All twelve clubs will be represented in the play-offs and that is an indication that the overall strength of this division is improving.
No matter where they finished on the table, every team in every age group has made an important contribution to the quality of the competition and they are to be praised and admired for that. Best wishes go to those teams involved in the play-offs and I sincerely hope you will all enjoy the experience.
The Club Championship
PCYC Parramatta Eagles have claimed the title after they shared the points at seven apiece from their visit to fifth placed Western Panthers while Northern Tigers finished the season in second spot, five points behind Parramatta, after they earned only six points at home to sixth placed Spirit FC.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles were placed third and three points further away following their clash with fourth placed Central Coast Lightning when the clubs split the points at seven apiece.
Granville Rage finished in seventh position after they pocketed ten points at home to twelfth placed St George and Dulwich Hill were eighth following their haul of ten points from their matches at tenth placed Schofields Scorpions. Southern NSW picked up a total of twelve points on the weekend to end up at ninth and Sydney Wanderers were placed eleventh.
Central Coast Lightning are the Premiers by a margin of three points after they had a 2-2 draw with Bonnyrigg White Eagles who dropped back one place to sixth as a result while Granville Rage finished second when they posted a scoreless draw with tenth placed St George.
PCYC Parramatta Eagles moved up a place to third with a 3-0 result over Western Panthers who dropped back one place to fourth and Sydney Wanderers jumped up one spot to fifth when they were 4-2 winners over seventh placed Southern NSW who downed Schofields Scorpions 3-0 in a Round 13 catch-up match on Sunday. The twelfth placed Scorpions had beaten eleventh placed Dulwich Hill 2-1 on Saturday.
Northern Tigers ended the season in ninth place after they lost 3-1 to eighth placed Spirit FC.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles had already been crowned Premiers and their leading margin was eleven points after they were 2-1 winners over eleventh placed Central Coast Lightning while Dulwich Hill moved up one place to second when they produced a 1-0 result over Schofields Scorpions who fell back one spot to fifth.
Western Panthers dropped back to third when they played out a scoreless draw with eighth placed PCYC Parramatta Eagles and St George flew from sixth to fourth with a 1-0 win over twelfth placed Granville Rage.
Northern Tigers dropped one place to be sixth when they lost 2-1 to seventh placed Spirit FC and Southern NSW went up two places to ninth when they accounted for tenth placed Sydney Wanderers with a 2-0 scoreline.
Western Panthers are the Premiers by a margin of two points after they defeated PCYC Parramatta Eagles 2-0, a result that forced the Eagles back two places to fifth while Bonnyrigg White Eagles finished in second position thanks to their 2-1 result over seventh placed Central Coast Lightning.
Southern NSW jumped up one place to third when they posted a 1-0 win over tenth placed Sydney Wanderers and Northern Tigers went from fifth to fourth with a 2-0 victory over sixth placed Spirit FC.
Schofields Scorpions finished ninth after they lost 2-0 to eleventh placed Dulwich Hill while Granville Rage finished their commitments in tenth position following their 3-1 victory over twelfth placed St George.
PCYC Parramatta Eagles had already claimed the crown as Premiers and their final winning margin was nine points after they had a 2-0 win over twelfth placed Western Panthers while Northern Tigers ended the season in second spot even though they lost 1-0 to Spirit FC who flew from eighth to fifth.
Granville Rage were placed third after they registered a 2-1 St George win over eleventh placed and Dulwich Hill finished fourth when they drew 2-2 with eighth placed Schofields Scorpions.
Southern NSW ended the season at sixth following their 1-0 success over tenth placed Sydney Wanderers and Bonnyrigg White Eagles dropped back two places to seventh when they went down 1-0 to ninth placed Central Coast Lightning.
Central Coast Lightning were the Premiers and their winning margin was seven points after they posted a 3-0 win on forfeit over eleventh placed Bonnyrigg White Eagles while Northern Tigers finished second when they downed Spirit FC 4-0, a result that caused Spirit to drop back one place to sixth.
Western Panthers ended the season in third position when they had a 1-0 win over fourth placed PCYC Parramatta Eagles and Dulwich Hill moved up one place to fifth after they recorded a 4-1 win over tenth placed Schofields Scorpions
Granville Rage finished seventh thanks to a 3-1 victory over twelfth placed St George and Sydney Wanderers were eighth following their 3-2 win over ninth placed Southern NSW.
-By Barry Davis