Canberra hold off Jets in wet and windy conditions


Welcome to the Newcastle Jets Westfield W-League live blog.

The Jets play host to Canberra in what will be their final home match for the season.

The game kicks off at No.2 Sportsground at 6.35pm.

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SCORE: 0 Jets  – 1 Canberra


90+5′ FREE KICK The Jets have a free kick in an attacking position. Last chance to get and forward and equalise 

90+1′ There is a scramble in the box but the jets fail to get the ball over the line. Canberra gets it behind for a corner.

90 Five minutes of added time is called as the rain continues to harshen. 

89′ SUBSTITUTION Canberra make their third sub as Grace Maher makes way for Sasha Grove 

88′ SUBSTITUTION Chloe O’Brien is replaced by Alisha Bass as the Jets look to push hard for the equaliser. 

87′ CHANCE Jemma House watches her shot from distance cannon off the ref. A drop ball is called.

85′ CHANCE Taylor-Young looks to make an instant impact but see’s her shot pushed behind by the Jets keeper. 

84′ CHANCE A low cross is fired into the box and calls for a penalty for Canberra are waved away by the referee. 

81′ SUBSTITUTION Canberra make a double substitution with Heyman and Satchell coming from the field. To be replaced by Koulizakis and Taylor-Young.

79′ CHANCE Franco stings the palms of Keeley Richards. 

76′ SUBSTITUTION Petratos replaces Allan for the Jets. 

74′ CHANCE  Tamplin takes a shot from long range that fades just left of the goal. No trouble for the keeper. 

72′ FREE KICK Pollicina concedes the freekick just over the halfway line. 

71′ SUBSTITUTION Sophie Harding makes way for Jemma House. The Jets make their first substitution of the night. 

70′ CHANCE Galic fires over the crossbar from an acute angle.

68′ CHANCE Heyman turns and shoots from the edge of the area. The shot has some sting but is straight at the Jets keeper. Easy save. 

67′ CHANCE A shot from close range by Flannery is turned onto the crossbar by Coelho. 

61′ INJURY  Illijoski received an acccidental elbow to the head and play is stopped.


60′ FREE KICK Franco is dragged to the ground after a messy encounter. 

56′ CHANCE Heyman’s ball in behind runs through to Coelho

53′ CHANCE Pollicina has a shot from well outside the box and the looping ball flicks off the crossbar and behind. 

52′ CHANCE A shot from the edge of the box is safely dealt with by Coelho. 

48′ CHANCE Heyman puts it across the face of goal and no one is there to meet it at the backpost. Jets clear and go on the counter attack. 

46′ CORNER Canberra have a corner early in the second half. 

HT: The Jets are pushing hard for the equaliser. They go into the sheds behind but this one is far from over. 


45+1′ CHANCE The ball is shattered against the post by a close-range header and the follow-up clatters the crossbar. The ball is cleared and half-time is called. 

45′ CHANCE A huge save by Coelho denies Canberra a chance to double their lead. The ball is pushed behind for a corner. 

42′ CHANCE A Searching ball is lobbed to the back post but it is touched just wide by Satchell. Canberra are looking to steal a second goal before half time.

38′ CORNER A long ball over the top looking for Heyman is headed behind by King.

36′ A low cross from Allan is sniffed out of danger by the Canberra defence.

32′ CHANCE Heyman fires from distance, it hits the defender and the follow-up shot fires over the bar.


26′ Ball is whipped in by Davis and calmly chested back to the keeper by the Canberra defence.

23′ GOAL Michelle Heyman strikes from 12 yards out to give the visitors the lead.

21′ CORNER The Jets have their first corner of the game. 

20′ OFFSIDE Satchell makes the run a little too early and is flagged by the official. 

19′ FREE KICK Jets have a free-kick after a handball is called on Heyman.

16′ CORNER Canberra has the first corner of the game, with the following shot being saved at close range.

15′ FREE KICK Franco concedes the foul as Canberra look to push.

13′ SAVE Coelho makes an important save from point-blank range to deny Satchell.

11′ Canberra push and an audacious shot from Heyman soars over the crossbar.

9′ Harding makes a great burst down the wing but the cross is cut out by the Canberra defence.

4′ CHANCE Harding puts in a low cross that is put just wide.

3′ FREE KICK Heavy tackle from O’Brien.

1′ We kick-off. Early free-kick deep for Canberra deep in their half. They send it long.

6.20pm: The opposition team list (below)

6:00pm: Both teams are on the field making their finals preparations before kick off.

5:40pm: The sun is out, the fans are making their way into the ground.

5.30pm: Team list is in.


5pm: Field feels great under foot. Rain has stopped. We are ready. Step inside the sheds.



1.30pm: The game is ON.