Sutherland Shire 2 Gladesville Ravens 2

After a pre-season of endeavour that showed promise and determination, Gladesville Ravens Under 15s kicked off their marathon Girls Youth League Division 2 campaign with a trip to Harrie Denning Reserve and a chance to redeem themselves following last season’s reverse. A superb game, played on a spongy surface with a generous length of grassContinue reading “Sutherland Shire 2 Gladesville Ravens 2”

Gladesville Ravens 2 SD Raiders 2

The final game of a busy pre-season saw last season’s powerhouse SD Raiders visit Christie Park to take on Gladesville Ravens in a precursor to the 2022 Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2. With competition getting underway next weekend, this was a chance for the home team to gauge their progress up against theContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 2 SD Raiders 2”

South Coast Flame 1 Gladesville Ravens 1

Gladesville Ravens’ Under 15s pre-season campaign continued with a trip to Port Kembla, the impressive Ian McLennan Park the venue for a match up with fellow Youth League Division 2 outfit South Coast Flame. Two goals in quick succession lit up the second half and both sides went close to snatching a victory in theContinue reading “South Coast Flame 1 Gladesville Ravens 1”

Inter Lions 0 Gladesville Ravens 6

A second pre-season game for the Ravens GYL2 Under 15s, a second game played in hot conditions, this was a trip to local rivals Inter Lions over the river in Concord. A first half where both teams worked each other out and yielded a two goal lead for the visitors pathed the way for aContinue reading “Inter Lions 0 Gladesville Ravens 6”

Did 2021 do it for you…?

If we don’t grab our opportunities while we can, we’ll be commenting at the end of every year to come with “thank god that’s over … ” Whilst we’ve all been through the Covid ringer this year, with normality disrupted, travel restrictions imposed and everyday events cancelled, this year has still seen some remarkable milestonesContinue reading “Did 2021 do it for you…?”

Books and marketing

So, you’ve realised your dream and your book has been picked up by a publisher. You’re eagerly awaiting the release, finally getting your hands on the printed version, the result of months of re-reading, editing, smoothing of edges and many last-minute changes of heart about a character’s name or the colour of their shirt. TheContinue reading “Books and marketing”

Gladesville Ravens 2 UNSW 2

A last gasp save from stand-in goalkeeper Amelia Shepherd earned a point for Gladesville Ravens as UNSW almost snatched an unlikely victory at Christie Park in the first game of the second round of games in the NPL2 Under 14 womens on Sunday morning. A scrappy first half ended 1-0 to the visiting Uni team,Continue reading “Gladesville Ravens 2 UNSW 2”

Gladesville Ravens 2 Northbridge Bulls 5

A first half to forget for the Ravens saw them undone by their own mistakes, Northbridge racing to a three goal lead at the break without really getting out of second gear. An early gift for Frances Klein set the visitors away, Sabine Lozina then saw a cross turn into a goal before scoring aContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 2 Northbridge Bulls 5”

Nepean 1 Gladesville Ravens 1

The width of the post kept Nepean from snatching a dramatic win with the final kick of the game, as Gladesville Ravens survived a heart-stopping end to the game at Cook Park. Lexi Mavraidis had given Ravens the lead in the first half with a lofted shot that caught out Jessica Callaghan in the NepeanContinue reading “Nepean 1 Gladesville Ravens 1”

Gladesville Ravens 1 Central Coast Mariners 3

A stubborn Gladesville Ravens defence was finally undone at Christie Park as the intense Central Coast Mariners’ pressure paid off in a 3-1 victory to the visitors. An opening goal from the powerful Eliza Familton was cancelled out approaching half-time by a shot from Sienna Bell that squeezed into the net at the near post.Continue reading “Gladesville Ravens 1 Central Coast Mariners 3”