The Youth League Report (Premier Youth League) Round 8

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Overview
Sutherland Sharks had a very good set of results this week as they bagged thirteen points from the visit to Sydney Tigers while Blacktown City Demons were pleased with the eleven points they pocketed at Penrith Nepean United.
Sydney Olympic grabbed ten of the available points at home to Bankstown City and Marconi Stallions earned nine points from their matches at West Sydney Berries.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles took seven points from the four matches played at home to Sydney United and Wollongong FC showed a profit of eight points from their journey to Manly United.
Grade 13
West Sydney Berries now have a lead of nine points top of the ladder after they produced a 2-1 victory Marconi Stallions who not only tasted defeat for the first time this season but they also dropped back two places to fourth place on goal difference.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles flew from seventh to second thanks to their 2-1 success over Sydney United who have dropped two places to seventh and Manly United stayed at third when they were held to a 2-2 draw by sixth placed Wollongong FC while Blacktown City Demons slipped back one place to fifth were held to a 1-1 draw by twelfth placed Penrith Nepean United.
Sutherland Sharks moved up one spot to eighth when they posted a 1-0 result over tenth placed Sydney Tigers and Sydney Olympic dropped one spot to ninth when they drew 1-1 with eleventh placed Bankstown City.
Grade 14
Blacktown City Demons moved into the number one spot on the table when they downed the previous leaders Penrith Nepean United 3-0 and that was the first time the lads from the foot of the mountains had been beaten this season.
Marconi Stallions retained third position when they recorded a 4-0 victory over West Sydney Berries who have dropped one place to eleventh while NSWIS Girls are still fourth following their 2-2 midweek draw with Penrith Nepean United.
Manly United held onto fifth place after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Wollongong FC who have moved up one spot to tenth and Sydney Tigers jumped from seventh to sixth when they drew 2-2 with Sutherland Sharks who also climbed one place to eighth.
Sydney United fell back one place to seventh when they lost 1-0 to twelfth placed Bonnyrigg White Eagles and Sydney Olympic moved from ninth to eighth thanks to their 3-0 win over thirteenth placed Bankstown City.
Grade 15
Blacktown City Demons now lead the competition table by four points following their very solid 6-1 success over Penrith Nepean United who had moved up the ladder from tenth to eighth after they registered a 2-0 midweek win over NSWIS Girls.
Manly United remained at second despite the 2-1 loss to fourth placed Wollongong FC and Marconi Stallions are still third thanks to their 3-1 win over West Sydney Berries who have dropped back one place to ninth.
Sydney Olympic moved up one position to fifth when they were 4-2 winners over Bankstown City who have gone back one place to tenth and Sydney United slipped back to sixth when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bonnyrigg White Eagles who moved up to eleventh. Sydney Tigers dropped back to twelfth following their 3-1 loss to seventh placed Sutherland Sharks.
Grade 16
Wollongong FC shot from third to first when they were 2-0 winners over previous leaders Manly United who are now second on goal difference while West Sydney Berries suffered their first loss for the season and slipped back to third when they went down by the odd goal in five to Marconi Stallions who have moved up one place to sixth.
Fourth placed Blacktown City Demons battled out a 1-1 draw with eighth placed Penrith Nepean United and Sydney United rose one place to fifth when they had a 1-0 success over Bonnyrigg White Eagles who have dropped from fifth to seventh.
Sydney Olympic climbed two places to ninth with a 3-0 win over Bankstown City who took the reverse route back to eleventh while Sutherland Sharks scooted from twelfth to tenth when their first three-pointer for the season was a 3-0 result over Sydney Tigers who slipped back two spots to twelfth.
Grade 18
Wollongong FC have held onto the competition lead but their margin has been cut back to one point after they lost 2-0 to Manly United who moved up one place to third while West Sydney Berries remained at second following their 1-0 win over Marconi Stallions who have fallen back two places to fifth.
Blacktown City Demons have risen one place to fourth thanks to their 2-0 victory over who have dropped back three places to eleventh and Bankstown City have flown up three places to sixth with a 3-1 result over Sydney Olympic who have tumbled back two spots to ninth.
Sydney Tigers lost a place when they went to seventh following their 4-0 loss to Sutherland Sharks who have shot up three places to tenth.  Bonnyrigg White Eagles have fallen back one place to thirteen after their match against Sydney United was postponed while United have moved up three places to eight thanks to their 4-0 win over NSWIS Boys who have dropped from tenth to twelfth.
-By Barry Davis