Round 17 Review – League One Women’s

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Round 17 in the Football NSW League One Women’s competition was another that was affected by the wet weather across the city but it didn’t dampen the football.

There were five games played throughout Sunday which saw wins for St George FC, Blacktown City FC, Camden Tigers FC and SD Raiders FC while the top of the table clash was a stalemate.

Let’s get onto the review.

Nepean FC 0 defeated by St George FC 5

St George FC won 5-0 against Nepean FC in their game at Jamison Park Field 1 on Sunday afternoon.

The Saints made it three wins on the bounce as they remain in the hunt for the League One Women’s top four.  The visitors had to work for the opener which came in the 35th minute through Janan Codmani for a 1-0 half-time lead.

St George FC turned on the style in the second half to get themselves a comfortable win. Christina Dendrinos made it 2-0 in the 55th minute then Jordan Baker scored for 3-0 in the 63rd minute. Kyla Vanderlaan made it 4-0 in the 68th minute then doubled her delight for 5-0 in the 80th minute to round it off.

Inter Lions FC 0 defeated by Blacktown City FC 2

Blacktown City FC won 2-0 against Inter Lions FC down at Majors Bay Reserve on Sunday afternoon.

That makes it two positive result on the spin for Blacktown City FC. Amber Precious scored to make it 1-0 in the 12th minute but the visitors were held at bay for much of the first half. They did take a valuable single goal lead into the break.

Blacktown City FC made it 2-0 in the 76th minute through Eloise Hansen. The striker scored her fifth goal of the season to confirm the win for the visitors and complete the season sweep against the Lions.

South East Phoenix FC 1 defeated by Camden Tigers FC 2

Camden Tigers FC won 2-1 against South East Phoenix FC at South Nowra Football Complex on Sunday afternoon.

The Tigers returned to the winner’s circle in a tight tussle down in Nowra against an energized Phoenix outfit. Samantha Cefai made it 1-0 for the Tigers in the 32nd minute before Beth Tomlinson equalized for South East Phoenix FC in the 43rd minute for 1-1.

It was a super sub which secured the points for Camden Tigers FC. Tia Berg came off the bench in the 69th minute then found the back of the net in the 70th minute for 2-1. Tigers saw out the rest of the game and took three points back up the highway.

SD Raiders FC 4 defeated Marconi Stallions FC 3

SD Raiders FC won 4-3 in a pulsating game against Marconi Stallions FC at Marconi Stadium #2 on Sunday afternoon.

SD Raiders FC continue to remain hot on the heels of the top two after another impressive result. Miriam Zumaya gave SD Raiders FC the lead in the 8th minute for 1-0 then Charmaine Marquinez equalized for the Stallions in the 33rd minute. Abigail Boag handed SD Raiders FC back to the 2-1 lead in 38th minute before Daniela Brekic made it 2-2 in the 39th minute.

SD Raiders FC took their third lead of the contest in the 49th minute after Boag completed her brace for 3-2. Substitute Abuk Nyor made it 4-2 SD Raiders FC in the 76th minute before Ashley Limnios pulled it back to 4-3 in the 84th minute for Marconi Stallions FC.

Hills United FC 1 drew with Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC 1

Points were shared in a 1-1 draw between Hills United FC and Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC at Bella Vista Public School.

The top of the table clash didn’t disappoint as the two sides fought tooth and nail for the three points in this game. Both teams had a cagey opening to the game and the game went to the break locked at 0-0.

Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC struck the first blow in the second half through Rita Boateng. The livewire forward scored to make it 1-0 for the visitors before substitute Bella Donaldson equalised for Hills United FC.

Both teams threw everything they had in the final minutes of the game but it finished up a 1-1 draw in this first against second clash. The result means that Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC remain top of the League One Women’s ladder.

Sutherland Strikers FC vs South Coast Flame FC & Central Coast Mariners FC vs Bankstown City Lions FC were washed out

By Justin Davies (@JustDavies90)