Central finish in style
Nor thern premier champs Central United finished their campaign in style on Saturday, thumping Tauranga City United 5-1.
David Richmond gave Central the ideal star t in the second minute of play at Links Ave , while Luiz Del Monte scored the first of his double half-way through the first period.
Del Monte’s second came during a final 20minute flurr y in which Milos Nikolic and Adam McGeorg e also scored for Central, while Jindrich Hahn sent one home for Tauranga.
Meanwhile four thplaced Melville United overcame third-placed Lynn-Avon 6-3 at Gower Park in a match which featured a hat-trick in the final 10 minutes from the home team’s Matt Williams.
And in other action Hamilton Wanderers came from behind to upset Metro 2- 1 at Porritt Stadium.
Matt Butler and Marco Rojas turned things round for Wanderers after Sean Devine’s 23rd goal of the season saw him clinch the golden boot for most scores in the competition.
Next week Mt Alber tPonsonby clash with Wanderers at Anderson Park in the final match of the season.