Newcastle are reeling from the departure of Jets hero Emily van Egmond to Melbourne City, but it hasn't stopped them announcing a squad packed with young talent.

“It’s predominantly a team made up of Newcastle girls, and I’m confident they’ll do well in the Westfield W-League this season,” Deans said.

“The fans saw at the back end of last year just what our younger players especially were able to do when we had a few out, and I think that certainly bodes well for the year ahead.”

Deans was also keen to impress that there is experience in the squad, largely retained from the team that finished eighth last campaign.

Larissa Crummer and Hannah Brewer, among others, highlight the Jets team this time around.

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“The fans saw at the back end of last year just what our younger players especially were able to do when we had a few out," Deans continued.

"I think that certainly bodes well for the year ahead.”