Jets Fight Hard But Sky Blues Take The Points

Newcastle Jets 1–2 Sydney FC By Kris Goman. Sydney made the trip north up the highway to McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle for this third round W League clash. Sydney went into the game coming off a win against cross city rivals Western Sydney Wanderers and Newcastle came off a loss to the Wanderers, bothContinue reading “Jets Fight Hard But Sky Blues Take The Points”

Two Stunning Strikes Leaves Fans Roaring

Brisbane Roar 1–1 Canberra United By Kieran Yap. The star studded Brisbane Roar against the in-form Canberra United had all the ingredients for a blockbuster encounter, both sides met on a windy Thursday night undefeated with Canberra on fire in front of goal and The Roar yet to concede despite their trouble finding the backContinue reading “Two Stunning Strikes Leaves Fans Roaring”

Roar Denied A Goal Or Victory Again

Melbourne Victory 0-0 Brisbane Roar By Kieran Yap Brisbane Roar’s visit to Melbourne Victory had much to excite fans and neutrals alike. The Queensland side boasted the most concentrated group of Matildas in the league, in Gorry, Yallop, Gielnik and Polkinghorne while Melbourne’s fans were excited by the returns of Lisa De Vanna and KyraContinue reading “Roar Denied A Goal Or Victory Again”

Last Gasp Wonder Goal Sends Canberra Top

Canberra United 2–1 Melbourne City By Ben Gilby. Defending champions Melbourne City’s disappointing start to the new W League season continued after a 2-1 defeat to a Canberra United side thanks to a stunning strike by Nikki Flannery at the death. Canberra’s defence almost gifted City a goal in the opening ninety seconds when aContinue reading “Last Gasp Wonder Goal Sends Canberra Top”

Jets Efforts Not Rewarded After Galea’s Double

Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 Newcastle Jets By Kris Goman. This was the first W League match being played at the Wanderers Centre of Football. The pitch looked good but there’s a stand only on one side with high fencing around the other three sides.  Consequently we were left with the spectacle of photographers standing onContinue reading “Jets Efforts Not Rewarded After Galea’s Double”

Ella Mastrantonio Speaks To Impetus

Ben Gilby spoke to Australian international and Bristol City midfielder Ella Mastrantonio about her move to England, life at Bristol City Women, her experiences playing for the Matildas and the future of the Australian women’s game. Ella Mastrantonio is from Fremantle, Western Australia. She has six caps for the ‘Matildas’, Australia’s national women’s team afterContinue reading “Ella Mastrantonio Speaks To Impetus”

Returning Hero Heyman Settles Classic

Canberra United 4-3 Adelaide United By Kieran Yap This game was a classic, by the end of the evening even Canberra’s returning star Michelle Heyman looked like she could barely believe what she had been a part of. This game had everything, seven goals, one hat-trick, two long range rockets and end –to-end football forContinue reading “Returning Hero Heyman Settles Classic”

Princess Perfect Seals Derby Day Revenge For Sydney

Western Sydney Wanderers 0-3 Sydney FC By Kris Goman. Featuring Kris Goman’s photos which are EXCLUSIVE TO IMPETUS. Sydney FC fronted up to Wanderland (Bankwest Stadium) against Western Sydney Wanderers in the Sydney derby to gain revenge for the 5-0 thrashing they received on their last visit to Parramatta. However, Wanderers have a very different team nowContinue reading “Princess Perfect Seals Derby Day Revenge For Sydney”

Magnificent Micah Prevents Brisbane’s Roar

Brisbane Roar 0-0 Melbourne City By Ben Gilby Brisbane Roar totally dominated defending champions Melbourne City in the season opener at Dolphin Stadium, but a combination of below par finishing and some outstanding saves by City keeper Teagan Micah ensured that it was a frustrating afternoon for the Queensland side. Roar were absolutely rampant fromContinue reading “Magnificent Micah Prevents Brisbane’s Roar”

2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased

In this second part of his review of the year on Impetus, site founder Ben Gilby focuses on October to December, months when the influence of one article on an Australian international transformed the site from one with a small but loyal UK based readership to one with a large global one. It was aContinue reading “2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased”