There are now only five full rounds to be played plus a number of catch-up games so there is bound to be a lot of excitement over that period as every result is treated as a ‘life-or-death’ situation and that will undoubtedly lead to bright, attractive football for all to enjoy.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Overview
Blacktown City bagged nine points from the six first round matches against Sutherland Sharks but the tables were turned this week when the Sharks took nine points from the clash.
Blacktown Spartans pocketed fifteen points from their first round encounter with Sydney Olympic but on this occasion the Spartans had to be content with ten points.
Manly United collected thirteen points when they faced South Coast Wolves last time around. However, it was a very different story this time as the Wolves claimed ten points from the encounter.
APIA Leichhardt Tigers secured ten points when they last faced Marconi Stallions and this week the tigers really stepped up to the plate when they took fifteen points from the meeting.
Sydney United 58 earned thirteen of the first round points from their clash with Central Coast Mariners and United went close to repeating that effort as they gained twelve this time around.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles grabbed twelve points when they came up against Rockdale City Suns and history repeated as Bonnyrigg secured a dozen points once again.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Club Championship
Sutherland Sharks and Blacktown City split the first round points at five apiece and that is exactly what happened when the clubs met again this week. The Sharks have retained the top spot on the table and Blacktown are still in second position.
Blacktown Spartans made off with nine of the points when they met Sydney Olympic in the first round and this week’s gain of seven points has left the Spartans in third place while Olympic are eighth.
Manly United earned seven points from their first round meeting with South Coast Wolves but on this occasion the Wolves came to the fore when they claimed nine points from the day. They are now in tenth place and Manly are seventh.
APIA Leichhardt Tigers collected seven points when they faced Marconi Stallions last time around and the Tigers went on with the job this time when they took nine points from the clash. The Tigers are in fifth position on this table and the Stallions are in ninth place.
Sydney United 58 claimed seven points from their first round encounter with Central Coast Mariners and United went better this time as they had ten points to show for their efforts, leaving them in fourth place and the Mariners at the foot of the table.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles bagged all twelve points last time they saw Rockdale City Suns and while this week’s effort was not quite as good, Bonnyrigg still collected nine points from the day and they are in sixth position while the Suns are eleventh.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 12
Sutherland Sharks and Blacktown City had battled out a 1-1 draw when they met in the first round but Blacktown took all the points this time when they recorded a 2-1 victory. They have moved up one place to the top of the table and the Sharks have dropped one place to sixth. The goal for the Sharks was scored by S. Amey while B. Tapp and N. Waters found the net for Blacktown.
Blacktown Spartans posted a 2-0 win when they faced Sydney Olympic last time and the Spartans completed the double this week with a 1-0 result. They are still in third position while Olympic have remained at eleventh.
Manly United were 3-1 winners in their first round clash with South Coast Wolves but the tables were turned this time as the Wolves posted a 1-0 result. That has caused Manly to slip back to second spot while the Wolves have remained at fourth. The winning goal was scored by A. Masciovecchio.
APIA Leichhardt Tigers downed Marconi Stallions with a 3-1 scoreline in the first round and the Tigers completed the double with a 3-0 result this week. That has pushed the Tigers up one place to sixth and left the Stallions at tenth.
Sydney United 58 registered a 3-0 victory over Central Coast Mariners last time the teams saw each other and history repeated as United once again came up with a 3-0 result. They have climbed on place to fifth and the Mariners are still at the foot of the table. United’s scorers were G. Antonis, N. Milanovic and A. Prabakrishnan.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles claimed the first round points with a 1-0 success over Rockdale City Suns and Bonnyrigg completed the double this week with a 2-1 scoreline, and outcome that has left them at eighth and the Suns at ninth.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 13
Sutherland Sharks split the first round points with Blacktown City when that match ended in a 3-3 draw but this time the Sharks collected the full ration of points with a 2-0 result. That leaves them six points clear at the top of the table while Blacktown have slipped back one place to third. The goals were scored by J. Skotadis and D. Papoulias.
South Coast Wolves claimed the first round points with a 1-0 victory over Manly United but it was a different story this time as Manly registered a 3-1 victory. Manly have moved up one place to second and the Wolves have dropped one place to sixth. Manly’s scorers were J. Chidiac (2) and K. Conna while T. Nunn found the net for the Wolves.
Sydney Olympic were 2-0 winners when they faced Blacktown Spartans in the first round but the Spartans squared the account this week when they produced a 3-1 victory, an outcome that has left the Spartans at fourth and pushed Olympic back one place to seventh.
Central Coast Mariners shared the spoils in the first round with Sydney United 58 after they played out a 1-1 draw. This week the teams payed out a seven-goal thriller with United edging out the Mariners by the odd goal. That has allowed United to shoot up two places to fifth while the Mariners fell back one place to eleventh. Scoring the goals for United were S. Brcic (2) and M. Moric (2) while S. Macey (2) and B. Brady found the net for the Mariners.
Marconi Stallions and APIA Leichhardt Tigers fought out a 1-1 first round draw but this time the Stallions claimed a 1-0 victory to remain in eighth position while the Tigers are still ninth. The winning goal came from M. Parenta.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles registered a 1-0 result in their first round clash with Rockdale City Suns and Bonnyrigg were able to complete the double as they once again posted a 1-0 result. They have moved up one place to tenth and the Suns are at the foot of the table.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 14
Sutherland Sharks claimed the first round points with a 3-1 win over Blacktown City but this week’s return match ended in a scoreless draw. That has left the Sharks six points clear at the top of the table while Blacktown have slipped back one place to eighth.
