Top clubs fight it out

Central Leader - - Sport - By Jeremy Ruane

rea. But that didn’t stop the match from be­ing a closely con­tested af­fair, which was de­cided 19 min­utes from time af­ter Sarah Gre­go­rius was tripped in the penalty area.

Re­becca Gage slot­ted the penalty from the spot to clinch Lynn-Avon’s win.

In other ac­tion, East­ern Sub­urbs beat Bay Olympic 5-0, while West­ern Springs thrashed Fen­ci­bles United 12-0.

Foot­ball Ferns striker Han­nah Wall took four goals, and Annabelle Bramwell got a hat-trick. Jamie Hack­ett con­trib­uted two goals.

Springs will aim to con­sol­i­date top spot in the North­ern Pre­mier Women’s League on Sun­day, when they host Glen­field Rovers at Sed­don Fields.

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