Team’s reign ends
There were some shock results all round for both central Auckland’s men’s and women’s football teams last weekend leaving a lot to be made up this week.
The ASB National Women’s Knockout Cup reign of Three Kings United was ended at Keith Hay Park on Sunday, as they went down 3-1 after extra time to Glenfield Rovers in an enthralling contest.
Next Sunday sees Three Kings entertaining Fencibles United in the Lotto Northern Premier Women’s League Championship.
In the Lotto Northern Premier League, Central United were stunned 7-0 by East Coast Bays at Kiwitea St on Sunday.
East Coast Bays took over at the top of the table thanks to this win.
Josh Ming, Rory Kelly and Sean Lovemore were on target as Onehunga Sports drew 3-3 with Manurewa in their Waikaraka Park encounter.
First half goals from Blair Konik and Allan Pearce earned Three Kings United a 2-0 win over reigning champions Bay Olympic.
Three Kings visit Hamilton Wanderers on Saturday, while Central United entertain Ellerslie.
Onehunga Sports will also make a bid to reach the semi-finals of the ASB Chatham Cup on Saturday.
Standing in their way at Fred Taylor Park is a resurgent Waitakere City combination.
In Lotto Northern League First Division action, Glen Pascoe and Nathaniel Lucas were on target for OnehungaMangere United, who were beaten 7-3 by Waiuku in a Mangere Domain goalfest.
This Saturday, Onehunga-Mangere visit Warkworth.