Round 18 Review – League One Women’s

League ONE Womens Review Round 18

Round 18 in the Football NSW League One Women’s competition was another installment filled with goals, drama and plenty of action to enjoy.

There was six games to reflect on across Sunday highlighted by the Match of the Round between St George FC and SD Raiders FC.

Let’s get onto the review.

Match of the Round: St George FC vs SD Raiders FC

St George FC won 4-1 against SD Raiders FC down at Hammondville Oval on a cold Sunday night.

The Saints gave their top four hopes a huge boost with these three points. Janan Codmani equalized in the 31st minute before goals from Kyla Vanderlaan, substitute Paris Alcorn and Jordan Baker confirmed the result.

SD Raiders FC missed their chance to move back onto the top of the League One Women’s ladder on Sunday night. They did take the lead in the 26th minute through Taina Almeida before they were pegged back.

Both St George FC and SD Raiders FC walked onto a cold Hammondville Oval looking to take three points Sunday night.

The two sides exchanged early chances in the game. Alexia Saltirov had an effort for St George FC while Sharina Harris whipped one straight for SD Raiders FC.

SD Raiders FC settled into their rhythm and had a pair of efforts. Elin Rosenberg Cemazar sent in a free-kick straight then Abuk Nyor had a sighter from range.

Next, Jordan Baker had a low effort for St George FC as they looked to open up the stout SD Raiders FC defence.

SD Raiders FC made it 1-0 in in the 26th minute from the spot. Taiana Almeida stepped up to take the penalty and fired into the bottom corner.

There was a quick response from St George FC to make it 1-1. Baker slid through Janan Codmani who swept home in the 30th minute.

SD Raiders FC tried to restore their lead just before half-time. They had a chance which St George FC keeper Caitlin Russell saved low then Rosenberg Cemazar fired over.

St George FC had a late corner which Kate Dale headed over as the teams went into the break level at 1-1.

Coming out of the break, St George FC felt just fine. Jordan Baker unfurled a strike which SD Raiders FC keeper Natasha Pentecost tipped wide.

St George FC made it 2-1 in the 57th minute. The ball was fed into the box for Kyla Vanderlaan who slotted in the bottom corner.

It was quickly 3-1 for St George FC. Substitute Paris Alcorn steamed onto a pass and rolled it underneath Pentecost to find the back of the net in the 59th minute.

St George FC tried to further add to their advantage. Baker fizzed a free-kick over then Tara Palmer slashed wide.

SD Raiders FC looked for a route back into the contest. They had a long range effort which was tipped over by Russell.

They kept pushing forward to get a goal back. Abigail Boag had a pair of efforts which were easily taken by Russell.

St George FC made it 4-1 in the 86th minute. Baker cut inside her defender and fired into the left corner.


Sunday 30 June 2024

Hammondville Oval

Referee: Wayne Crabb

Assistant Referees: George Zorbas & Brooke Fietkau

St George FC 4 (Codmani ’30 Vanderlaan ’57 Alcorn ’59 Baker ‘86)

SD Raiders FC 1 (Almeida ’26)

St George FC: 2. Joanna Minas (17. Paris Alcorn ’45), 3. Kate Dale, 4. Nicole Besz, 6. Tara Palmer, 9. Jordan Baker, 11. Kyla Vanderlaan (22. Rebecca Cousins ’75), 12. Janan Codmani (18. Jaslyn Moore ’75), 13. Alexia Saltirov ,14. Angelina Manos,16. Emma-Jane Winston (8. Abbey-Rose Cryer ‘63), 61. Caitlin Russell

Unused subs: 5. Amy Bennett, 21. Millie Markou

Yellow cards: nil

Red cards: nil

SD Raiders FC: 1. Natasha Pentecost, 2. Sharina Harris, 5. Amanda Radmilo (9. Miriam Zumaya ‘58), 7. Abigail Boag (13. Olga Gasteratos ’85), 8. Layne Knight, 11. Abuk Nyor (10. Isabella Sultan ‘58), 16. Jasmin Zouroudis,17. Elin Rosenberg Cemazar (14. Sarah Mandile ’77), 18. Madeleine Malone,19. Taina Almeida, 20. Tahlia Voskanian (15. Erin Phelan ’77)

Unused subs: 21. Caitlin Britton

Yellow cards: nil

Red cards: nil


Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC 9 defeated Nepean FC 0

Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC won 9-0 against Nepean FC down at Popondetta Park on Sunday afternoon.

The Town Rangers were in dominant form and remain equal first on the League One Womens ladder. Rita Boateng made it 1-0 in the 39th minute then Renee Houlidaras scored for 2-0 in the 43rd minute. Trudy Camillieri then made it 3-0 in the 44th minute for a three goal half-time lead.

They kept up the pace in the second half with six goals in a one-sided affair. Caitlin Campbell found the back of the net in the 50th minute for 4-0 followed by Leena Khamis adding the fifth in the 53rd minute.

Campbell doubled her delight to make it 6-0 in the 69th minute before Rosaria Galea got into the act to make it 7-0 in the 73rd minute. Substitute Molly Jones scored for 8-0 in the 77th minute then Holly Dalrymple rounded out the 9-0 win in the 86th minute.

Central Coast Mariners FC 1 drew with Hills United FC 1

Points were shared between Central Coast Mariners FC and Hills United FC in a 1-1 draw at Pluim Park on Sunday afternoon.

It is a result which dents Hills United FC’s title chances and makes it back-to-back draws for them. The two teams cancelled each other in the first half and they went into the break level at 0-0.

The Mariners broke the deadlock in the 57th minute through Claire Denning who scored her sixth goal of the campaign to make it 1-0. Hills United FC clawed back a point in stoppage time through substitute Bianca Galayini for 1-1.

Inter Lions FC 0 defeated by Sutherland Strikers FC 1

Sutherland Strikers FC won 1-0 against Inter Lions FC at Majors Bay Reserve on Sunday afternoon.

That makes it back-to-back wins for Sutherland Strikers FC who have enjoyed a much better second half of the season. KJ Schmidt scored the only goal of the contest to make it 1-0 in the 32nd minute.

The Strikers probed for a second goal but were unable to find the back of the net again. They will be delighted with three points as they avenge their loss earlier this season against Inter Lions FC on home turf.

South East Phoenix FC 0 drew with Marconi Stallions FC 0

South East Phoenix FC and Marconi Stallions played out a 0-0 draw at South Nowra Football Complex on Sunday afternoon.

South East Phoenix FC remain a tough opponent to beat on their home ground and added another point to their tally. It is also their fourth draw of the campaign and ensures both clashes against Marconi Stallions FC ended all square.

For Marconi Stallions, it is a good point to take back up the highway after four straight losses which had stalled their momentum. It is a third clean sheet in the League One Women’s season for custodian Isabella Sollecito.

Blacktown City FC 0 defeated by South Coast Flame FC 1

South Coast Flame FC had a last gasp 1-0 win against Blacktown City FC down at Landen Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Flame bounced back with a dramatic win which has them seventh on the League One Women’s competition ladder. They had to work hard to get through the dogged Blacktown City FC defence which held them to 0-0 at the break.

It looked like both sides would cancel each other out and settle for a point but South Coast Flame FC stole the game at the death. Substitute Mikayla De Jong found the back of the net in the 94th minute to make it 1-0.

Camden Tigers FC vs Bankstown City Lions FC was washed out

By Justin Davies (@JustDavies90)