Monthly Archives: February 2022

U16s Newcastle Jets edge out Bankstown Utd 1-0

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U16s Newcastle Jets made it two wins from two outings against Bankstown United on Sunday at LMRFF in their first home game of the season. It wasn’t pretty but it was a win!

Playing in warm and humid conditions the Jets began well maintaining possession, keeping the opposition away from their goal and probing the Bankstown goal with through balls and set pieces. Despite enjoying more possession, they lacked composure and were rushing their game instead of the free-flowing passing we are used to seeing. Just before half-time they opened the score with a header from a well taken corner kick.

The Jets continued to dominate possession in the second half but again could not break down their opponent who was reduced to long range shots. The game finished 1-0 to the Jets who recorded their second victory from as many matches. While the frustration at the Jets not being able to play their free-flowing passing game is understandable some credit must also go to the players of Bankstown United who fought all game to ensure this didn’t happen.


Newcastle Jets Youth vs Bankstown United at LMRFF on Sunday 27th February 2022.

U18s Jets won 3-1

U16s Jets won 1-0

U15s Jets won 5-2

U14s Jets lost 2-1

U13s Jets won 7-1

In the remaining matches of Round 2 of the FNSW Boy’s League Two, the following results were recorded:

Hills United vs Mounties Wanderers   2-0

St George FC vs Parramatta FC             2-3

St George City vs Northbridge Bulls     2-1

Rydalmere vs NWS Spirit                        1-2

Hakoa Sydney City East vs Nepean       1-2

Prospect Utd vs Bonnyrigg (washed out)

Newcastle Jets vs Bankstown Utd        1-0

South Coast Flame vs Central Coast Utd 1-0


Next week Newcastle Jets Youth teams travel to Christie Park in Sydney to play North West Spirit FC.

NWS Spirit vs Newcastle Jets at Christie Park on Saturday 5th March 2022

U18s kick off at 3:00pm

U16s kick off at 1:15pm

U15s kick off at 11:40am

U14s kick off at 10:05am

U13s kick off at 8.30am

Source: Tom Tsamouras

Newcastle Jets welcome Bankstown United at LMRFF in Round 2 of the competition

Newcastle Jets welcome Bankstown United at the LMRFF in Round 2 of the FNSW Boys’ Youth League 2, on Sunday 27th February 2022.

With three victories and two losses from last week’s Round 1 fixtures at Rydalmere Lions in Sydney, the Jets are keen to put on a great show in their first home game of the season. Their opponents Bankstown United failed to win a single game in all five age groups in their Round 1 clash with Bonnyrigg White Eagles – U18s 5-0 win to Bonnyrigg, U16s 1-0 win to Bonnyrigg, U15s 0-0 draw, U14s 2-2 draw, U13s 4-2 win to Bonnyrigg!

With the Jets wanting to impress by playing on home soil for the first time this year and Bankstown needing to wash their hands from their Round 1 results, the clash between the two clubs promises to be an interesting one.



Round 2 FNSW Boys’ Youth League 2:

Newcastle Jets vs Bankstown United at LMRFF Speers Point on Sunday 27th February 2022

U18s kick off at 3:00pm

U16s kick off at 1:15pm

U15s kick off at 11:40am

U14s kick off at 10:05am

U13s kick off at 8.30am

Source: Tom Tsamouras


U16s Newcastle Jets too strong for Rydalmere Lions


Playing in Round 1 of the FNSW Boys’ League 2 competition for the 2022 season, U16s Newcastle Jets proved too strong for their counter-parts from Rydalmere Lions.

In cool conditions at Rydalmere Park Main, both teams began the match at a very quick pace, giving spectators the impression they would be in for a good exhibition of football. The Newcastle Jets scored two goals early on and were able to dictate the tempo of the match in the first part of the half.

As the game wore on, possession evened out but with the Sydney team rarely threatening the Jets goal.

With the commencement of the second half, the Newcastle team enjoyed the lion’s share of possession, leaving the Sydney siders to merely chasing shadows! Despite the huge amount of possession, the third goal didn’t come but Rydalmere were kept at bay, rarely threatening the Newcastle goal.

In the later stages of the game, Newcastle Jets won a free kick on the edge of the box which they converted in the third goal which ensured the first win of the season. In the remaining time, the Jets kept possession, eliminating the possibility of any threat of a come-back by the local team.

Not only was this a great result for the Newcastle team but a great performance too, especially in the second half. Considering the squad boasted seven players making their debut in a formal game with Jets colours, both players and coaching staff should be commended.

ROUND 1 U16s Results:

Bankstown United  vs  Bonnyrigg White Eagle           0-1

Rydalmere Lions vs Newcastle Jets                             0-3

NWS Spirit FC  vs  Hills United                                    0-2

Nepean FC  vs St George FC                                       2-1

Mounties Wanderers FC vs South Coast Flame          0-2

Central Coast United FC vs St George City FA            0-2

Northbridge Bulls FC  vs Hakoah Sydney City            1-3

Round 2 of the competition will pair the Newcastle Jets with Bankstown United at Speers Point on Sunday 27th February.

Source: Tom Tsamouras

U16s Newcastle Jets season opener against Rydalmere Lions

05 George Tsamouras

After completing a six week pre-season programme before Christmas and a continued build up shortly after Christmas, the u16s Newcastle Jets are hours away from the commencement of round 1 of the 2022 season.

Playing against Sydney FC, numerous TSP teams from Sydney, and local clubs such as Broadmeadow Magic and Edgeworth Eagles, the young Jets players are ready for their first match against Rydalmere Lions in Sydney on Saturday.

U16s Newcastle Jets kick off at 1:15pm at Rydalmere Park Main on Saturday 19th February 2022 while the U18s team kicks off at 3:00pm at the same venue.

Source: Tom Tsamouras

Newcastle Jets cruise past North Coast and prepare for Rydalmere

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Newcastle Jets won all four matches against North Coast Football with convincing score lines in Coffs Harbour on Sunday. This was the last trial match for the u16s squad before the season opener in Sydney against Rydalmere Lions!

Played at the new synthetic-turf facility of Coffs Coast Sport & Leisure Park, the result was never in doubt. Despite the warm conditions the Newcastle team took control of the game and went into the half 4-0 up. In the second they added another 3 goals to conclude their pre-season trial matches.

Round 1 of the 2022 season begins on Saturday 19th February at Rydalmere Park Main in Sydney, with the match kicking off at 1:20pm.


Source: Tom Tsamouras

U16s Newcastle Jets to play North Coast Football in Coffs Harbour

Pharrell & George

The u16s Newcastle Jets team conclude their 2022 pre-season trial matches with a game against North Coast Football at Coffs Harbour on Sunday 13th February. The match is due to kick off at 1:00pm at Coffs Coast Sport & Leisure Park.

In the meantime, the u16s Newcastle Jets team completed their second last trial match at Jack McLaughlan Oval on Sunday with a game against the u16s Edgeworth Eagles side. Although the result was a predictable emphatic win to the Jets team, the game enabled the players of both teams an opportunity to put minutes of playing-time under their belts.

13/2/2022: North Coast Football vs u16s Newcastle Jets kick off 1:00pm Coffs Coast Sport & Leisure Park.


Tom Tsamouras