbourne Derby?
Sydney FC have moved top of the W-League after a 2-0 derby victory over Western Sydney Wanderers and remain the only team with a 100 percent record.
Canberra United are the early W-League frontrunners, but it's the performances of two Western Sydney starlets that caught the eye this weekend.
The opening round of W-League action served up more than enough brand-new storylines, exciting characters and gasp-inducing moments.
New-look Sydney FC showed plenty of their old playing smarts with a Princess Ibini-inspired win over Western Sydney Wanderers.
Ahead of the 2020-21 season, the leaders of each A- and W-League team sat down with ESPN to discuss the culture of Australia's top-flight clubs.