Report: Roar vs Jets

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Newcastle Jets have secured a 6-1 victory over Brisbane Roar in their penultimate match of the 2018/19 Hyundai A-League season.

Goals from Joey Champness, Roy O’Donovan, Dimitri Petratos & Kwabena Appiah saw the Jets take all three points.

Zach Duncan provided the Roar’s best moment of the match when he scored his first Hyundai A-League goal early in the second half.

The Roar now turn their focus to Thursday’s ANZAC Day clash against Adelaide United. Get your tickets HERE.



Newcastle Jets – Champness 23’ – 0-1
Champness deflected effort from the edge of the area loops over Young and into the back of the net.

Newcastle Jets – O’Donovan 27’ – 0-2
Champness squares to O’Donovan who converts from close range with a first time finish

Brisbane Roar – Duncan 49’ – 1-2
Zach Duncan pounces on the rebound after Italiano could only parry Wenzel-Halls’ initial strike and slots the ball home to secure his first Hyundai A-League goal.

Newcastle Jets – O’Donovan 56’ – 1-3
O’Donovan nods home Vujica’s cross at the back post.

Newcastle Jets – Petratos 65’ – 1-4
Kaine Shepherd has a go from the edge of the area, but his shot takes a deflection off of Petratos and flies past Young to extend the Jets’ lead.

Newcastle Jets – Champness 68’ – 1-5
Champness converts a tap-in at the back post to double his tally for the night.

Newcastle Jets – Appiah 90+2’ – 1-6
Appiah latches on to a deflected through ball and cuts through the Roar defence, slotting the ball past Young in the dying minute of the game.



Hyundai A-League 2018/19 – Round 26: Brisbane Roar FC v Newcastle Jets
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday, 20 April

Brisbane Roar FC  1 (Duncan 49’)  

Newcastle Jets 6 (Champness 23’ 68’; O’Donovan 27’ 56’; Petratos 65’; Appiah 90+2’)  

Half-Time: 0-2

Crowd: 7,985