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BREWER DETERMINED TO HELP JETS WOMEN INTO THE FINALS

The Jets women will face Adelaide in the early game at McDonald Jones Stadium. The W-League side is coming off a hard-fought two-all draw with Sydney. “We had to work hard and try and get that point back and we did that in the dying moments of the game and I think that’s what we can pride ourselves on is that we work hard right until the end.” The second-placed Jets will call on that fighting spirit again during the last three games of the season. Hannah Brewer is determined to help Newcastle qualify for the finals, especially after scoring her first goal in round nine. “Playing as a fullback and getting forward and creating havoc up the top is something Deansy wants us fullbacks to do. I was given the chance, scored a goal so that’s what I’m looking …

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JETS W-LEAGUE SQUAD CONTINUES TO TAKE SHAPE

The Jets W-League squad continues to take shape, with former Brisbane forward, Cortnee Vine, joining teammates at the members launch yesterday. She’s excited about playing for Newcastle, but also hoping to help the Young Matildas qualify for the Under-20 World Cup. “So we’ve got a couple more camps coming up then we’re going to China so that’s next month so that should be a challenge but hopefully we qualify and go to France next year.” Newcastle coach Craig Deans is expected to announce the signing of two American imports this week, but is still negotiating with Matildas’ Chloe Logarzo and Gema Simon. “Pretty certain she’ll be back. Chloe is a different story, she’s had injuries, spent a lot of time away from home so still talking with her about what the chances are of being here.”

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JETS WOMEN TAKE THE VICTORY FROM MELBOURNE

Following their big win over the Melbourne Victory, the Jets women got stuck in the Victorian capital last night, after their flight was cancelled. It’s unlikely to take the shine off the four-nil demolition. Keeper Kelsey Wys made an important save early, before fellow American imports Megan Oyster and Arin Gilliland made it two-nil. Emma Stanbury scored Newcastle’s third, and Jenna Kingsley rubbed salt in the wound in stoppage time. Coach Craig Deans says the team’s four imports have fitted in well, but he’s equally impressed with the Jets’ home-grown talent. Newcastle will host Perth at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday.

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