We’re in the coldest time of the year, but the action is heating up as we head into MWFA Women’s Premier League Round 9! It’s tight in both the title race and the battle for semi final spots, so we can look forward to four fascinating games on Sunday afternoon.
There’s a huge game at David Thomas Reserve as third placed Manly Vale host league leaders Beacon Hill – only one point splits these two on the ladder. Vale were victorious on Wednesday against Curl Curl and know they will overtake Beacon Hill on the table with a win (they could even go top of the league), but Beacon Hill have scored ten goals in their last two games and haven’t been kept scoreless since Round 1.
Second placed Seaforth are the other team battling for the title, with only goal difference separating them from Beacon Hill. Their next game is away at fifth placed Brookvale, who could move into the top four if they take all three points. Both sides were victorious in their previous league fixture, so we’re set for a fascinating clash at Grahams Reserve.
Curl Curl will be trying to protect their top four spot when they take on Manly Allambie at Abbott Road. There should be plenty of motivation for both teams after they suffered defeats in the previous round. This is also the case for the game at Melwood Oval between Wakehurst (sixth) and Pittwater RSL (seventh) – both teams are looking for a win which will put pressure on the teams above them.
We would also like to congratulate Beacon Hill and Seaforth for their progression to the semi-finals of the Football NSW All Age Women’s State Cup. Both teams will play their State Cup semi-final at Cromer Park on Sunday 2 July, so it’s a good chance for the supporters to head down and cheer them as they look to make the State Cup Final!
Sunday 25 June, 3pm
Curl Curl v Manly Allambie, Abbott Road Field 5
Manly Vale v Beacon Hill, David Thomas Reserve Field 2
Brookvale v Seaforth, Grahams Reserve Field 1
Wakehurst v Pittwater RSL, Melwood Oval Field 2