Jets’ Georgia Beaumont will head south in two weeks to play professional W-League football for the first time.
The 18-year-old striker has signed for Adelaide United for the 2021-22 season, which kicks-off at the start of December.
“I’m really excited to be going, to have a new environment with new girls and a new network to support me …. and push me,” Georgia said.
“After the last game here (v Sunshine Coast Wanderers, October 8), I’ll have a week to get organised and go down there.”
Georgia was recommended by her agent when Adelaide was searching for a forward and joins a growing number of Jets in the W-League and A-League.
“Adrian Stenta (Adelaide’s Head Women’s Coach) reached out and was really keen on me from day one,” Georgia said.
“Last season Adelaide only missed on the finals by one point. They did really well and I hope I can contribute to team.”
Announcing the signing on the Adelaide United website Stenta said: “Georgia is a smart striker with a lot of potential. “At the local level she’s a proven goal-scorer and I’m confident those promising displays can translate to the A-League Women’s season. “Georgia also has experience of representing her country with the Junior Matildas and I’m sure she will fit right into our team.”
Georgia started at Mitchelton, then joined Jets, scoring 37 goals in 20 games for our Under 13s in 2016 and 13 in 17 games for the Under 15s a year later.
She stepped up to the Brisbane Roar/NTC for three years, working with Jets’ current head coach David Da Silva and played for the Junior Matildas in 2019.
This season Georgia started with The Gap in the NPLW, before coming back to Jets in August and scoring twice in five matches, so far.
But soon, beside Moreton Bay United on her footballing resume, will be Adelaide United.
“All W-League coaches are watching this league and any NPL game to spot any players they can,” Georgia said.
“You just have to perform where ever you are playing. Anything can happen. Have confidence and play the best you can.”
Once the W-League season finished, Georgia added: “I’d love to come back home and play for Moreton Bay United."