Sydney University has six teams chasing titles in the Men’s Super Division senior and youth league competitions and two in the Women’s Premier League after a stunning round of semi-final results at the weekend.
Spirit FC prevailed 1-nil over Sydney University in the major semi-final of the Men’s Under 20 competition, sending the Students into final showdown with Northern Tigers, who accounted for St George 4-0 in the minor semi-final.
Sydney University grabbed grand final berths in the Under 18s with a 2-1 result over Western NSW Mariners FC; the Under 16s with a 2-1 extra time win over Fraser Park; the Under 15s with a 3-1 win over Central Coast Mariners Academy; the Under 14s with 6-5 result on penalties over Granville Rage; and the Under 13s with a 4-1 win over Macarthur Rams.
In the Women’s Premier League, Sydney University Firsts bowed out of the competition when they lost their minor semi-final 3-1 in extra time to NWS Koalas on Saturday. The Koalas will meet Macarthur Rams in the final for the right to play Illawarra Stingrays in the grand final.
The news was better in Reserve Grade and the Under 12s. Sydney University Reserves booked a grand final berth with a 4-0 major semi-final win over Marconi Stallions, while the Under 12s earned a tilt in the final with a 2-1 result over Northbridge in their minor semi-final.
NSW Men’s Super League – Semi-Finals
Under 20: Spirit FC 1 d Sydney University 0 at Mills Park.
Other semi-final: Northern Tigers 4 d St George FC 0.
Final: Sydney University v Northern Tigers at (TBA) at 12.30pm on Sunday, September 9.
Under 18: Sydney University 2 d Western NSW Mariners FC 1.
Other semi-final: Northern Tigers 2 d Fraser Park FC 0.
Under 16: Sydney University 2 d Fraser Park FC 1 in extra time.
Other semi-final: Central Coast Mariners Academy 3 d Spirit FC 0.
Under 15: Sydney University 3 d Central Coast Mariners Academy 1.
Other semi-final: Western NSW Mariners FC 3 d Mounties Wanderers 0.
Under 14: Sydney University 6 d Granville Rage 5 on penalties.
Other semi-final: Central Coast Mariners Academy 3 d Macarthur Rams 1.
Under 13: Sydney University 4 d Macarthur Rams 1.
Other semi-final: Dulwich Hill SC 2 d Central Coast Mariners Academy 1.
NSW Women’s Premier League – Semi-Finals
First Grade: NSW Koalas 3 d Sydney University 1 in extra time.
Other semi-final: Illawarra Stingrays 4 d Macarthur Rams 3. Illawarra Stingrays through to grand final.
Reserve Grade: Sydney University 4 d Marconi Stallions 0. Sydney University through to grand final on Sunday, September 9.
Other semi-final: NSW Koalas 2 d Manly United FC 0.
Under 12: Sydney University 2 d Northbridge FC 1.
Other semi-final: Marconi Stallions 1 d NWS Koalas 0. Marconi Stallions through to grand final on Sunday, September 16. Sydney University to meet UWS Koalas in final at 9am on Sunday, September 9.