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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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Female Football on the Coast the real winner!

Photo (l to r) John White (President, Mudgeeraba SC), Ailie Rennie (Mudgeeraba), Faye Rodd, Neesa Doyle (GCU), Paul Rushton (Football Gold Coast), Danny Maher (President Gold Coast United)     United & Mudgeeraba share the spoils in last night’s pulsating Women’s derby in Robina.   The first encounter between the two first-time NPL Clubs delivered…

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Fitting finale to Coast Female Football Week

  This year’s Female Football Week on the Gold Coast draws to an exciting end when local NPL newcomers, Gold Coast United and Mudgeeraba battle it out at Robina this afternoon for the inaugural Faye Rodd Cup.   Faye Rodd is a long serving ambassador for women’s football on the Gold Coast. A life member…

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Women wallop Thunder

Photo – David Lobwein @DSLPhotography   In hot & humid conditions in Gatton yesterday, the Gold Coast United Women put the Thunder to the sword, running out 8-1 winners in a lop-sided contest.   Power forward, Meg McElligott, was the chief destroyer bagging a double hat-trick in a destructive 20 minute burst.   Attackers Mackenzie…

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Slow start sinks chances

Photo – provided by Lions FC A slow start spoiled Gold Coast’s hopes of salvaging anything from last night’s rd3 NPLWQLD match against Lions at Richlands. Some scratchy defending and injuries to key players saw the Senior Women’s side behind the 8 ball early against league front-runners Lions. The home side opened the scoring on…

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GCU Women face rampant Lions

Photo – Brian Usher @OceanRoadMagazine Game Day – Rd3 Women’s & Girls NPL An away trip to face Lions for the GCU Ladies and girls today in rd3 of the #NPLWQLD competition. After a win at home in rd2, the Women’s squad takes some confidence into this match against a Lions side unbeaten in two…

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