The Gap FC make it eight in a row, Logan defeated Western Pride and Souths United keep pressure on the top two with a win over Capalaba.
SWQ Thunder FC 2 (Jackson 51’, Lloyd 66’)
Lions FC 7 (Myers 3’, Stanley 14’, 48’, Schiavo 26’, 42’, Disavia 46’, Gunston 80’)
Clive Berghofer Stadium
Lions claim convincing win
A team scoring effort helped Lions FC to a convincing 7-2 win over SWQ Thunder FC on Saturday afternoon.
Lions took the lead early with a goal in the 3rd minute to Ashley Myers, before doubles to Tanesha Stanley and Elizabeth Schiavo and goals to Mikaela Disavia and Amy Gunston secured the three points for the visitors.
SWQ Thunder found the back of the net through second half goals to Emma Jackson and Melanie Lloyd, but it proved too little too late as Lions claimed the win with a comfortable five goal advantage.
Western Pride FC 1 (Lambi 83’)
Logan Lightning 4 (Taylor 38’, Pinkney 44’, 89’, Hein 58’)
Briggs Road Sporting Complex 1
Pinkney brace helps Logan to victory
After losing their last two, Logan Lightning recorded a strong victory against Western Pride on Saturday afternoon.
Logan’s Charlotte Taylor opened the scoring with a goal in the 38th minute, before Natalia Pinkney scored her first of two goals for the visitors just before half time.
A 58th minute goal to Logan’s Gabrielle Hein added to Logan’s lead, while Natalia Pinkney’s second in the 89th minute well and truly secured the three points for the visitors.
A goal in the 83rd minute to Zoe Lambi was the only consolation for Western Pride, who have now lost six in a row.
BRFC/NTC 3 (S. Freier & L. Freier)
Mitchelton FC 1 (Doyle)
Briggs Road Sporting Complex 1
Sisters secure victory for BRFC/NTC
BRFC/NTC secured their eighth win in a row, defeating Mitchelton FC 3-1.
A Sharn Freier double and a goal to sister Laini Freier ensured the home side claimed the three points, while a Fern Doyle goal proved only consolation for Mitchelton.
The Gap FC 6 (Blackburn 23’, 70’, Doro 39’, McLennan 54’, 66’, Petterwood 81’)
Gold Coast United 1 (Suero 1’)
Walton Bridge Reserve 1
Eight straight wins for The Gap FC
Gold Coast United scored early, but couldn’t hold off ladder leaders The Gap FC who recorded their eighth win in a row on Saturday night.
The opening goal came in the first minute of the game through Gold Coast’s Lua Suero, but it was all The Gap from then on.
Doubles to The Gap’s Ruth Blackburn and Charli McLennan and a first half goal to Talitha Doro extended the hosts’ lead, before a Tiarne Petterwood goal in the final ten minutes of the game – her 33rd goal in 20 games – sealed the convincing win for the home side.
The Gap FC remain top of the table after 21 rounds of the NPLW.
Mudgeeraba SC 0
Eastern Suburbs 4 (Roberts 10’, McKeen 20’, 88’, Holzworth 56’)
Sid Bigg Park 1
Easts keep Mudgeeraba scoreless
A Susanne McKeen brace helped Eastern Suburbs to a 4-0 victory over Mudgeeraba Soccer Club on Sunday afternoon.
Tiffany Roberts opened the scoring for Easts with a goal in the first ten minutes of the game, before McKeen extended the lead ten minutes later with her first goal of the afternoon.
A 56th minute goal to Annalese Holzworth took the visitors’ lead to three, and McKeen netted for the second time in the final minutes of the game to comfortably secure the three points for Eastern Suburbs, and deny Mudgeeraba their first win in ten games.
Souths United 1 (Chapman 55’)
Capalaba Bulldogs 0
Wakerley Park 2
Souths strengthen top three spot
Souths United strengthened their top three spot with a win over Capalaba Bulldogs on Sunday night.
The only goal of the game came in the 55th minute through Souths’ Amy Chapman – her 29th goal in 16 games for the club.
Souths kept Capalaba scoreless for the second time this season and remain in third position after 21 rounds.
Sunshine Coast Wanderers v Moreton Bay United
Thursday 19 July, 8:00pm
Ballinger Park Buderim Field 1
Words: Elizabeth Lepre
Image: Chris Simpson