Newcastle Jets forward Lara Gooch on scoring her first A-League goal

Renee Valentine
Updated November 20 2023 - 5:55pm, first published 11:00am
Eighteen-year-old Newcastle Jets forward Lara Gooch was in the thick of the action against Melbourne City at No.2 Sportsground on Sunday. Pictures by Peter Lorimer

Lara Gooch admits she is a touch starstruck playing alongside home-grown Matildas star Emily van Egmond, but the teenage talent plans to soak up every minute.

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Renee Valentine

Renee Valentine

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Renee Valentine is a sports journalist with more than 20 years of experience in Newcastle. She is passionate about increasing the visibility of sportswomen in the media. Got a sports story, email Renee at

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