RESULTS: The winners, scorers and tables from Friday’s top matches

Here are Friday’s results from the Southern League and the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League and Women’s Championship.

Christchurch United’s win in the Southern League was enough to ensure the club will qualify for this year’s Men’s National League.

In the Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League, Western Springs earned a point to ensure they will join Auckland United and Eastern Suburbs in this year’s Women’s National League, while Ellerslie, West Coast Rangers and Hamilton Wanderers remain in contention for the fourth qualifying place.

In the Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship, Fencibles United retain the lead despite dropping two points to bottom club Central United.

Here’s our round-up of Friday’s results:


Games played on Friday August 4, 2023

Australia Cup

Round of 32

Peninsula Power 1 (Lewis Greenwood 71′)
Wellington Phoenix 2 (Nicholas Pennington 43′, Josh Rudland 119′)
*After extra time

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Southern League

Christchurch United 3 (Dan MacLennan 42′, 74′ 82′)
Ferrymead Bays 0

Lotto NRFL Women’s Premier League

Western Springs 1 (Sofia Garcia 62′)
Auckland United 1 (Talisha Green 44′)

Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship

Fencibles United 1 (Zoe Brazier 53′)
Central United 1 (Narise Hansen 84′)

Game played on Thursday August 3, 2023

Lotto NRFL Women’s Championship

Otumoetai 1 (Grace Duncan 8′)
Tauranga City 1 (Briana Osbourne 43′)

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