Report: Jets record impressive win over Wanderers in Tamworth

American attacker Sarah Griffith scored a hat-trick as the Newcaastle Jets recorded their first win of the season against the Western Sydney Wanderers with a 4-2 victory in Tamworth.

The Jets started brightly and almost scored in the first nine minutes when Murphy Agnew had her shot well saved.

Murphy then turned provider, putting through Sarah Griffith to cooly finish past the Wanderers keeper.

The Wanderers made it 1-1 when Melissa Caceres scored a spectacular volley on the edge of the box.

The Jets pushed hard to find the lead again and Sarah Griffith grabbed her second when she met Agnew’s corner on the edge of the box to volley first time with her wrong foot to give the Jets a half time lead.

The Jets picked up where they left off and Sarah Griffith completed a perfect hat-trick, this time heading home from close range.

Tara Andrews rounded out the win with a well taken header at the back post before Amy Harrison added a consolation goal for Western Sydney.

Here’s how the match unfolded below with play by play updates.

9 | Agnew is played in behind by Lauren Allan. Her shot is well saved by the WSW keeper.

12 | GOAL! Sarah Griffith puts the Jets in front with a cool finish to make it 1-0.

19 | Wanderers equalise through a stunning strike from Caceres.

35 | Sarah Griffith puts the Jets in front with a stunning volley on the edge of the 18-yard box.

Half time.

52 | Lauren Allan tests the WSW keeper early with a shot outside the 18-yard box.

58 | Sarah Griffith makes it 3-1 with a header that loops into the bottom corner. A perfect hat-trick.

67 | Tara Andrews makes it 4-1 with a well placed header at the back post.

76 | Amy Harrison pulls a goal back for the Wanderers with a well placed shot past Georgina Worth.