It will take at least a round or two more before the tables will begin to take a realistic shape.
It is therefore difficult to describe any result as being a ?shock? or a ?surprise? just yet because the teams are still settling in to their pattern of play and trying to gain some genuine confidence in their style and approach to each game.
There were one-hundred-and-four goals scored in the twenty-nine matches played on Saturday and that has to be regarded as entertainment-plus for all concerned.
PCYC Parramatta remained in the top spot on the table after they bagged thirteen points from their encounter with Central Coast Lightning who have slipped back four places to tenth while Western Panthers rocketed up the ladder to second spot when they took all fifteen points from their visit to Sydney Wanderers who have fallen two places to twelfth.
Macarthur Rams skidded backward from second to third when they shared the points at seven apiece with Northern Tigers who remained at eighth and Schofields Scorpions moved up one place to fourth when they earned nine points from the local derby with Blacktown Spartans who retained sixth position.
Dulwich Hill climbed from seventh to fourth thanks to the ten points they took from Granville Rage who have remained in twelfth place while Southern NSW went up two places to ninth when they shared the points at six apiece with Spirit FC who promptly dropped from fourth to sixth.
PCYC Parramatta moved up one place to take over at the top of the table with a stunning 5-0 result over last week?s front runner Central Coast Lightning who are now third while Schofields Scorpions climbed from fourth to second when they won a seven goal thriller by the odd goal over Blacktown Spartans who dropped back three places to sixth.
Macarthur Rams flew from seventh to fourth after they were 3-1 winners over Northern Tigers who are now twelfth and Southern NSW scampered from eighth to fifth when they posted a 5-3 victory over Spirit FC who plummeted from fifth to ninth.
Dulwich Hill dropped back one place to seventh when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Granville Rage who moved up to eleventh and Western Panthers went from tenth to eighth with a 5-2 win over Sydney Wanderers who have slipped back to tenth.
PCYC Parramatta held onto their perfect record and moved into the top spot when they came up with a 2-1 result over Central Coast Lightning who have fallen from third to sixth while Southern NSW slipped back from first to fourth after they were beaten 4-0 by Spirit FC who rocketed from ninth to fifth.
Northern Tigers moved up two places to second when they recorded a 1-0 victory over Macarthur Rams who slipped from sixth to eighth and Blacktown Spartans rose two places to third when they were 2-0 winners over Schofields Scorpions who slipped backwards three places to tenth.
Granville Rage tumbled from eighth to eleventh when they went down 2-1 to Dulwich Hill who promptly rose from twelfth to ninth Western Panthers went from tenth to seventh with a 2-1 result over last placed Sydney Wanderers.
Western Panthers have now won three times from as many games to top the table after they posted a 2-1 success over eleventh placed Sydney Wanderers while PCYC Parramatta are two points behind the front runners in second spot following their 2-0 result over Central Coast Lightning who dropped back two places to eighth.
Schofields Scorpions scooted from fifth to third with a 2-1 victory over tenth placed Blacktown Spartans and Northern Tigers fell back one place to fourth when they were held to a scoreless draw by ninth placed Macarthur Rams.
Granville Rage slipped from fourth to sixth when they were beaten 5-0 by Dulwich Hill who immediately jumped from tenth to seventh and Southern NSW jumped two places to fifth with a 3-2 success over twelfth placed Spirit FC.
Macarthur Rams maintained their perfect start to the season with a win by the odd goal in seven in a thriller against Northern Tigers who have dropped back one place to ninth while Spirit FC were also able to take their record to three wins from as many matches when they were 2-0 winners over twelfth placed Southern NSW.
Blacktown Spartans remained in third position when they posted a 2-0 result over Schofields Scorpions who have gone from ninth to tenth and Western Panthers climbed upward on place to fourth after they won 2-0 over Sydney Wanderers who tumbled from fourth to sixth.
Dulwich Hill went back two places to eighth following their 4-1 loss to Granville Rage who jumped three places to be seventh while PCYC Parramatta moved from seventh to fifth thanks to their 1-0 victory over eleventh placed Central Coast Lightning.
Competition leaders Dulwich Hill have now recorded the maximum possible points from the opening matches with their third consecutive win being a 3-1 result over Granville Rage who dropped back one place to seventh while Schofields Scorpions retained second spot with a 2-1 win over Blacktown Spartans who went from seventh to ninth.
Northern Tigers flew from fifth to third with a 3-2 victory over Macarthur Rams who fell back one place to fifth and Spirit FC slipped from third to fourth when their match against tenth placed Southern NSW was deferred.
Western Panthers soared up two spots with a 2-0 result over twelfth placed Sydney Wanderers while Central Coast Lightning moved one place to eighth following their 1-1 draw with tenth placed PCYC Parramatta.
-By Barry Davis