Flying start to the season

Brisbane Valley Soccer Club U16B Eagles side after their 4-2 win over the Beaudesert Rangers on 13 April. Picture: JESSE HAMILTON

The Brisbane Valley Soccer Club U16B Eagles side is starting their season flying high, putting in a dominant performance to outmuscle the Beaudesert Rangers 4-2 on 13 April.

The under 16 side were one of 28 Brisbane Valley teams who competed throughout the weekend to open the soccer season.

U16B Eagles coach Max Jaramenko said the side aims to play a heads-up attack-oriented style of play.

“I’m impressed with how well they’ve progressed from the first couple of training sessions,” he said.

“It’s definitely more of an attacking style of play, we love scoring goals.”

The U16B side were premiers in the bottom division of the 15s last year and have progressed to the top division of the under-16s in 2024.

Brisbane Valley Soccer Club have grown from 21 to 28 teams in 2024, with the club experiencing a jump from 190 players two seasons ago to 390.