Jets Youth defeat AIS 4 - 1

Newcastle Jets Youth side opened their season with a convincing 4 - 1 victory over the AIS

The Newcastle Jets have opened their National Youth League season with a convincing 4-1 win over the Australian Institute of Sport at Adamstown Oval on Saturday afternoon.

Newcastle midfielder Jon Griffiths grabbed the opener in the seventh minute of the match before James Virgili slotted home just before half-time.

The Jets made it 3-0 when Fabian Iacovelli scored a penalty in the 81st minute before Corey Brown pinched one back for the AIS five minutes before full-time. Newcastle sealed the victory when Scott Pettit volleyed home in stoppage time.

Newcastle Jets 4 (Griffiths 7, Virgili 42, Iacovelli 81pen, Pettit 90+1)

AIS 1 (Brown 85)