United women tri­umph

Central Leader - - NEWS - By JEREMY RUANE

Goals in each half from Liz An­ton and El­lie Jeuris­sen earned Lyn­nAvon United a 2-0 win over Western Springs at Ken Maun­der Park on Sun­day.

Three Kings United, mean­while, were in­volved in a riv­et­ing en­counter with reign­ing cham­pi­ons East­ern Sub­urbs at Keith Hay Park, where the vis­i­tors pre­vailed by the only goal of the game three min­utes from time.

A late equaliser from Sean Love­more earned One­hunga Sports a 3-3 draw with Hamil­ton Wan­der­ers at Waikaraka Park in their Lotto North­ern Pre­mier League en­counter on Satur­day.

Sports had squan­dered an early two-goal lead given to them by Keenan Hoede­maker and Cameron Lind­say.

Ta­ble-top­pers Glen­field Rovers are one point ahead of Bay Olympic, af­ter Mak­sim Manko’s first half goal at Keith Hay Park earned Bay a 1-0 win at Three Kings United.

Cen­tral United also pre­vailed at Ki­witea St, Regi Mu­rati’s sev­en­teenth minute goal con­demn­ing bot­tom-placed Ngaru­awahia United to de­feat.

Cen­tral take on Glen­field in the ASB Chatham Cup on Satur­day from 2pm at Ki­witea St and Sports tackle Tau­ranga City United, the Sec­ond Di­vi­sion lead­ers, at Links Av­enue.

Mt Al­bert-Pon­sonby re­turned to win­ning ways in the Lotto North­ern League First Di­vi­sion thanks to Pa­p­a­toe­toe.

Jared Col­li­gan, Craig Tay­lor, Paul Rhodes and two-goal marks­man Peter Wild all found the back of the net.

Mean­while, both Metro and Western Springs lost 4-3 in con­trast­ing fix­tures.

Ro­drigo Campodonico, Ian Hogg and an own goal were on tar­get in a see-saw af­fair on Fri­day night as Man­gere United vis­ited Al­bie Turner Field.

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Springs, how­ever, dug a huge hole for them­selves – they were 4-0 down af­ter 33 min­utes at Melville United.

Adam Dickinson struck twice and Ni­co­lai Berry once as they mounted a stir­ring fight­back, but they ran out of time.

Western Springs and Metro visit Taka­puna and East­ern Sub­urbs on Satur­day, while Mt Al­bert-Pon­sonby is set to en­ter­tain Hi­bis­cus Coast at An­der­son Park.

Strong run: Western Springs’ Lily-Rose Dyer and Lynn Avon’s Liz An­ton tus­sle for the ball.

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