WNPL Preview - Round 10

Women's NPL SA 2019, Round: 10

Adelaide Comets vs Adelaide City FC
Venue: Adelaide City Park
Date: 10/05/2019 06:15 PM


Due to a late fixture change, Adelaide Comets host Adelaide City tonight at Adelaide City Park. Comets will be looking towards new recruit Georgie Nicola to work her magic and score a few goals past City’s Kendall Jenner. Adelaide City will be out to extend their current 4 point lead at the top of table. Comets though will be out to show the league that they are not here for just one season. with a few more signings to come, Comets will be sure to get some wins on the board and prove the doubters wrong. A shock upset against the league leaders is just what coach tony Mansueto needs to boost his sides energy after they have been so close in many matches this season. Having lost 4 of their 7 matches this season by 1 goal, Comets will be out to show that they can last the full 90 against top opposition.

Adelaide Comets line-up: 1. Tessa Touchette (GK), 2. Vanja Todorovic, 4. Georgia Johnson (C), 7. Elise Garlick, 9. Victoria Mansueto, 11. Emma Wiltshire, 14. Rachel Hampton, 16. Sarah Chappel, 18. Aurianne Warley, 23. Caitlin Stalker, 31. Rosie Coleman (GK), 44. Albane Navicet, 47. Courtney Dowling, 49. Georgie Nicola, 50. Lea Abadou
Coaches: Tony Mansueto, Arthur Skrembos, Jim Tsialafos, Alex Savva
Team Staff: Jeanette Chappel, Steffan Bastians, James Frantzis

Adelaide City FC line-up: 1. Kendall Jenner (GK), 2. Alicia Nickolas, 3. Matilda Mcnamara, 4. Daniela Di Bartolo, 5. Alyce Macauley, 6. Nora Peat, 8. Dylan Holmes, 10. Chelsie Dawber, 12. Georgia Campagnale, 13. Alison Atkins, 16. Isobel Dahlen-Flight, 17. Tiarn Powell (C), 19. Daphne Mcleod, 33. Nanako Sasaki, 40. Yuka Sasaki, 50. Abbey Lucas
Coaches: Mitchell Daly, Brian Gale
Team Staff: Seymour Di Bartolo, Rachael Jaensch

FFSA NTC vs Salisbury Inter
Venue: VALO Football Centre 
Date: 10/05/2019 08:15 PM


Salisbury Inter will look to continue their breakout season in the WNPL with another win over league battlers, FFSA NTC. NTC has improved every week since Round 1, even notching up a 3-0 win over West Adelaide in Round 8. FFSA would have been under the pump at training this week, ensuring they will be capable of stopping the powerhouses of Emily Condon and Nicole Calder. Salisbury Inter will look to continue to climb the ladder. Currently sitting with 19 points, Inter has already gotten more points this season, than their total finishing points for their previous two WNPL seasons. Coach Tracey Jenkins will look to continue reshaping this team into a final’s contender with a win over the NTC. NTC, however, will be sure to show the league why they are the best young talent in the state and look for their second upset in as many weeks come tonight. 

FFSA NTC  line-up: 1. Erin Murphy (GK), 2. Zoe Tolland, 3. Michaela Belmonte, 6. Ella Tonkin, 8. Gabriella Demarco, 11. Lara Kirkby, 15. Sarah Branford, 17. Lily Di Cola, 19. Ellie Sparrow, 20. Abbey Burns, 22. Inana Toovey (GK), 24. Abby Middleton, 33. Katie Bowler, 52. khal adam khan
Coaches: Michele Lastella, Michael Moularas, Mark Lobianco, Dylan Lucas
Team Staff: Sharee Mcnamara, Airton Andrioli, Jason Collins

Salisbury Inter line-up: 1. Sian Mclaren (GK), 2. Melanie Comyns, 3. Hannah Custance, 5. Esther M Heywood-smith, 6. Chantelle Ryder (C), 8. Nicole Calder, 10. Emily Condon, 11. Nicola Frazzetto, 14. Jasmine Hurst, 15. Sarah Taylor, 17. Romy Franceschilli, 20. Erin Hood, 26. Sinead Parobiec, 30. Sofia Tipouikidis
Coaches: Tracey Jenkins, Darran King, Brad Donovan, Phil Hallard
Team Staff: Tamara Simeoni, Michael Robinson, Daniela Marlitsis

