Brisbane Roar are back in Brisbane this Sunday when they take on Western United at Ballymore Stadium in Round 5 of the Liberty A-League. 

Western United have defeated Brisbane in their last two matchups with a 2-0 and 3-0 loss, so will be looking to end this streak and secure the win in front of a home crowd.  

MATCH PREVIEW: Brisbane Roar v Western United
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The last time Roar were at Ballymore Stadium was in Round 2 in a 1-0 victory over the defending champions where a record crowd of 3679 fans attended.

New Head Coach Alex Smith will look to start his tenure strong with three points against last year’s finalists. 

“Really settling in now and getting to know the group. We’re training really hard and looking forward to the weekend,” Smith said.

“Our intensity, we can really improve in that area and that starts at training everyday,” he added.

Brisbane Roar are the only team who have intercepted on average 20 times or more in competition.

Sharn Freier has a 60{1da264561dd376f9b2add823a677e78092ffba7de7efb9d3ae76566fe866a6d9} dribble success rate, the highest by any player attempting at least 10 dribbles; Freier herself has attempted 15 dribbles and completed nine of them, the most by any player in the season tied with Julia Grosso (Melbourne City FC).

KO is at 3pm at Ballymore Stadium. See you there Roar fans, buy your tickets HERE


  1. Keeley Richards 2. Rebecca Kirkup 4. Kijah Stephenson 5. Jenna McCormick 6. Holly McQueen 7. Ayesha Norrie 9. Mia Corbin 11. Sharn Freier 12. Tamar Levin 13. Tameka Yallop 14. Sarah O’Donoghue 15. Hannah Holgersen 16. Chelsea Blissett 17. Leah Scarpelli 18. Teagan Thompson 19. Hollie Palmer 22. Ruby Cuthbert 23.  Ashlee Brodigan 29. Jordan Silkowitz 99. Emma Gibbon

Liberty A-League Women 2023/24 – Round 5: Brisbane Roar vs Western United
Ballymore Stadium, Herston
Sunday, 19 November (3:00pm KO AEST)