The glorious autumn weather has meant that we had a full round of play over the weekend and that was great for everyone concerned.
The tables still have strange look about them and that will remain the case until the catch-up matches are played. Only then will we have a true picture of the competition tables. However, there was quite a lot of movement in some of the competitions this week.
Blacktown Spartans have extended their lead on this table to sixteen points after they bagged an even dozen from their clash with fourth placed Hurstville City Minotaurs while Gladesville Ryde Magic are still in second spot following their gain of ten points from fifth placed Sydney University.
Camden Tigers have retained third place but they may be a tad disappointed that they took only five points from Fraser Park who used their eight points share to hold onto seventh spot and Springwood are still sixth despite the fact that they could only earn four points from their visit to Mt Druitt Town Rangers who used their ten points to stay at tenth.
Stanmore Hawks could only take five points from Hakoah, an outcome that has left the clubs at ninth and eleventh respectively while tenth placed Rockdale City Suns and twelfth placed Hills United shared the spoils at six points each.
Blacktown Spartans have a lead of two points at the top of the table after their 2-1 win over seventh placed Hurstville City Minotaurs while Gladesville Ryde Magic moved up one place to second when they were 5-1 winners over Sydney University who have fallen back one place to sixth.
Camden Tigers dropped from second to third when they suffered their first loss, a 1-0 result to Fraser Park who have retained fourth place and Springwood jumped up one spot to fifth with a 2-1 victory over Mt Druitt Town Rangers who fell back one place to twelfth.
Hakoah posted their first win for the season with a 2-1 scoreline over tenth placed Stanmore Hawks and that has moved the Eastern Suburbs outfit up one place to eighth while ninth placed Rockdale City Suns and eleventh placed Hills United played out a 2-2 draw and that gave the Brumbies their first point for the season.
Blacktown Spartans suffered their first loss for the season, a 1-0 result to Hurstville City, but the Spartans have managed to keep a hold on the competition lead by a single points while the Minotaurs have moved from seventh to fourth.
Second placed Gladesville Ryde Magic also went down, theirs being a 3-1 loss to Sydney University who have jumped up one place to third.
Mt Druitt Town Rangers zoomed from ninth to fifth when they were 3-0 winners over Springwood who have tumbled from third to seventh and Camden Tigers dropped back one place to sixth when they were held to a scoreless draw by Fraser Park, a result that has caused the Dragons to fall from sixth to ninth.
Stanmore Hawks climbed from tenth to eighth when they were 4-1 winners over last placed Hakoah. Hills United posted their first win for the season and they moved up three places to eighth when they defeated Rockdale City Suns 4-1, causing the Suns to take the reverse route from eighth to eleventh.
Blacktown Spartans have a table topping lead of four points after they won 3-0 over fifth placed Hurstville City Minotaurs while Fraser Park are still in second spot following their 2-1 victory over Camden Tigers who have dropped one place to seventh.
Sydney University are still third following their scoreless draw with Gladesville Ryde Magic who fell back one place to ninth and Springwood remained at fourth after they played out a 1-1 draw with Mt Druitt Town Rangers who have gone back one position to eighth.
Hakoah rocketed from ninth to sixth with a 2-0 result over Stanmore Hawks who have fallen back to last place while Rockdale City Suns and Hills United battled out a 1-1 draw, leaving the teams at eleventh and tenth respectively.
Mt Druitt Town Rangers went up two places to take the competition lead when they registered a 3-1 victory over Springwood who have dropped back three places to tenth while Hurstville City Minotaurs went back to second after their first loss, a 3-0 result to Blacktown Spartans who have risen from fourth to third.
Stanmore Hawks dropped from second to third when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Hakoah who moved up a spot to ninth and Gladesville Ryde Magic graduated from sixth to fifth with a 2-0 success over Sydney University who went back two places to seventh.
Fraser Park jumped up a place after their 2-2 draw with Camden Tigers who rose two places to sixth while Rockdale City Suns and Hills United traded places at the foot of the table after the Suns won 1-0.
Gladesville Ryde Magic are still the competition leaders after they were 4-0 winners over Sydney University who fell from fifth to seventh and Blacktown Spartans held onto second spot thanks to a solid 5-1 success over ninth placed Hurstville City Minotaurs.
Camden Tigers remained in third place with a 4-1 victory over eleventh placed Fraser Park while Rockdale City Suns are six points further back at fourth following their 2-2 draw with last placed Hills United.
Stanmore Hawks retained sixth spot after they were held to a 1-1 draw by tenth placed Hakoah and Mt Druitt Town Rangers climbed from seventh to fifth with a 3-0 result over Springwood who are still eighth.
-By Barry Davis