Lynn-Avon stay on top
An injury-time winner from Yoji Tanabe fired Northern Premier League football leaders LynnAvon United to a 1-0 victory over reigning champs Central United at the Croatian Cultural Society on Friday night.
The win extends their advantage at the top of the premier division table to three points going into this weekend’s action.
Hamilton Wanderers and Bay Olympic battled out a scoreless draw at Porritt Stadium, where the visitors hit the post in the first spell.
Onehunga Sports overcame Melville United 3-1 at Waikaraka Park, ending this season’s winless streak, while Metro slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Manurewa.
Metro and Onehunga Sports face off on Friday night at Phyllis St from 7pm.
On Saturday Lynn-Avon play Papatoetoe at Murdoch Park, Manurewa host Central at Memorial Park and Bay welcome Eastern Suburbs to Olympic Park with matches starting at 2.45pm.
In the Northern Premier Women’s division Three Kings thumped Glenfield 4-1, while Lynn-Avon secured a much tighter 1-0 win over Claudelands Rovers at Ken Maunder Park.
On Sunday Three Kings host Lynn-Avon at Keith Hay Park from 1pm.