Round 16 in the Football NSW League One Womens competition is set up as another intriguing edition as we enter the second half of the season.
We have seven games to enjoy across Sunday headlined by the Match of the Round between Camden Tigers and Inter Lions.
Let’s get onto the preview.
Match of the Round: Camden Tigers vs Inter Lions, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, Ron Dine Reserve
Our Match of the Round sees Camden Tigers host Inter Lions in an interesting game at Ron Dine Reserve on Sunday afternoon.
The Tigers were gallant in their 2-0 defeat to Blacktown City FC in their game last weekend at Landen Stadium.
Camden Tigers have shown improvement under new coach Peter Tsembelis and hope to turn that into a result this weekend in front of the cameras.
They will look towards their experience in Ashlee Taff and Kristy Rohrer to get the win and create some distance at the bottom of the ladder.
Inter Lions were in the game for a long time before they were beaten 3-0 by SD Raiders FC at Majors Bay Reserve last weekend.
The Lions have competed well in the last month but have faded late in games. They hope for a full performance on Sunday and get the win.
Two Lions who have been consistent in recent weeks has been Caitilin Webster and Jinneecka Klenka who will be pivotal to their success on Sunday.
This game will be streamed live on NPL.TV on Sunday afternoon with the incomparable Eric Subijano behind the microphone for this contest.
Nepean FC vs South East Phoenix FC, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, Cook Park
Nepean FC welcome a surging South East Phoenix FC to Cook Park for their game on Sunday afternoon.
The hosts took the lead against Central Coast Mariners before they suffered a defeat in their game at Pluim Park.
It was a good starting debut for Maria Serrant which included a goal. She will aim to replicate that effort on Sunday afternoon.
South East Phoenix FC are one of the form teams in the competition after their fourth straight win against Marconi Stallions.
They have a dynamic duo up top in Madison Cater and Amanda Carney who combined for all three goals in their win.
The Phoenix side travel up to Cook Park confident in making it five wins in a row and continue their rise up the League One Womens ladder.
Central Coast Mariners vs Mt Druitt Town Rangers, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, Pluim Park
Leaders Central Coast Mariners face off against Mt Druitt Town Rangers down at Pluim Park on Sunday afternoon.
The Mariners returned to the top of the League One Womens ladder after their comeback win over Nepean FC at home.
They have a mid-week catch up against Inter Lions which can extend their lead at the top of the ladder headed into the final stretch.
Central Coast Mariners are firing on all cylinders with Annalise Rasmussen and Kaitlin Murphy both in good form headed into this contest.
Mt Druitt Town Rangers were on the losing side of a seven goal thriller against St George FC last weekend.
The Town Rangers looked set for the win but weren’t able to manage the game well enough to get over the line against the Saints.
They have plenty of talent ready to get back in the winner’s circle including Holly Pender and livewire Rita Boateng.
UNSW FC vs South Coast Flame FC, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, The Village Green
Second place UNSW FC take on South Coast Flame FC to their home in the Village Green on Sunday afternoon.
The students were held to a draw against Hills United FC which saw them lose their position at the top of the League One Womens ladder.
While it was a draw, UNSW FC looked impressive and if they click into gear they will put up a score on an opponent.
The combination between Marcella Santos and Zoe Bartley was important in their work on Sunday and aim to develop that further in this game.
South Coast Flame FC got themselves back on track with a comfortable win over Sutherland Shire FA last weekend.
The Flame are one of three sides to get points off UNSW FC and they will look to break their unbeaten run on Sunday afternoon.
They have a in form striker in Bronte Trew to help that cause with four games in her last four games and keen to increase her goal scoring lead.
Sutherland Shire FA vs Blacktown City FC, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, Harrie Denning Centre
Sutherland Shire FA host Blacktown City FC down at Harrie Denning Centre for their game on Sunday afternoon.
The hosts come into this game after five games where they have either drawn or lost the game and fallen down the ladder.
They have the talent to turn it around including Violet Keelan and Tahli Fowler who can find the back of the net on Sunday afternoon.
Blacktown City FC got back in the winner’s circle with their win over Camden Tigers at Landen Stadium last weekend.
Jenny Hughes got herself back on the scoresheet with the opening goal and hopes to add further to her tally on Sunday afternoon.
SD Raiders FC vs Marconi Stallions, Sunday 25 June, 3pm, Ernie Smith Reserve
Local rivals SD Raiders FC and Marconi Stallions resume hostilities in their game at Ernie Smith Reserve on Sunday afternoon.
SD Raiders FC got three vital points in their comfortable win over Inter Lions at Majors Bay Reserve last weekend.
The hosts come into this game unbeaten in their last three games and keen to take bragging rights in this derby encounter.
Both Elin Rosenberg Cemazar and Sarah Mandile found the back of the net in the win and keen to add to their tally on Sunday.
Marconi Stalions were in a pulsating encounter against South East Phoenix FC and fell to a defeat late in the contest.
The Stallions have built their game from their defence with Emma Voloder and Samantha Huynh leading the way for the club.
Up top, Kyra Cabrera has been in good goalscoring form. She fired home a double in the loss and keen to repeat the dose on Sunday.
Hills United FC vs St George FC, Sunday 25 June, 3:45pm, Bella Vista Public School
Rounding off the weekend is Hills United FC taking on St George FC at Bella Vista Public School on Sunday afternoon.
Hills United FC put in a stellar defensive performance in their nil-all draw against UNSW FC in last week’s Match of the Round.
Custodian Sarah Easthope showed her class again with some key saves in the result and her leadership has helped Hills United FC to their success.
Up top, Isabella Sciberras and Imogen Lane will be their main threats to finding the back of the net and a vital three points.
St George FC showed why they are the comeback queens again with a late win over Mt Druitt Town Rangers in a pulsating game.
They have made it a habit to score late in the last three weeks but Mark Greenfield will hope for a less stressful game on Sunday.
Morgan Maxwell has popped up with some important goals for St George FC and adds an extra dimension to the St George FC attack.
By Justin Davies (@JustDavies90)