Souths United extended their lead on top of the table with a victory over second-placed Lions FC, The Gap and Brisbane Roar hit double digits while Meaghan McElligott continues to find the back of the net for Gold Coast United.
Capalaba Bulldogs 2 (Thompson 42’, Latham 61’)
Eastern Suburbs 1 (Noverraz 36’)
John Frederick Sportsfields
Second half goal separates the sides
A goal from Capalaba captain Stephanie Latham just after the hour mark proved the difference in the Bulldogs’ Friday night clash with Eastern Suburbs, after the two teams went into the break at 1-1.
Capalaba will host their second home game in as many weeks in Round 14 as they welcome Lions FC, while Easts travel to Logan Lightning.
Logan Lightning 4 (Bond 8’, Pinkney 11’, Giggins 67’, Taylor 70’)
Mitchelton FC 2 (Doyle 59’, 78’)
Logan overcome top six Mitchelton
Logan Lightning capitalised on their home ground advantage, putting four goals past a Mitchelton side who have now conceded more than four goals on three occasions this season.
Mitchelton’s Fern Doyle managed a second half double to keep her team in the contest, however the home side finished the match strongly ensure all three points for the maroon and white of Logan.
The Gap FC 10 (Bohn 7’, Miller 34’, 39’, 85’, Blackburn 22’, 59’, 69’, 88’, Bodey 67’, Doro 87’)
SWQ Thunder 1 (Wyvill 84’)
Walton Bridge Reserve
Goals galore at Walton Bridge Reserve
SWQ Thunder were unable to stop The Gap’s scoring efforts on Saturday afternoon, with the Gators managing, on average, the impressive feat of a goal every nine minutes.
Ruth Blackburn scored four, Sarah Miller secured a hat trick, while Talitha Doro, Charlotte Bohl and Greta Bodey also found themselves on the scoresheet.
The Thunder scored a consolation goal through a late Elise Wyvill strike.
Western Pride FC 0
Moreton Bay United 3 (Walker 3’, 65’, Perin 73’)
Briggs Road Sporting Complex
Walker grabs a double in the west
Alexandria Walker bolstered her goal scoring tally to 10 for the season, with a double in her team’s 3-0 defeat over Western Pride FC.
Moreton Bay’s Jazmin Perin also found the back of the net, also taking her season tally to 10 goals.
Western Pride now sit on 11 competition points in 10th position, while Moreton Bay remain in the top four after their Round 13 victory.
Gold Coast United 6 (Akins 2’, Thompson 14’, 50’, McElligott 33’, 55’, 65’)
Sunshine Coast Wanderers 2 (Christmas 39’, 41’)
McElligott strikes again
Meaghan McElligott once again led her team’s attacking efforts, with the help of fellow goal scorers Deeanna Thompson and Mackenzie Akins.
Two goals in three minutes from Wanderers captain Samara Christmas ensured that her team were down by only a goal at half time. However, her side couldn’t contain the United from securing all three points.
BRFC/NTC 12 (Beaumont 11’, 18’, 34’, 39’, 40’, Palmer 24’, 37’, 58’, Davidson 49’, 53’, 78’, Noon 65’)
Mudgeeraba SC 0
Sid Bigg Park
Hat trick of hat tricks for young Roar
Brisbane Roar’s Leah Davidson, Georgia Beaumont and Hollie Palmer all managed hat tricks in their side’s 12-0 victory over Mudgeeraba SC.
Beaumont led the goal scoring efforts, scoring five in what was her first goals for 2018. Imogen Noon also contributed to the score line with a 65th minute strike.
Mudgeeraba will look to tighten their defensive screws before their next match against The Gap FC.
Souths United 3 (Norrie 56’, Rushton 65’, Chapman 92’)
Lions FC 1 (Harch 71’)
Souths secure breathing room
This contest between first and second was always going to be crucial for both sides and Souths United overcame the orange and blue of Lions FC, meaning the home side is now five points clear of second place.
Their 3-1 loss was the first of the campaign for Lions FC, whose only goal came through Lana Harch in the 71st minute.
Words: Tyler Sunderland
Image: Ky Wain