The W-League is the main women's semi-professional football (soccer) league in Australia. Started in 2008, it has eight teams. Seven of them are partners with seven of the Australian clubs in the A-League. The eighth team is based in Canberra. Because it is sponsored by the Westfield Group, the League is called the Westfield W-League.
The W-League started on 25 October 2008.
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