Newcastle Jets sign striker Renée Pountney

Newcastle Jets are excited to announce the signature of Renée Pountney for the remainder of the 2022/23 season.

22-year-old Pountney, a striker, has previously played for the Jets, making her debut in 2018. She has scored one goal in nine games which was a strike against Adelaide United in 2020. Pountney played her youth football coming through the Emerging Jets program.

Pountney returns to the club after playing for Creighton University in the United States.

The striker is delighted to be returning home for the remainder of the season and is excited to pull on the Jets crest once again.

“I’m excited to be back here in Newcastle and I can’t wait to run out with the team at No. 2 Sportsground. This is home for me and I’m excited to wear the Jets badge again.”

A-League Women’s Head Coach Gary van Egmond is happy to bring home Pountney for the remainder of the season.

“We’re happy to bring in a player of Renée’s quality to the side for the rest of the campaign. Renée has matured as a player since her previous stint at the Jets and we’re excited to see her link up with the team and contribute for the remainder of the season.”