March 16th/17th Results + Match of the Round

NPL1 
Sharks 0 – 1 Hakoah
Marconi 1 – 2 Rockdale
Mt Druitt – Sydney Olympic (Washed out)
Blacktown City 0 – 1 SU58
Manly 1 – 1 Sydney FC
APIA 0 – 3 Wolves

Match of the round has to go to Wollongong Wolves this week for their 3-0 triumph over last years finalists and 2017 premiers APIA Leichhardt Tigers.
Thomas James got onto the scoresheet and bagged himself a hattrick to add to his goal against Manly in round 1, quickly earning himself a cult hero status.
The Wolves turn their attention next week to SU58 who will a tough test at home

NPL2
Bonnyrigg – Mounties (Washed out)
Spirit 3 – 2 Rydalmere
St George 3 -1 Canterbury Bankstown
Rams 0 – 3 North Shore Mariners
Northern Tigers 2 – 3 Hills United
WSW 3 – 1 Blacktown Spartans
St George City – CCM (Washed Out)

As much as we’d love to have a laugh and declare the rain to have played in two matches of the week, this week it goes to Spirit and their tight win over Rydalmere. Locked at 1-1 going into the break, Spirit maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a gritty win over the Lions who piled on the pressure late in the game.

Spirit maintain their lead at the top of the table, 3 points ahead of the chasing pack.

NPL3
Dunbar 1 – 1 SD Raiders
WNSW 0 – 4 Dulwich Hill
Hawkesbury – Stanmore (Washed Out)
Parramatta – Inter Lions (Washed Out)
Sydneu Uni 3 – 0 Camden Tigers
Bankstown United 2 – 2 Bankstown Lions
Gladesville Ryde – Rage (Tonight)

Round 2s match of the round goes to the Bankstown derby on the new synthetic pitch at Jensen Park.
Lions took a 1 nil lead into the break before Mitch Cross and Sean Robertson fired in 2 goals to switch the lead to United. However it wasn’t meant to be as the Lions clawed their way back to share the spoils. Bragging rights will have to wait til later in the year.

State League
Yeah we’re as disappointed as everyone else that we have to wait another week. These are the fixtures though:
Nepean v CCU
Fraser Park v Minotaurs
Flame v Condors
Prospect v Balmain
Gazy v Hurstville Zagreb
UNSW v Bye



Image credit: Wollongong Wolves/Pedro Garcia Photography




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