Familiar face returns to Canberra hours before Round 9

Chilean international Maria Jose Rojas, who played for Canberra United earlier in the Westfield W-League 2018/19 Season, will return to the squad to fill the gap left by the departure of Paige Nielsen.

Denise O’Sullivan’s loan period has not been extended past the initial seven-game guest player stint.

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On their website, Canberra United wrote:

"Canberra United thanks O’Sullivan and her NWSL Club North Carolina Courage for her time in the Westfield W-League and wish them all the best in defending their title in 2019."

As a result of these moves, Canberra United have submitted an updated 17-player squad for Thursday night's Westfield W-League Round 9 clash with Brisbane Roar.

Canberra United squad: 1.Melissa MAIZELS (gk), 2.Laura HUGHES, 4.Rachel CORSIE (c), 5.Nikola ORGILL, 6.Refiloe JANE, 8.Olivia PRICE, 9.Rhoda MULAUDZI, 12.Lauren KEIR, 14.Ashleigh SYKES, 15.Rosie GALEA, 16.Karly ROESTBAKKEN, 17.Maddy WHITTALL, 18.Taren KING, 19.Nickoletta FLANNERY, 20.Shamiran KHAMIS (gk), 21.Ellie CARPENTER, 23. Maria JOSE ROJAS

OUTS: 11. Denise O’SULLIVAN (Loan spell ended)

INS: 23. Maria JOSE ROJAS (Signed with Club)