Westfield W-League round 1 review

Canberra United, Perth Glory, Sydney FC and Newcastle Jets all opened the Westfield W-League season in winning fashion.

Canberra United were the biggest victors easing to a 4-1 win over a youthful Western Sydney Wanderers with help from a Michelle Heyman double.

Fellow Matildas striker Kate Gill also scored twice as a new-look Perth Glory claimed an impressive 2-1 victory over perennial title challengers Brisbane Roar.

Sydney FC’s new American striker Jasmyne Spencer also took a share of top spot in the fledgling top goalscorers list with her double lifting the Sky Blues to a 2-0 win over a hard-working Adelaide United.

Saturday’s only game saw Newcastle Jets edge last year’s champions Melbourne Victory 1-0 with the reinvented home side flying high after failing to claim a win all last season.

Newcastle Jets 1 (Angela Salem 47’)

Melbourne Victory 0

Saturday 13 September 2014

Magic Park, Newcastle

Kick-off: 11am

Referee: Lara Smith

Newcastle Jets : Claire Coehlo (gk), Georgia Yeoman-Dale,  Hayley Crawford, Ashley Spina, Katherine Reynolds, Angela Salem, Tori Huster (Grace McIntyre 84’), Amber Neilson (Cassidy Davis 89’), Tara Andrews, Emily van Egmond, Rhali Dobson

Substitutes – Renee Rudder (gk), Elizabeth Copus-Brown

Cautions – Emily van Egmond 43’ Hayley Crawford 50’

Melbourne Victory : Brianna Davey (gk), Hannah Brewer, Gema Simon, Stephanie Catley, Amy Jackson, Racheal Quigley (Tiffany Eliadis 60’), Lisa De Vanna, Ella Mastrantonio (Christine Nairn 56’), Emma Checker, Beatrice Goad, Maika Ruyter-Hooley

Substitutes – Cassandra Dimovski (gk), Gulcan Koca

Cautions - Nil

Perth Glory 2 (Kate Gill 12’, 53’ pen)

Brisbane Roar 1 (Emily Gielnik 94’)

Sunday 14 September 2014

Ashfield Sports Club, Perth

Kick-off: 12pm (2pm AET)

Referee: Rachel Mitchenson

Perth Glory : Mackenzie Arnold (gk), Sarah Carroll, Bronwyn Studman, Alanna Kennedy, Caitlin Foord (Gabrielle Marzano 81’), Kate Gill, Elisa D’Ovidio (Shawm Billam 75’), Collette McCallum (C), Shelina Zadorsky, Marianna Tabain (Thia Eastham 92’), Sam Kerr

Substitutes – Gabrielle Dal Busco (gk)

Cautions – Nil

Brisbane Roar : Kate Stewart (gk), Laura Alleway, Clare Polkinghorne, Hayley Raso (Vedrana Popovic 64’), Kim Carroll, Elise Kellond-Knight, Larissa Crummer, Katrina Gorry, Tameka Butt (Angela Beard 59’), Brooke Goodrich, Emily Gielnik

Substitutes – Teagan Micah (gk), Natasha Wheeler

Cautions – Hayley Raso 53’

Sydney FC 2 (Jasmyne Spencer 38’, 70’)

Adelaide United 0

Sunday 14 September 2014

Lambert Park, Sydney

Kick-off: 4pm

Referee: Kirilee Andruschak

Sydney FC : Casey Dumont (gk), Teresa Polias, Jasmyne Spencer, Servet Uzunlar, Nicola Bolger, Amy Harrison (Heidi Makrillos 81’), Renee Rollason, Natalie Tobin (Olivia Price 81’), Chloe Logarzo, Teigan Allen, Samantha Johnson (Elizabeth Ralston 91’)

Substitutes – Alyssa Harris (gk)

Cautions – Nil

Adelaide United : Melissa Barbieri (gk), Lauren Steer (Dylan Homes 86’), Katrine Pedersen, Lisa-Marie Woods, Isabel Hodgson, Rachel Alonso (Emily Condon 46’), Jenna McCormick, Katie Holtham, Tiarn Powell, Georgia Campagnale (Daila-Tais Borg 37’), Kristy Moore

Substitutes – Sarah Willacy (gk)

Cautions - Nil

Western Sydney Wanderers 1 (Demi Koulizakis 89’)

Canberra United 4 (Michelle Heyman 3’, 41’, Ellie Brush 57’ Caitlin Munoz 75’)

Sunday 14 September 2014

Campbelltown Stadium, Sydney

Kick-off: 3pm

Referee: Rebecca Durcau

Western Sydney Wanderers : Trudy Burke (gk), Caitlin Cooper, Jessica Seaman, Helen Petinos, Rachael Soutar, Grace Henry (Demi Koulizakis 67’), Keelin Winters, Michelle Carney, Jordan Baker (Rhianna Pollicina 76’), Tia Gavin (Lorena Bugden 70’), Chloe O’Brien

Substitutes – Sham Khamis (gk)

Cautions - Nil

Canberra United : Chantel Jones, Catherine Brown, Grace Field, Caitlin Munoz (Julia De Angelis 80’), Ellie Brush, Michelle Heyman, Nicole Begg, Ashleigh Sykes, Lori Lindsey (Grace Gill 50’), Rebecca Kiting, Stephanie Ochs (Holly Houston 66’)

Substitutes – Melissa Maizels (gk)

Cautions – Michelle Heyman 92’

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