Blacktown Spartans posted a 1-0 win in their first round match against Sydney Olympic but the ledger was squared this week when Olympic were 1-0 winners, an outcome that has allowed Olympic to climb one place to second while the Spartans are still fourth.
Bonnyrigg White Eagles had produced a 2-0 win when they faced Rockdale City Suns last time but the Suns turned the tables on them when they won 2-0 this time around. Bonnyrigg have slipped back one place to third while the Suns have moved up two places to seventh.
Central Coast Mariners were 2-0 winners in their first round clash with Sydney United 58 but the teams had to settle for a share of the points this week as their match finished with the scores locked at 2-2. That has left the Mariners at sixth and United have slipped back one place to ninth. The goals for United were scored by A. Gollan and J. Bartolotto while J. Caban and J. Hornery netted for the Mariners.
South Coast Wolves and Manly United had battled out a 1-1 draw when they met in the first round but the Wolves posted a 2-1 victory this time, their first win of the season. They have remained at the foot of the table and Manly have dropped back one place to eleventh. Manly’s goal came from J. Nicholson.
APIA Leichhardt Tigers were 3-0 winners when they met Marconi Stallions in the first round and they completed the double with another 3-0 result this week. The Tigers moved up one place to tenth and the Stallions remained at twelfth. The scorers in this match were D. Krkovski, A. Taouil and B. Strachan.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 15
Bonnyrigg White Eagles had edged out Rockdale City Suns with a 3-2 win in the first round and they completed the double this week with a 1-0 result. Bonnyrigg are still two points clear at the top of the table and the Suns have dropped back one place to thirteenth.
Blacktown City were 2-1 winners last time they faced Sutherland Sharks but this week the teams fought out a scoreless draw, an outcome that has left Blacktown in second spot and the Sharks at fourth.
Marconi Stallions had produced a 2-1 first round win over APIA Leichhardt Tigers but the account was squared this week when the Tigers came up with a 3-1 victory. The Stallions are still in third position and the Tigers have remained at sixth. Scoring for the Tigers were B. Paikin (2) and J. Koton while F. Sanjar Khani netted for the Stallions.
Sydney United 58 registered a 5-0 win in their first round encounter with Central Coast Mariners and United claimed the points again this week when they were 6-3 winners. They are still in fifth position and the Mariners have held onto tenth place. United’s goals were scored by C. Coskerie (2), A. Fraser, J. Borromeo, A. Vrlic and C. Kermack and the goals for the Mariners came from L. Macey (2) and L. Scholte.
Blacktown Spartans had claimed the first round points with a 1-0 result over Sydney Olympic but this time the teams battled out a 2-2 draw. That has left the Spartans at seventh and Olympic at ninth.
South Coast Wolves had suffered a 4-2 first round loss to Manly United but the Wolves turned the tables this time when they produced a 2-0 win. They have climbed two places to eleventh as a result while Manly have dropped back one place to eleventh.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 16
APIA Leichhardt Tigers retained their place at the top of the table when they posted a 3-1 victory over bottom-of-the-table Marconi Stallions who the Tigers had beaten 3-0 in their first round encounter. The goals for the Tigers were scored by B. March, A. Gray and G. Blackwood
Sydney Olympic retained second spot with a 3-1 victory over Blacktown Spartans who have fallen back one place to fifth. Olympic used this match to square the ledger as the Spartans were 2-0 winners last time around.
Third placed Blacktown City battled out a scoreless draw with Sutherland Sharks, a result that has allowed the Sharks to climb one place to sixth. The first round clash had ended in a 1-1 draw.
Manly United moved up one place to fourth with a 2-1 victory over South Coast Wolves who have dropped back one place to tenth. That completes the double for Manly as they were 4-0 winners in the first round. Manly’s scorers were M. Mcmanus and H. Mcmullen while R. Lappin netted for the Wolves.
Eighth placed Sydney United 58 and eleventh placed Central Coast Mariners battled out a2-2 draw this week after United had claimed the first round points with a 2-0 win. United’s goals came from A. Keskin and M. Loupis while J. Laugwitz and M. Bennett scored for the Mariners.
Rockdale City Suns moved up one place to ninth when they were 3-1 winners over twelfth placed Bonnyrigg White Eagles and that completes the double for the Suns as they had also recorded a 3-1 scoreline in the first round clash.
IGA National Premier League NSW Men’s 1 – Grade 18
Blacktown Spartans are fourteen points clear at the top of the table following their 3-1 victory over Sydney Olympic who have dropped back two places to sixth. This completes the double for the Spartans as they were 3-2 winners in the first round.
Second placed Blacktown City had rolled eleventh placed Sutherland Sharks with a 7-0 scoreline in the first round but it was a very different story this time around as the Sharks produced a 2-0 victory with the goals for the winners coming from J. Hughes and P. O’Shea.
Sydney United 58 climbed two places to third when they battled out a 2-2 draw with eighth placed Central Coast Mariners. United had taken the first round points with a 2-1 win.
Marconi Stallions slipped back one place to fourth when they were beaten 3-1 by APIA Leichhardt Tigers who have moved up one place to fifth. That gives the Stallions the double as they had won the first round match 2-1. Marconi’s goal was scored by J. Fulton.
Seventh placed Manly United fought out a 2-2 draw with tenth placed South Coast Wolves this week after Manly had edged out the Wolves in the first round with a 1-0 result. Scoring a double for the Wolves was O. Oborn-Corby while D. Drakopoulos and L. Mclean found the net for Manly.
Rockdale City Suns were 1-0 winners over Bonnyrigg White Eagles in the first round but Bonnyrigg really turned the tables on the Suns this week when they posted their first win for the season, a 4-1 result. This outcome leaves Rockdale in twelfth place and Bonnyrigg are thirteenth.