State Cup Finals this Sunday
All roads lead to Valentine Sports Park on Sunday 22nd of July as the 2018 State Cups takes shape in what promises to be one of the best tournaments yet.
That was the message echoed out to the 500 plus entries from Association clubs across NSW at the start of the 2018 grassroots seasons as the official State Cup Final matches have all been finalised for what will be a blockbuster Sunday, July 22nd at Football NSW’s official headquarters.
Fifteen matches have been scheduled as thirty teams lock horns from the Grade 12s boys and girls competitions right up to the Over 35 men and All Age Women.
Four age groups have been named after former administrators, players and football advocates who have assisted in the development of our game in NSW.
The 12 Boys will be playing for the Frank Broughton Cup, the 12 Girls for the Cheryl Salisbury Cup, the 21 Men will be taking part in the Robertson Cup while the All Age Men will be playing for the Bill Cullinan Cup.
The Sutherland Shire Football Association and Canterbury District Football Association both lead the way with as many as six clubs representing their respective areas, a massive achievement for both Associations.
There will also be club representatives from the Northern Suburbs (3), Southern Districts (3), Hills (3), Nepean (2), Football South Coast (2), Manly (2), Gladesville Hornsby (1), Granville (1) and Eastern Suburbs (1) competing in this memorable tournament.
Club wise, four teams will have two representatives across the whole day with Canterbury District SFA’s Concord Juniors (12 Girls, 16 Girls), Southern Districts’ Kemps Creek United (14 Boys, 17 Boys), Sutherland Shire FA’s Cronulla Seagulls (18 Women, 21 Men) and Hills FA’s Castle Hill United (13 Boys, 15 Boys) all gearing up for a memorable State Cup Finals.
Long serving Football NSW Competitions Coordinator Kim Burge was eagerly anticipating grassroots football’s first major tournament for 2018.
“The State Cup traditionally displays all the hard work and efforts displayed by each entrant that took part in what traditionally has been one of the toughest tournaments to participate in NSW.
“Congratulations to each participant and their club and Association on reaching the final, it will no doubt be a fantastic day for everyone involved as Football continues to thrive as the most participated sport played in NSW.”
State Cup Finals Fixtures
|12 Girls Cheryl Salisbury Cup||Sylvania Heights FC v Concord Junior SC||VSP 1||9.00am|
|12 Boys Frank Broughton Cup||Glenmore Park FC v Enfield Rovers SC||VSP 1||10.15am|
|16 Girls State Cup||Concord Junior SC v Gymea United FC||VSP 1||11.30am|
|14 Girls State Cup||Lowland Wanderers Soccer Club v Shellharbour Junior Football Club||VSP 1||1.00pm|
|All Age Women State Cup||Albion Park Soccer Club v Northbridge FC – 1||VSP 1||2.15pm|
|14 Boys State Cup||Kemps Creek United SC – 1 v Rouse Hill Rams||VSP 2||9.00am|
|16 Boys State Cup||Wakehurst Football Club Inc. v Collaroy Cromer Strikers FC||VSP 2||10.15am|
|18 Men State Cup||Earlwood Wanderers FC – 1 v Pendle Hill FC||VSP 2||11.45am|
|Over 35 Men State Cup||Leichhardt Tigers Junior SC v North Sydney United||VSP 2||1.45pm|
|All Age Men – Bill Cullinan Cup||Coogee United FC – 1 v Kirrawee Kangaroos FC||VSP 2||3.45pm|
|18 Women State Cup||Lilli Pilli FC v Cronulla Seagulls FC||VSP 3||9.00am|
|17 Boys State Cup||Kemps Creek United SC v Lansvale United Sports Club||VSP 3||11.00am|
|21 Men Robertson Cup 2018||Balmain & District FC v Cronulla Seagulls FC||VSP 3||12.45pm|
|13 Boys State Cup||Castle Hill United FC v Epping||VSP 3||2.45pm|
|15 Boys State Cup||Hornsby Heights Sports Club v Castle Hill United FC||VSP 3||4.00pm|