North Coast Football under 16s score seven in rout of Adamstown

Lachy Montgomery with eyes locked on the ball as the North Coast score seven in the under 16s.

NORTH Coast Football kickstarted their 2023 campaign in the Premier Youth League with four wins and a draw against Newcastle’s Adamstown Rosebuds.

The under 16s scored a magnificent seven goals, defeating Adamstown 7-2 at the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Centre last Saturday.

Under 16s manager Chris Thomas provided match insights.

“The U16s played well today and bounced back after their 5-2 defeat against Valentine FC last week,” he said.

“The 16s came out firing and dominated possession and were first to score with the first half ending 5-1 ahead.

“Kai Veneziano scored a hat-trick by scoring two in the first half and one in the second half.

“The 16s were punished with the two goals by simple mistakes and this is something that Coach Darren Schaeffer has been working on at training,” said Thomas.

The under 18s made it two wins from two with a 5-1 win over Adamstown Rosebud.

North Coast led 1-0 at half time and following some crucial substitutions overwhelmed the opposition in the second half for a well deserved 5-1 victory.

The under 15s dominated possession for a 3-0 victory under new coach Phill McMullen.

The under 14s defended strongly and attacked with purpose for a comfortable 5-0 win, with Marc Rogers, Fynn Wilkinson and Eli Friel giving stand out performances.

In an end to end game, the under 13s drew 3-3 under new PYL manager Julia Etel.

North Coast will return to action on Sunday 9 April against the Lambton Jaffas at the Coffs Coast Synthetics.

The under 13s and 15s kick off at 11am with the under 14s and 16s kicking off at 12:40pm and the final match, the under 18s kicking off at 2:40pm.


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