OFFICIAL: Arrive alive Women?s Premier League Competition expands for 2010


The competition has been expanded from 8 to 10 teams upon recommendation from the Women?s standing committee. This recommendation was supported by the Competitions Department and accepted by the Football NSW Board.

The following changes in the make-up of the competition are as outlined below:
Inter Lions have been promoted into the top tier of the Arrive alive Women?s Premier League competition after taking out both the Premiership and Championship in 2009 Arrive alive Women?s Super League.
Joining the Lions also in the top flight competition is the Western NSW Panthers and Southern Branch.
Both teams will be representing regional areas of NSW. Their inclusion is indicative of the growth and development of Women?s Football outside of the greater Sydney Metropolitan area.
Female participation in football is the fastest growing demographic in the sport.
The Arrive alive Women?s League are the key competition pathway underpinning the Westfield W-League and the National teams. Matildas and Young Matildas are sprinkled throughout the competition.
The 2010 Arrive alive Women?s Premier League clubs are as follows:
Illawarra Stingrays
Inter Lions
Macarthur Rams
Manly United
Marconi Stallions
North West Sydney Koalas
Southern Branch
Sutherland Sharks
Sydney University
Western NSW Panthers