Ravens’ season ends as it started

Gladesville Ravens 0 Northern Tigers 4 The 2023 Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 concluded on Sunday and it was a heavy home defeat for Gladesville Ravens as a far superior Northern Tigers capitalised on their physicality to out-muscle the home team. Izabella Ziolkowski had the visitors ahead at the break withContinue reading “Ravens’ season ends as it started”

Ravens win in Jets thriller

Emerging Jets 3 Gladesville Ravens 4 A devastating hat-trick from Angie Le Roux guided Gladesville Ravens to victory in Newcastle on Sunday in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1. In a game that saw the scoreboard swing in both teams’ favour during a pulsating 80 minutes, both teams found their opponents’Continue reading “Ravens win in Jets thriller”

Controversy and drama : Ravens 2023

APIA Leichhardt 1 Gladesville Ravens 0 Gladesville Ravens went close to an upset for the second week running in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 as high-flying APIA Leichhardt had to rely on the generosity of the officials and a horror miss to secure three vital points in the premiership run-in.Continue reading “Controversy and drama : Ravens 2023”

Ravens beaten in dramatic finale

Gladesville Ravens 0 Sydney University 1 Late drama in a fabulous game at the home of football Christie Park on Sunday saw Sydney University snatch a thrilling winner to turn this Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 game on its head. Former Ravens player Georgia Lim followed up a save to bundleContinue reading “Ravens beaten in dramatic finale”

Matildas ignite Australia’s football passion

Australia 0 France 0 (7-6 on penalties) A tropical winter’s day in Queensland’s capital greeted football fans from all corners of Australia. The news that Sam Kerr was not starting this FIFA World Cup 2023 quarter final game at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium was hardly unexpected and predictions of tonight’s outcome were realistic in the pubContinue reading “Matildas ignite Australia’s football passion”

Ravens extinguish Olympic flame

Sydney Olympic 0 Gladesville Ravens 3 A fabulous second-half performance from Gladesville Ravens secured a precious three-point haul in a the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 as the visitors maintained their stranglehold on tenth position at the Peter Moore field. Goals from Angie Le Roux, Stef Lakic and Alexia Mavraidis blewContinue reading “Ravens extinguish Olympic flame”

Oranje fail to convince, but party hard

Netherlands 2 South Africa 0 The action off the field on Sunday was so much more satisfying than the action on the field as the Netherlands brushed past a wasteful South Africa at the Sydney Football Stadium to tee up a quarter-final clash with Spain. A fortunate goal from point-blank range by Jill Roord andContinue reading “Oranje fail to convince, but party hard”

Here’s what you didn’t see on TV

Wednesday night saw a goalfest at the Sydney Football Stadium as France and Panama came together in the final group stage game of a tense Group F. While everyone else was watching the crunch game between Brazil and Jamaica, this mis-match between two teams at opposite ends of the football spectrum threw up some fabulousContinue reading “Here’s what you didn’t see on TV”

Ravens show spirit in derby battle

Gladesville Ravens 0 Spirit FC 0 The width of the post and staunch defending from Gladesville Ravens kept their derby showdown with local rivals Spirit FC goalless in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1. Alexia Mavraidis’ shot on the counter attack smashed off the post for the home side, while goalkeeperContinue reading “Ravens show spirit in derby battle”

Spartans’ second half surprise seals win

Blacktown Spartans 1 Gladesville Ravens 0 A goal in the opening moments of the second half by Alyssa McKenzie was enough to separate the two sides as Blacktown Spartans kept their faint finals hopes alive at Blacktown Football Park against visitors Gladesville Ravens in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1. AContinue reading “Spartans’ second half surprise seals win”