NPL: Joice choice, but Youth lose to Blues


Australian U17 international Cameron Joice scored twice for Newcastle Jets Youth at the weekend however the young gun’s brace wasn’t enough to lift Clayton Zane’s charges to a win over Charlestown City Blues.

The Blues scored five at their home ground of Lisle Carr Oval in Whitebridge on Sunday in round 2 of the National Premier League (Northern New South Wales) to claim the contest 5-2.

The draw leaves Jets Youth with one point after their opening two games of NPL NNSW 2016.

In round 3 the junior Jets face a tricky trip to the table topping Edgeworth FC on Friday night.

The Eagles – featuring former Newcastle national league representative and Hyundai A-League Golden Boot Daniel McBreen – have secured two wins from two to start their campaign.

In round 1 Edgeworth FC toppled Lambton Jaffas away from home, before claiming a 2-0 win over Weston Workers Bears at the weekend.

Kick-off in first grade on Friday 22 April is at 8:30pm, with the club’s U18s taking on Edgeworth’s U22s at 6:45pm. The Jets’ U16s will take on Edgeworth U19s at 5pm.

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