Premier Youth League Round 3 Wrap


Grade 13
Marconi Stallions scooted to the top of the table when they maintained their unblemished record with a 3-1 victory over Sydney Olympic and they have Sutherland Shire Sharks right on their tails on goal difference after the Sharks  downed the previously unbeaten Manly United FC 2-1.
Three points further back are A.P.I.A. Leichhardt Tigers who are third following their 3-1 success over Wollongong Wolves while West Sydney Berries are fourth on goal difference after they suffered a 2-0 loss to Penrith Nepean United who posted their first three-pointer for the season.
Blacktown City Demons dropped back to sixth after they suffered their second loss of the campaign when Macarthur Rams won 2-1, their first victory in the top flight. Sydney United were another team to register a first win when they defeated Bankstown City Lions 3-0.
Grade 14
Blacktown City Demons have established a lead of three points at the top of the table thanks to a 3-0 midweek win over NSWIS Girls and then a 2-1 victory over Macarthur Rams on Sunday.
In second spot are Sutherland Shire Sharks following their emphatic 4-0 home win over Manly United FC and Marconi Stallions are occupying third place after their very solid 4-0 result over twelfth placed Sydney Olympic.
Penrith Nepean United are three points further away in fourth position, up three places from last week, after they registered a 1-0 victory over West Sydney Berries who have dropped back two places to sixth. A.P.I.A. Leichhardt Tigers moved up three places to third with a 3-1 result at Wollongong Wolves and Sydney United had their first win, a 1-0 result from their visit to Bankstown City Lions, leaving the teams in ninth and eighth places respectively.
Grade 15
Wollongong Wolves moved to the top of the table with a 7-3 win at home to A.P.I.A. Leichhardt Tigers who subsequently fell from third to sixth while Blacktown City Demons jumped up four places to be second on goal difference with a 2-1 home win over Macarthur Rams who dropped from fifth to sixth. The Demons had also posted a 5-0 victory in their midweek clash with NSWIS Girls.
Marconi Stallions are two points further back at third after their 3-1 home win over Sydney Olympic and Bankstown City Lions fell from first to fourth following their 2-1 away loss to Sydney United who shot up four places to fifth as a result.
Sutherland Shire Sharks are still seventh after their home clash with Manly United FC ended at 1-1, one of only two draws over the weekend while Penrith Nepean United registered their first win for the season with a 1-0 victory over West Sydney Berries who are yet to open their account.
Grade 16
Manly United FC maintained the top spot and their unblemished record with a 2-1 success at Sutherland Shire Sharks and A.P.I.A. Leichhardt Tigers moved up from fourth to second with a 1-0 result from their trip to Wollongong Wolves who fell back one place to fourth.
Bankstown City Lions are third on goal difference thanks to a 1-0 home win over Sydney United who have gone from fifth to eighth while Blacktown City Demons rose two places to be fifth after they played out a scoreless draw with sixth placed Macarthur Rams.
Marconi Stallions posted their first three-pointer with a 2-0 result over the previously unbeaten Sydney Olympic and ninth placed Penrith Nepean United was another first-time winner when they downed eleventh placed West Sydney Berries by a 2-0 scoreline.
Grade 18
A.P.I.A. Leichhardt Tigers maintained their unbeaten record and they remained at the top of the table on goal difference thanks to an away win over Wollongong Wolves by the odd goal in seven. Penrith Nepean United are also undefeated and in second spot after they recorded a handy 3-0 success over West Sydney Berries.
Completing the unbeaten trio are Blacktown City Demons who are third following their 3-1 victory over Macarthur Rams. Marconi Stallions are three points further back at fourth thanks to their 2-1 home win over Sydney Olympic who dropped two places to fifth on goal difference.
Bankstown City Lions are sixth courtesy of a 2-1 win at home to Sydney United for whom this was a first loss and Manly United FC shot up four places to seventh with a 5-3 victory at Sutherland Shire Sharks who are yet to open their points account.
The Youth League Report
by Barry Davis
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