Round 6 pReview - Women's State League

Round 6 again showcases some intriguing matches as Western NSW Mariners FC host Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC while St George FC host an in form UNSW and Parramatta face a tough assignment at home as they host APIA Leichhardt Tigers a FC.

Western NSW Mariners FC vs Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC, Sunday 14th May 3pm, Proctor Park

In what shapes as an interesting contest Mt Druitt Town Rangers FC make the long trip out to face an in form Western NSW Mariners FC.

The Mariners will be full of confidence after a come from behind victory against St George FC last week. Mariners coach Jason Payne though will be wary of a Mt Druitt team which is improving each week under the tutelage of Danny Abboud.


The importance of 3 points be high on the priority list as they sit 3rd and 4th respectively and will see this game as an opportunity to continue the positive starts to the year.

In what should be a close and competitive contest both teams should provide plenty going forward in a game that should produce plenty of entertainment.


St George FC vs UNSW, Sunday 14th May 3pm, St George Stadium

The match of the round, St George FC welcome UNSW with both teams coming off contrasting results. UNSW found their scoring groove against Parramatta as they slotted 7 and coach Renato Jelen will be hoping his team can continue this goal scoring spree.

St George FC in contrast will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing 3-2 loss against Western NSW after finding themselves 2-0 up early. Coach Carlo Tini will be hoping for a more clinical showing from his girls this time around as their wastefulness proved to be costly against Western NSW.


The teams find themselves level on 3 points each and will be both looking to keep in touch with the top 4. The ability of both teams to find the back of the net has been highlighted early on this season with this game promising to bring about plenty of goal mouth action.


Parramatta FC vs APIA Leichhardt Tigers FC, Sunday 14th May 4.30, Melita Stadium

In the late kick-off APIA Leichhardt Tigers FC travel to Parramatta FC and will be expecting to continue their unbeaten start to the year.

Parramatta FC have struggled throughout the start of this year and will be again in for a tough afternoon against the defending Premiers.


APIA on the other hand will be refreshed after the bye and coach Matteo Maiorana will be expecting his team to continue the form which has them in second spot. There only looks like one winner from this game but Parramatta supporters will be hoping their team can show some improvement and at least be competitive against very well drilled and highly effective APIA outfit.

-By Sebastian Kalos