NPL Michael Cockerill - Cooma Tigers are a pleasant surprise. Scratch the surface, and the newly-crowned ACT champions are not what you'd expect them to be.
NPL Marco Balsamo - Croydon Kings scored a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Adelaide Blue Eagles at Polonia Reserve to move into the third week of the South Australia NPL finals series.
NPL Mark Stavroulakis, Football NSW - THREE teams remain as the season heads into its final fortnight, but it is one-time premiership favourites Blacktown Spartans who have bowed out.
NPL Marco Balsamo - In the second week of the South Australia NPL Finals Series, premiers MetroStars take a 2-0 aggregate lead into the second leg match-up with West Adelaide at TK Shutter Reserve.
NPL Mark Stavroulakis, Football NSW - Rockdale City Suns' elimination last weekend leaves Bonnyrigg White Eagles, Blacktown City, Blacktown Spartans and Sydney Olympic still in the race for the big prize.
NPL Damian Gill, Football Federation Tasmania - Friends become foes as Rangers and Warriors meet in third place playoff in the final round of the Victory League.
NPL John Greco - Wily South Hobart coach Ken Morton believes his side’s National Premier Leagues finals experience of 2013 will help the club in their quest to go one better this year.
NPL staff writers - The makeup of clubs who will compete in the 2014 NPL Finals Series is almost finalised with all but one of the eight teams confirmed.