Box Hill United have won a thrilling Women’s Premier League Grand Final 4-3 on penalties after extra time could not separate them from first-time finalists Bundoora United. In turn claiming the first ever Victorian women’s treble having won the WPL Grand Final, WPL Regular Season and Pelada Cup.
The final round of the Pelada Women’s Premier League home and away season produced plenty of action, with the majority of the games having some bearing on either the relegation battle or finals positions.
Box Hill United have been crowned the inaugural Pelada Cup Champions after defeating Bundoora United 2-0 thanks to second half goals from Katrina Smith and Georgia Koutrouvelis. Box Hill’s Louisa Bisby was awarded the Theresa Deas Medal for player of the match after a barnstorming display in midfield.
Lakeside Stadium, one of Victoria’s premier football grounds, is a fitting venue for this Saturday’s Pelada Cup final between high flying Women’s Premier League teams Bundoora United and Box Hill United.
Round 17 of the Pelada Women’s Premier League proved an unexpectedly abbreviated one, as poor pitch conditions claimed two of the round’s five matches.
Round 16 of the Pelada Women’s Premier League saw Box Hill United finally wrap up the minor premiership, as it continued its season-long unbeaten streak. Eleven points clear at the top of the WPL ladder, the only remaining uncertainty for Box Hill is who it will face in the first round of the finals. Bundoora and Heidelberg are level on points, with the former’s win enabling it to move back into second place on goal difference.
The Pelada Women’s Premier League is well into the business end of the season, and the battle to make the top four is becoming increasingly tight.
Round 14 of the Pelada Women’s Premier League featured a clash between the top two sides, Box Hill and Bundoora, with the former emerging victorious to open up a seemingly unassailable lead at the top of the ladder. Heidelberg moves up to second after a comprehensive win over Cairnlea, while Casey was too strong for South and Ashburton enjoyed a rare triumph to lift it out of the relegation zone.
Little change on the ladder in the Pelada Women’s Premier League after Round 12, with Heidelberg United the only mover as it climbed to third following its win over Ashburton.