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Women away at Capalaba

Neesa Doyle in action against Capalaba in pre-season (photo Paul Bloomfield)       United head to John Fredericks Sportsfields to face Capalaba tonight keen to regain that winning feeling. The match marks the 5th consecutive game on the road for the ladies, a tough stretch that’s included games against 3 higher ranked sides. But…

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United Fall to League Leaders

Women warm up on the synthetic grass at Wakerley Park (photo Kelly Donnelly)     Gold Coast women succumb to league leaders, Souths United, who reaffirmed their title credentials with a 3-0 win at Wakerley Park.   Bouyed by a strong performance against Western Pride the previous week, United Women travelled to Souths keen to…

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League leaders on Coast radar

Joy Forsyth & Meg McElligott at Bond University   Gold Coast United Women are on the road again this weekend, a Sunday trip up the M1 to face an in-form Souths United, the current leaders of the Queensland National Premier Leagues Women’s competition.   Coming off a comprehensive win last weekend United venture to Wakerley…

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McElligott Mauls Pride

United Women celebrate a convincing win v Western Pride (photo Kelly Donnelly)       When it rains it pours for Meg McElligott.   Another six goal haul from the power forward saw Gold Coast United put Western Pride to the sword last night at Briggs Road, with the Surfsiders running out convincing 7-1 winners.…

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Women aiming for Pride

Joy Forsyth in action against Western Pride in pre-season (photo Chris Simpson)   Gold Coast Women head west tomorrow in search of a win against a Western Pride squad sitting one position above them on the ladder. The two clubs met in pre-season with the Seasiders prevailing in humid conditions in January at Robina. United…

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Coast so close to bridging The Gap

Anjel Brown in pre-season action vs Western Pride. Photo Chris Simpson   In a see-sawing affair, Gold Coast were pipped on the bell by the resilient Gap. A frenetic second half produced six goals, after the United Women lead 1-0 at the break thanks to an Anjel Brown header, her first goal for season 2018.…

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Ruehe Stepping Up

Krista Ruehe     For Krista Ruehe the chance to play for Gold Coast United in the Women’s National Premier Leagues was the motivation to return to the ‘big’ form of the game. Having competed at both National & International level in Futsal, the opportunity to step up and test her ability against the best…

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Women struggle to tame Young Roar

Neesa Doyle in action. Photo Helen Anderson   Despite an outstanding defensive display, United fell to Roar in Surfers Paradise last night. United’s Captain, Neesa Doyle, was pleased with her team’s performance, especially given the Coast were again without her centre-half partner (& vice-captain) Ellie Fryer and dangerous attacker, Dee Thompson, both ladies sidelined with…

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Shrimpton taking her chance

Kimberly Shrimpton in action. Photo Emily Bloomfield     For Robina local, Kimberly Shrimpton, the opportunity to play with a diverse group of women is helping her confidence grow. The young defender has found a home at left back in Michael Cook’s starting team for the Gold Coast United Women’s side and is making the…

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McElligott red hot

Photo of Meg McElligott celebrating some early season goals, a hat-trick against Lions pre-season. An outstanding start to season 2018 sees Meg McElligott earn her 4th inclusion in the #NPLWQLD Team of the Week after another strong performance against Mudgeeraba in Rd6. A brace from Meg and strong contributions up front from Mackenzie Akins, and…

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