A late second goal from striker Adam Taggart earned Perth Glory an away point in a 2-2 A-League thriller at Newcastle Jets.
The Jets looked set to start their season with successive wins until Taggart struck with a well-placed header in second-half stoppage time.
As they had done last week, Newcastle came from behind after Taggart flicked home a fine right-wing cross from Diego Castro in the eighth minute to put Perth in front.
Roy O'Donovan followed up his hat trick in the Jets' 5-1 opening round...
Newcastle marquee star Ronald Vargas is flattered at being described as a "Rolls Royce" recruit after a dream A-League debut.
But the Venezuelan international insists the team still have plenty more under the bonnet after a thumping 5-1 derby victory away to Central Coast.
It is the most goals the Jets have scored in a match for three-and-a-half years. After finishing last season as the A-League's worst-attacking side, long-suffering supporters are daring to dream of ending their seven-year finals...
Striker Roy O'Donovan bagged a first-half A-League hat-trick to help the Newcastle Jets thrash his former club Central Coast 5-1 in Gosford on Saturday.
O'Donovan, who was the Mariners' top scorer in each of his two seasons, was booed on Saturday by some of the home fans.
But the jeers were soon overwhelmed by the cheers of the away supporters, in the crowd of 12,044. The 32-year-old Irishman had three goals on the board inside 38 minutes and he helped overturn an early deficit.
O'Donovan also supplied...
A massive turnover of players across most clubs helped ease the pain of another interminable off-season for A-League fans, but the time has finally arrived for all 10 sides to deliver on the pitch.
Western Sydney Wanderers saw coach Tony Popovic walk out on the eve of their campaign to accept a job in Turkey, with assistant Hayden Foxe taking over as caretaker for Sunday's home match against Perth Glory.
The highlight of the opening weekend is Saturday's Grand Final replay between Melbourne Victory...