Round three of the Supa-Liga kicked off with Who Ate All Depay's B team getting their second win of the season against the improving Kingsway Kings. With a tough start out of the way, the Kings will be looking to step up in Round four. The second match of the MSLB round three was a cracker between the Latinos and Northern Hawks B side. A second yellow card to International Logan Rindel meant the Hawks were behind the 8 ball, but came back to tie the game up late on 5-5. The stand out for the match was Cesar Perez who was named MVP.
In the third SLB match of the night the Pumas B side took care of the Bears B team 5-1, with some excellent flowing futsal on show. Youngster Kai Jahn took out the match MVP. And the last match of the round saw the Scarborough Sharks B team dominate the ECU Jets. Brad Kazich was named MVP from the Sharks, in a match that saw him get a hat-trick.
The Women's Supa-Liga B fixtures kicked off with a come from behind victory for the Scarborough Sharks B over the West Coast Cobras B side. The effect of the stop clock was heavily felt in this match with the Cobras going up 4-3 with a penalty with just over a minute to go, before 2 goals to MVP Loren Baker against the momentum of the match won it for the Sharks 5-4. In the second match the Northern Hawks accounted for Kingsway Kings 6-0 with a clinical display, youngster Nikki Hughes taking the MVP award for the match. For the Kings, Nel Clayton helped guide the team but they were slightly edged, especially in front of goal.
The third WSLB match saw another 6 goal margin as the Pumas B team dispatched Chico5 8-2. Daisy McAllister finished the match with 4 goals and 3 assists in a very deserved MVP performance!
The first match of the YSL Round 3 saw 2 very tight fixtures and 2 runaway scorelines. The West Coast Cobras put their disciplinary issues behind them to get the jump on the young Pumas of the Cubs and the 6-1 result saw Daniel Mackenzie claim a couple of goals and the MVP award. The new look Hawks got a good result with doubles to Spasoja Zestic and Matt Barton with the latter claiming the MVP despite the Bears having been in form coming into the match.
The third match saw the Kingsway Kings put the ever dangerous Pumas Youth team to the sword, with Riley Gordon contributing 2 goals and an MVP performance in a 4-2 victory. The Pumas had started the season at a gallop, but the Kings brought them back to the pack with this result.
The fourth match saw a blowout as the two Scarborough teams faced off and with a scoreline of 12-1, there was no shortage of MVP candidates, with Peter Jacobsz eventually edging out Brad Kazich in the votes.
The Supa-Liga A saw a weekend with a big score, one that was too close to separate and some edge of the seat stuff. The MSLA kicked off with the Bears suffering heavily at the hands of the Depay's, 14-1. Halil Hutchinson taking out the MVP with his four goals and two assists. Next we saw a hell of a tussle between table toppers the Phoenix and the West Coast Cobras that went from 3-1 to Cobras to 4-3 to Phoenix in the last 3 minutes of the match. Diego Garcia coming up big for the Phoenix after Duane Youngman had been outstanding in goal for the Cobras, but they couldn't hold out against the Phoenix fly keeper routine.
Futsal Factory are notorious for starting the season slowly and a 3-0 win for the Pumas sees Factory ahead of only cellar dwellers West Perth. In what was a cracking last match of the night the Northern Hawks scraped a 3-3 draw against the Scarborough Sharks after giving up a 2-0 lead to be down 3-2 with 5 minutes remaining. Keeper Daniel Formato rightly picked up the match MVP after a performance that kept the Hawks in the game, even often, while they were ahead. The Sharks were unlucky in the end not to run away with the match, with the undermanned Hawks benefiting from the Sharks profligacy in front of goal.
The two WSLA matches on the weekend saw two tight and physical encounters, with friendships put aside during the matches. The Perth Pumas were first to draw blood against the Scarborough Sharks women, and in truth, they never really recovered from their slow start. Tayna Campos and Loren Baker led the Sharks but it was youngster EJ Doust who stood out taking out the MVP award with 2 goals and some rugged defending.
The second match saw the newly promoted Kingsway Kings ably led by Nel Clayton and Bea Wan, and they were dangerous, causing the Hawks who were without regular keeper Karla Edwards, problems from distance. In the end, two goals to Pauline Van Der Laan, and a stand out performance by Jade Paul allowed the Hawks to gain the ascendancy from several key moments that looked like they came straight from the training court.