Fulham United vs Adelaide University
Venue: West Beach Parks Football Centre
Date: 11/05/2019 05:00 PM


The second doubleheader of the weekend will see Fulham play host to ‘double-header debutants’ Adelaide University. With Fulham recently boosting their squad with W-League and AFLW star player, Jenna Mccormick, the team will be looking to climb from the bottom of the table. Adelaide Uni started the season phenomenally well only losing one game in their opening 5 matches. However, the squad has had 3 consecutive losses, not being on the winner’s side since early April. They will be out there on Saturday to close the gap to the top 4 and ensure finals is still on the cards for season 2019. Fulham will look to their experience this weekend to boost their young squad and prove why they are a powerhouse club in women’s football.

Fulham United line-up: 1. Matilda Comley (GK), 4. Natasha Vella (C), 5. Jenna Mccormick, 9. Monique Varricchio, 10. Amielia Ebbs, 11. Sarah Hunt, 12. Katherine Ebbs, 13. Hannah Jenkin, 14. Laura Niejalke, 15. Sharni Tansell, 16. Caitlin Le Roux, 21. Jessica Benzi, 22. Mellanye Targino
Coaches: John Ebbs, Ayoub Hassine
Team Staff: Angelina Comley, Dean Spurling, Antony Tedesco, Valentino Esposito

Adelaide University line-up: 1. Evelyn Goldsmith (GK), 2. Elle Pirintzis, 3. Elysha Magor, 4. Gemma Macfarlane, 7. Mia Lundquist, 8. Meleri Mullan, 10. Georgia Iannella, 11. Laura Johns (C), 12. Georgia Box, 13. Mabel Day, 15. Velvet Klass, 17. Natalie Hayman, 19. Deva Kljajic, 21. Daisy Allen, 27. Olivia Hayes, 30. Mawa Sumaoro
Coaches: Kosta Jaric, Andrej Djakovic, Mark Bosio, Hayley Truskewycz
Team Staff: Giorgio Profiris, Thierry Folly, Alex Macdonald

Metro United WFC vs West Adelaide
Venue: TK Shutter Reserve
Date: 11/05/2019 05:30 PM



Metro United play host in one of two doubleheaders this Mother’s Day weekend. This much-anticipated fixture between Metro and West will take place after the Men’s NPL fixture. The last time these two teams met at TK Shutter reserve in June 2018, Metro ran out 2-1 victors. However, with TK showing off their new synthetic pitch, the match is there for anyone’s taking. West Adelaide will be out for redemption after their 2-1 loss to Metro in Round 3. Metro, however, will aim to close the gap to league leaders Adelaide City, and a loss will give some breathing space to City. Metro has Laura Stockdale and Kristy Moore who has been in red hot form in recent weeks putting the West Adelaide defence on high alert. West Adelaide though has Georgia Macri showing her talent by scoring goals for fun this season. with Olivia Beer back in as number 1 keeper for Metro, she will be tested on Saturday Night.

Metro United WFC line-up: 1. Olivia Beer (GK), 2. Ebony Kyriacou, 6. Laura Stockdale, 7. Millie Scott, 8. Chrissy Panagaris, 9. Roxann Dodd, 10. Eleanor Bills, 12. Rochelle Kuhar, 13. Vanessa Reed, 14. Donna Cockayne, 15. Mirella Scalzi, 17. Stella Rigon (C), 18. Isabella Scalzi, 23. Kristy Moore, 55. Olivia Bunge, 81. Jessica Signoriello
Coaches: Antonio Scalzi, Brenton Ellul
Team Staff: Elizabeth Mcgrath, Terry Kyriacou, Andreas Zacharia

West Adelaide line-up: 1. Sarah Willacy, 2. Elena Psaroulis, 4. Abby Touchette, 5. Christie Hillyer, 8. Georgia Macri, 10. Chrissa Pavlomanolakos, 12. Nicole Tilley, 13. Maddie DuRieu, 15. Anna Pritchard, 17. Dragana Kljajic, 19. Mina Nishitani, 25. Matika Hilliard-Faulkner, 28. Siena Covino, 29. Nenita Burgess, 76. Zafiro Papanikitas
Coaches: Adrian Santrac, Paul Giannaras, Christina Papageorgiou, Eric Sialas
Team Staff: Julie Ocego-Kingsley, Carla Magnera, Vasilios Pantelis