Forward Roy O'Donovan
- Height 179cm
- Weight 78kg
- D.O.B. 10/8/85
Signed from our nearest rivals at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, the man from Ireland quickly became one of Newcastle’s most valuable senior players.
A prolific goal scorer for Newcastle in an injury and suspension interrupted debut season, the Jets number nine spent time throughout Great Britain with various clubs before travelling to Australia in 2015.
The highlight of his time so far with the Newcastle Jets was in round one of the 2017/18 Hyundai A-League season, when he scored a perfect first-half hat-trick against former club the Central Coast Mariners.
O’Donovan made his debut for the Jets on 9 August 2017 in the Jets’ 1-0 defeat to Adelaide United in the FFA Cup.
Hyundai A-League 2018/19
A-League: Roy’s seven month wait is over
It was an act of desperation, an attempt to score a goal in front of an assembled and bouncing sea of red and blue to send nearly 30,000 people into raptures. The margins of success in professional sport are razor-thin and when the boot of an Irishman collected the onrushing L