Cortnee Brooke Vine was born in Shepparton Victoria on the 9th April 1998.
While Cortnee and her family lived in Mango Hill, she also attended school at Clontarf Beach High School. Cortnee was a part of the school’s Football Development Program and excelled for the school and still holds a couple of Athletics records. She also was a member of the Deception Bay Little Athletics Club and attended Deception Bay State School.
Cortnee was a junior member of the Deception Bay Dragons Football Club and her mother was a member of the clubs management committee.
Cortnee also played in the U12 to 16yrs junior teams at the Peninsula Power Football Club. She was in the Queensland Academy of Sport and a year later was picked up by Brisbane Roar. Starting her career as a winger on the right flank, she can perform equally well in defence as a full-back.
Cortnee Vine with under-12s coach Garry Dye (left) and senior men’s coach Terry Kirkham (right) at a presentation day in 2010. Photo:Sydney Morning Herald.
Brisbane Roar, 2015–2017
She made seven appearances for the team during the 2015–16 W-League season. Brisbane finished in fourth place in the regular season, securing a berth to the play-offs. In the semi-finals against regular season champions Melbourne City, the Roar lost 5–4 on penalties after 120 minutes of regular and extra time produced no goals for either side.
Newcastle Jets, 2017–2019
Western Sydney Wanderers, 2019–2020
In November 2019, Vine joined the Western Sydney Wanderers.
Vine has represented Australia at under-17 and under-20 level. In July 2016, she scored the equaliser against Myanmar at the 2016 AFF Women's Championship as Australia went on to top their group. On 24 January 2022, she made her first appearance for the senior team against the Philippines at the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup.
In July 2023, Vine was selected as part of the Matildas squad for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. In August 2023, she scored the winning penalty kick in a 7-6 shootout win over France, to take Australia into the semifinals of the competition.
Cortnee Vine is listed on the wall of the Redcliffe Wall of Fame:
A collection of portrait and information honouring the achievements of individuals who have influenced and shaped Redcliffe. The collection is in the Jetty Arcade at 139-141 Redcliffe Parade.
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