The Gap FC have claimed the 2018 NPLW Queensland Premiership with a dominant 4-0 victory over Moreton Bay United.
Elsewhere, BRFC/NTC continue their winning ways, Moreton Bay United have fallen out of Finals Series contention and Souths United hold onto fourth spot.
BRFC/NTC 4 (S. Freier 19’, Farmer 30’, 60’, Thomson 90’)
SWQ Thunder FC 1 (Rolfe 86’)
BRFC/NTC make it 14 in a row
BRFC/NTC have extended their winning streak to 14 games with a 4-1 win over SWQ Thunder FC at Highfields FC on Saturday afternoon.
The Roar side opened the scoring through Sharn Freier in the 19th minute, before Charlotte Farmer scored in the 30th and 60th minutes to secure her first brace of the season.
SWQ Thunder found the net in the 86th minute through Louise Rolfe, but the goal proved only consolation as the home side extended their lead with a goal to Jorja Thomson in the dying minutes of the game to secure the win.
The Roar side come up against newly-crowned Premiers The Gap FC in a catch up game tomorrow night in what will be a good test of their chances of making it all the way to the Grand Final.
Western Pride FC 2 (Hartwig 13’, Weatherby 89’ (P))
Lions FC 6 (Riding 12’, 76’, Chapman 20’, Harch 73’ (P), 85’, Schiavo 81’)
Briggs Road Sporting Complex 1
Lions put six past Pride
A Tegan Riding brace has helped Lions FC to a 6-2 win against Western Pride at Briggs Road Sporting Complex.
Riding opened the scoring in the 12th minute, before Western Pride’s Madeline Hartwig hit back with a goal just a minute later.
From then on it was all Lions, with goals to Georgia Chapman, Elizabeth Schiavo, a second for Riding and a Lana Harch double securing the win for the visitors.
Sophie Weatherby scored a consolation goal from the penalty spot in the 89th minute for the Pride.
Logan Lightning 1 (Hein 42’)
Gold Coast United 4 (Ono 70’, Elliston 73’, Cave 77’, Akins 84’)
Cornubia Park 1
United too good for Lightning
A team goal-scoring effort has helped Gold Coast United to a 4-1 victory against Logan Lightning at Cornubia Park on Saturday night.
The hosts found the back of the net first through Gabrielle Hein in the 42nd minute, but goals to Reiri Ono, Georgia Elliston, Phoebe Cave and Mackenzie Akins all in the space of 15 minutes secured the three points for the visitors.
The Gap FC 4 (Dillon 32’, Petterwood 37’, 87’, Bodey 67’)
Moreton Bay United 0
Walton Bridge Reserve 1
The Gap claim NPLW Premiership
The Gap FC have secured the NPLW Premiership after defeating Moreton Bay United 4-0 at Walton Bridge Reserve on Saturday night.
Jessica Dillon opened the scoring in the 32nd minute, before a Tiarne Petterwood brace and a Greta Bodey goal in the 67th minute sealed the win the for the hosts.
The loss sees Jets fall out of the top four, now five points behind fourth-placed Souths with one round remaining.
The Gap FC come up against in-form BRFC/NTC in a catch up game tomorrow night.
Mudgeeraba Soccer Club 1 (White 20′)
Sunshine Coast Wanderers 3 (Yang 16′, Christmas 43′, Bensted 88′)
Sid Bigg Park 1
First Wanderers win in eight games
Sunshine Coast Wanderers have recorded their first win in eight games, defeating Mudgeeraba Soccer Club 3-1 at Sid Bigg Park on Sunday afternoon.
Capalaba Bulldogs 1 (Lines 35’)
Mitchelton FC 2 (Evans 55’, 60’)
John Frederick Sportsfields 1
Mitchelton defeat Bulldogs
Mitchelton FC have recorded just their second win in five games, defeating Capalaba Bulldogs 2-1 at John Frederick Sportsfields.
The hosts opened the scoring with a goal to Vicky Lines in the 35th minute, but a second half Annie Evans brace sealed the win for Mitchelton.
Souths United 4 (Karalouka 36’, Chapman 50’, Rushton 61’, Persson 67’)
Eastern Suburbs 0
Wakerley Park 2 (synthetic pitch)
Souths strengthen finals spot
Souths United have strengthened their finals spot with a 4-0 victory over Eastern Suburbs at Wakerley Park on Sunday night.
Teani Karalouka opened the scoring in the 36th minute, before Amy Chapman netted for her 34th goal in 20 games.
Teonie Rushton and Sofie Persson both added goals in the space of ten minutes to secure the three points for the home side.
Words: Elizabeth Lepre