Albion Park White Eagles 5 (Eliza Cowan 47’, 89’, Michelle Foscarini 54’ 65’, Rylee Mcgartland 70’) Shellharbour Scorpions 1 (Ariana Fleming 25’)
It was a tough afternoon for Shellharbour Scorpions on Sunday, falling to League Champions Albion Park White Eagles, 5-1.
An error by APWE, gave the visitors the lead in the 25th minute of the match when Ariana Fleming slotted the ball into the back of the net.
With just one goal in the first-half, Shellharbour Scorpions went into the break with a 1-0 lead over the home side.
Just minutes into the second half, two quick-fire goals from Eliza Cowan and Michelle Foscarini saw APWE immediately take the lead.
10 minutes later, Foscarini bagged her second for the match before Rylee Mcgartland made it four from a corner ball.
The match wasn’t over just yet with Cowan successfully finishing the ball from a one-on-one with the keeper, scoring her second for the day.
APWE will travel to Thomas Gibson Park this Sunday afternoon for a top of the table clash against the Thirroul Thunderbirds who currently sit in first place, with a game at hand for the White Eagles.
Meanwhile, the Shellharbour Scorpions will host the Warilla Wanderers at Myimbarr Park, also on Sunday afternoon.
Woonona 0 Thirroul Thunderbirds 2 (Kirsten Ward 8’, Cara Baker 56’)
Thirroul Thunderbirds proved to be too strong on Sunday, after taking home a 2-0 win at Ocean Park over Woonona.
The Thunderbirds set the bar high early in the match with a neat goal by Kristen Ward just 8 minutes in.
Both sides were defending well, as they continued the remainder of the first-half goalless, with Thirroul going into half-time with an early 1-0 lead.
Both sides had chances in the second half, but it was a goal from Cara Baker who secured the Thunderbirds a 2-0 victory.
Thirroul will need to keep up their intensity this Sunday afternoon as they go head-to-head with League Champions, Albion Park White Eagles.
Woonona will travel to Kooloobong Oval this weekend for what will also be an intense match against University, with both teams’ currently sitting on equal points on the table, with a game at hand for both sides.
University 3 (Tahlia Petrovski 27’, 37’, 86’) Bulli 0
University calmly picked up three points at home, defeating newcomers Bulli 3-0 on Sunday afternoon.
The Unicorns took the lead in the 27th minute with a goal from a well-executed Tahlia Petrovski.
Just 10 minutes later Petrovski scored her second, going into the half-time break leading 2-0 over Bulli.
Bulli put in the effort, but there was no stopping Petrovski who scored a hat-trick for the home side, defeating Bulli 3-0.
University will host a strong Woonona side this Sunday afternoon at Kooloobong Oval, whilst Bulli will host Kiama Quarriers, who currently sit fifth place on the ladder.
Story – Alison Dinh
Photo – Kiah Hufton