There were goals galore in week two of the Kappa Women’s Super Cup as 12 regional clubs from Central and North Queensland sought to book a place in the next round of the inaugural knockout tournament.
The action kicked off up north on Friday 13 March, with Brothers Townsville beating Saints Souths Eagles 3-0. It was yet another convincing win for Brothers, who dispatched MA Olympic by the same scoreline last weekend.
Brothers will meet a confident Townsville Warriors side in Round 3, after the Warriors thrashed Rebels FC 11-0.
In Cairns, Leichhardt earned a famous win over arch-rivals Edge Hill on Saturday evening. In a gripping, end-to-end game, which was live streamed on NPL.TV, Leichhardt battled through a rising injury toll to take the game 3-2 after 120 minutes of football.
Leichhardt will play against Mareeba United in Round 3, after the Tablelands side beat Innisfail 7-1.
Further south, reigning Gladstone first division women’s champions Central FC defeated Clinton FC 6-4 in a thrilling local derby. Central’s American import Kallie Peurifoy, who won the Golden Boot in Gladstone last season, scored four goals including a stunning first-half hattrick.
Central are scheduled to play its Round 2 match against Capricorn Coast, with the winner of that game set to face Bluebirds United, who put six goals past Nerimbera Magpies on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Mackay Lions will play Country United on Saturday 27 March for a spot in Round 4.