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”

St George FC 4 Gladesville Ravens 0

A mid-table clash on Sunday morning at Barton Park was won in the first fifteen minutes by St George FC, as they raced to a three-goal lead. Demi Kandylas was the main threat, scoring one and providing the assist for Victoria Falas. A freak own goal from a Lily Perdikaris corner made it three andContinue reading “St George FC 4 Gladesville Ravens 0”

SD Raiders 1 Gladesville Ravens 0

A valiant performance from Gladesville Ravens couldn’t stop the SD Raiders juggernaut on Sunday as the league leaders did enough to take all three points. A strike midway through the second half from Jayde Freeman preserved the home side’s perfect start to the season at Ernie Smith Reserve. Despite some heavy pressure from the Raiders,Continue reading “SD Raiders 1 Gladesville Ravens 0”

Gladesville Ravens 3 Inter Lions 0

A local derby to remember for the black and whites of Gladesville Ravens as they grabbed their first win of the season at a sunny Christie Park. A tight first half saw the teams separated only by an Alessia Rizzuto strike as both teams struggled to make use of the space of the expansive field.Continue reading “Gladesville Ravens 3 Inter Lions 0”