Ravens holiday no-show

Gladesville Ravens 0 Illawarra Stingrays 4 It was anything but a joyful Easter for the Gladesville Ravens Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 2 team on Sunday as they crumbled to their third straight home defeat of the season. Illawarra Stingrays took command in the first half with Brooklyn Hudson scoring from distance, and anyContinue reading “Ravens holiday no-show”

Ravens soar to silence Lions’ roar

Bankstown City Lions 0 Gladesville Ravens 6 Tuesday evening’s rearranged match at Jensen Park in Bankstown gave the Gladesville Ravens Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division One team the opportunity to shine. A tense first half where only Maya Jones’ close range goal separated the teams turned into a bloodbath in the secondContinue reading “Ravens soar to silence Lions’ roar”

Ravens rue lapses in late loss

Bulls Academy 2 Gladesville Ravens 1 With the tide turning in their favour, a momentary lapse in concentration proved costly for Gladesville Ravens and a good chance of three points in the Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 instead turned into none as the Bulls broke away to snatch a late winner. An evenContinue reading “Ravens rue lapses in late loss”

The good, the bad and the ugly as Sydney FC women take the crown.

Sydney FC Women 4 Newcastle Jets Women 0Sydney FC Men 3 Western United Men 3 Boom! After Western United won earlier on Saturday, there was only one plausible outcome from the first and most important game of the double-header at Allianz Stadium, and that was a Sydney FC victory. Two goals a-piece from Mackenzie HawkesbyContinue reading “The good, the bad and the ugly as Sydney FC women take the crown.”

Glorious, glorious entertainment

Sydney FC 4 Perth Glory 2 – A League Women A key fixture in a busy end-of-season schedule brought a fired-up Perth Glory to Kogarah in search of a result to catapult them into top-four contention. In their way were Sydney FC, hoping to build on the weekend’s big result and take themselves to theContinue reading “Glorious, glorious entertainment”

Nobody said it was easy…

Gladesville Ravens 0 Manly United 5 … no one ever said it would be so hard. Gladesville Ravens’ Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 team found out exactly what they’re up against this season, going down to a second successive home defeat by five goals and starting the season at the wrong end ofContinue reading “Nobody said it was easy…”

Sydney FC let Adelaide off lightly

A second half display to rival any other performance this season saw Sydney FC women take apart their visitors Adelaide United at a surprisingly rainy Kogarah Oval on Saturday afternoon. The United team stood and watched Rachel Lowe roll in the opening goal in an even first half, and close-range finishes from Nat Tobin andContinue reading “Sydney FC let Adelaide off lightly”

No mercy from Socceroos in Sydney

A low-key Friday night friendly match at Commbank Stadium against fellow World Cup participants Ecuador turned up a positive performance from Australia’s national team as they showed a clinical edge to win 3-1. This was not an emotional welcome home to rival that of Argentina the day before, nothing like it in fact, Sydney’s footballContinue reading “No mercy from Socceroos in Sydney”

Sydney FC no show in derby calamity

A non-performance of alarming ineptitude from Sydney FC at their new Allianz Stadium home told us everything we need to know about the disintegration of Steve Corica’s tenure. Vast open gaps in midfield, defenders outpaced and an attack that never looked like scoring despite numerous clear chances, underlined the state of our once-proud club. TheContinue reading “Sydney FC no show in derby calamity”

Institute given scare by plucky Ravens

Gladesville Ravens Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 began life in the top flight with a visit from the mighty Football NSW Institute at Christie Park. A rasping effort from Mikaela Gavranic got us underway, and further goals from Milla Singleton and Hope Cleur had Institute three goals up, but a spirited fightback fromContinue reading “Institute given scare by plucky Ravens”