National Premier Leagues: Weekend wrap

It was another massive weekend in the National Premier Leagues with some cracking action right around the country.

Here's a snapshot of results from the weekend's action.


APIA Leichhardt Tigers are the only team that remain with a perfect record after Round 2 of the NSW NPL competition.

APIA managed to secure a 2-0 win at home against a tough Sydney Olympic. Elsewhere, Wollongong won 1-0 in a tight affair against Rockdale City, Bonnyrigg and Marconi played out a 1-1 draw and Hakoah Sydney City beat last season’s champions in a convincing 3-0 performance.

APIA, Marconi, Blacktown and Wollongong all remain unbeaten to start the season, however, APIA is the only team of the 4 to have not dropped points, the 2017 Premiers starting where they left off last season.


The top of the NPL Victoria competition has heated up over the weekend, with the top 3 yet to drop points after 4 rounds.

Avondale, Bentleigh and Heidelberg have all had a perfect start to the season thus far. All three teams recorded 3-1 victories at the weekend, the top 3 already running away from the mid-table pack.

Hume City and Melbourne Knights played out an entertaining 3-3 draw, while South Melbourne continue their slow start to the season, giving up a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 away to Pascoe Vale.


Olympic FC remains unbeaten in the NPL Queensland competition. Although they remain unbeaten, a 2-2 draw was their second in as many weeks, having only taken 2 of the 6 available points in their last 2 games.

QLD Lions had an emphatic 13-0 win to bottom place Sunshine Coast, the win pushing them into the top 5.

SWQ Thunder came from 2 goals behind to win 4-3 in an entertaining game against Magpies Crus, the winner coming in additional time.

The shock of the round would be the clash between Western Pride and Moreton Bay United. The 2nd v 3rd clash definitely delivered as Western Pride walked away 5-0 winners, jumping Moreton Bay, placing them in second spot, 2 points behind first.


Bayswater and Perth Glory Youth are the only two to remain unbeaten in the NPL Western Australia, while Bayswater is the only team yet to drop points.

Bayswater continued their perfect start to the season, coming from behind to beat Inglewood United 2-1.

Perth Glory destroyed Forrestfield 5-0 in an emphatic performance away from home, while third place Perth SC beat ninth place Floreat Athena 3-1.


Adelaide City and NE MetroStars continue to remain neck and neck to start the NPL South Australia competition.

Adelaide City came away with a 4-0 victory against a struggling 10th place West Adelaide side. Three goals in the first 30 minutes set City on their way to taking all three points from the visiting West Adelaide, a dominant home performance.

MetroStars and Adelaide Olympic clashed in what was an entertaining and tight affair. The late winner from MetroStars ensured they kept in touch with City at the top of the table.