Tiger Turf Cup Round 2 matches announced

Super League and State League 1 clubs have now joined in the festivities with the aim of challenging for the elusive Tiger Turf Cup amongst a number of State League 2 and Association club hopefuls.
It has been a remarkable run for a number of Association clubs who have thus far defeated some quality opposition in reaching round 2 of the Tiger Turf Cup.
Six matches are scheduled for the 29th of April will the remaining fourteen will be played on the 6th of May.
Northern Beaches based side Collaroy Cromer Strikers will be hoping that their fruitful run continues in the Cup when they take on State League 1 giants Inter Lions at St. Matthews Farm Reserve.
Southern Districts outfit Fairfield Hotspurs will be facing stiff opposition when they tackle State League 2 side Camden Tigers under lights at Smithfield Park, the scene where the Hotspurs destroyed State League 2 side Penang FC 4-1.
One of the highly fancied Association sides, Eastern Suburb?s Lokomotiv Cove face a tough task when they head off to Mona Park in challenging State League 2 side Roosters FC. The Cove coached by Chris Karatzis have hit all the right headlines with an impressive run having defeated Hawkesbury City in the Preliminary Round of the Cup before defeating 2008 Illawarra Premier League champions Albion Park White Eagles in Round 1. The club boosts the likes of former Sydney United ace Paul Bilokapic and ex-Queensland Roar skipper Chad Gibson will line-up in what will be a mouth-watering affair.
Super League giants PCYC Parramatta Eagles kick off their Tiger Turf Cup campaign when they host State League 1 side Stanmore Hawks at Melita Stadium while rivals Macarthur Rams tackle Southern Tableands Football Association with former Wollongong Wolves striker Daniel Aliffi headlining the Association side?s attack at Lynwood Park.
In other key matches, Gladesville Hornsby based Association side Eastwood St. Andrews will be certainly seen as the ?under dogs? with their clash against Super League heavyweights Rockdale City Suns at Christie Park. This match will be a double header as following this clash, Spirit FC tackled UNSW.
Super League outfit Fraser Park will not have it that easy when they tackle St George Association side Kograh Waratahs at Fraser Park. The Waratahs boost a significant line-up with player/manager Michael Kladis running the show alongside the likes of ex-Sydney Olympic NSL player Elias Augerinos, goalkeeper Michael Vais, former St George and Fraser Park defender Nick Bolianitis, ex-St George midfielder Max Sevares and former Saints striker Emmanuel Papageorgiou all set to shape up for the Kograh based side.
Port Kembla will be flying the Illawarra Premier League flag as they face State League 2 frontrunners Blacktown Spartans at Francis Park. The South Coast based side had it tough in round 1 when they just got by Bankstown Association side Yagoona Lions 2-1.
Round 3 of the Tiger Turf Cup will see all the TeleChoice Premier League side?s enter the fray with these clubs finalising the entire Cup competition.
Round 2 Tiger Turf Cup
Collaroy Cromer Strikers v Inter Lions – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – St. Matthews Farm Reserve
Fairfield Hotspurs v Camden Tigers – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – Smithfield Park
Roosters v Lokomotiv Cove – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – Mona Park
Springwood v Bathurst 75 – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – Summerhayes Park
PCYC Parramatta v Stanmore Hawks – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – Melita Stadium
Mt. Druitt Town Rangers v Dulwich Hill – Wednesday 29th April 7:30pm – Popondetta Park
Blacktown Spartans v Port Kembla – Wednesday 6th May 7:45pm – Francis Park No 2.
Macathur Rams v STFA Strikers – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – Lynwood Park
Central Coast Lightning v Brookvale/Baktar Glory – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – Pluim Park
Fairfield City Lions v Granville Rage – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – Norford Park
Sydney Wanderers v FC Bossy Liverpool – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – Hajduk Stadium
Mounties v Gymea Wednesday – 6th May 7:30pm Cook Park, Mounties
Hills Brumbies v Sydney University – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – Second Ponds Reserve
Schofields v Fairfield Bulls/Pacific – Wednesday 6th May 7:30pm – CSI Sports Ground
Eastwood St. Andrews v Rockdale – Wednesday 6th May 6:45pm – Christie Park
Spirit FC v UNSW – Wednesday 6th May 8:30pm – Christie Park
St. George FC v Hurstville ZFC – Wednesday 6th May 6:30pm – Fraser Park
Fraser Park v Kograh Waratahs – Wednesday 6th May 8:30pm – Fraser Park
Balmain SC v Northern Tigers – Wednesday 6th May 6:45pm – William Lawson Reserve
Prospect United v Kellyville – Wednesday 6th May 8:30pm – William Lawson Reserve
Remaining Tiger Turf Cup Round 1 Fixtures
Brookvale SC v Baktar Glory Wednesday 29nd April 7:30pm Cromer Park
Fairfield Bulls v Pacific/Dural Wednesday 29nd April 7:30pm Hajduk Stadium  

-By Mark Stavroulakis