Early doors but top-of-the-table clash adds spice to National Women’s League

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It’s only round two but already, there’s a top-of-the-table match in the new-look Women’s National League.

First-round winners Western Springs and Canterbury United Pride will go head-to-head at Seddon Fields on Saturday.

Sofia Garcia.

Both won convincingly the previous weekend and Springs go into the game with form that’s been improving since their return to the artificial turf in Westmere after their pitches underwent refurbishment.

Springs beat Southern United 6-1, with Sofia Garcia scoring a hat-trick.

READ MORE: Match reports from Sunday’s games >>>>

Early season is as good a time as ever for Springs to host a Canterbury team that’s experienced at this level and is chasing their seventh national title.

Pride beat Central Football 3-0 at home last weekend.

READ MORE: Match reports from Saturday’s games >>>>

Main photo: Springs celebrate Rina Hirano’s goal against Southern United in round one >>>>

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Games to be played on Saturday September 24, 2022

Northern Rovers v Capital Football
McFetridge Park, Glenfield, Auckland, 12.30pm

Southern United v Auckland United
Dunedin Artificial Turf, Dunedin, 2pm

Western Springs v Canterbury United Pride
Seddon Fields, Westmere, Auckland, 2.45pm

Game to be played on Sunday September 25, 2022

Eastern Suburbs v Central Football
Madills Farm, St Heliers, Auckland, 12.30pm


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