Socceroos’ Suncorp Sayonara

An impromptu public holiday to mourn the passing of the Queen was a perfect addition to a ceremonious occasion at the magnificent Suncorp stadium, marking the 100th year of the Socceroos. Fireworks, banners, a moment of silence, a welcome to country, and two marvellous renditions of the national anthems made this a night to rememberContinue reading “Socceroos’ Suncorp Sayonara”

South East Phoenix 2 Gladesville Ravens 1

The Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2 season came to a close on Sunday, and South East Phoenix put Gladesville Ravens in their place with a come-from-behind victory in South Nowra. A goal after 90 seconds from Charlotte Douglas had the visitors in command, and they could have extended their lead in a firstContinue reading “South East Phoenix 2 Gladesville Ravens 1”

The old Canadian 1-2 as stadium shines

Just when you thought you’d had the best day out ever at the Matildas in Brisbane, along comes another one to run it close. The Australian women’s national team graced the new Allianz Stadium for the first time, and put on a great show. Whatever happens between now and next July, the FIFA Women’s WorldContinue reading “The old Canadian 1-2 as stadium shines”

Camden Tigers 0 Gladesville Ravens 1

Gladesville Ravens’ impressive unbeaten run continued after this slender victory over basement club Camden Tigers at Rone Dine Park on Sunday. For a team that has shipped almost 200 goals this season, the home team’s valiant efforts were not enough to achieve their first point of the season despite holding the Girls Youth League UnderContinue reading “Camden Tigers 0 Gladesville Ravens 1”

Actively awesome

The Matildas Active Support were out in force on Saturday for the first of a two-game series against Olympic champions Canada at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium. A good crew of seasoned supporters and some fresh faces made sure that there was atmosphere at this grand venue, but that was not until the pub had been serenadedContinue reading “Actively awesome”

Gladesville Ravens 4 South Coast Flame 0

The Gladesville Ravens juggernaut was unstoppable in the final home game at Christie Park for the 2022 Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2 season. South Coast Flame came to the northern suburbs with a game plan, but once captain Alessia Rizzuto rifled in the opener, there was only going to be one winner. AContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 4 South Coast Flame 0”

Mt Druitt Town Rangers 1 Gladesville Ravens 2

Gladesville Ravens kept their finals chances alive in a difficult fixture at Mt Druitt’s Popondetta Park, two goals from in-form striker Maya Jones snatching the victory after a spirited display from the home side. Hannah Sproule’s magnificent first-half equaliser had the scores level at the break, but an early breakthrough in the second half sawContinue reading “Mt Druitt Town Rangers 1 Gladesville Ravens 2”

Gladesville Ravens 2 Inter Lions 1

Gladesville Ravens kept alive their hopes of a top-four finish and a berth in the finals of the Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2 with a slender win against a battling Inter Lions side. A shaky first half from both teams yielded a single strike, Alessia Rizzuto on the spot to drill home fromContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 2 Inter Lions 1”

Gladesville Ravens 1 Northbridge Bulls 0

A terrific finish from Gladesville Ravens top scorer Maya Jones was enough to give her team all three points in an absorbing encounter with league leaders Northbridge Bulls at Christie Park as the NPL Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2 enters the home straight. The visitors, with an unbelievable 126 goals so far thisContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 1 Northbridge Bulls 0”