Round Review


Finals Series Round 2 Review – PS4 NPL NSW Men’s

Only three teams remain after week two of the PlayStation®4 NPL NSW Men’s Finals series with Bonnyrigg White Eagles and Blacktown City the big winners.

Blacktown City confirmed their Grand Final berth to be held on Sunday 11th September at Leichhardt Oval with a last minute victory against Sydney United 58, while Bonnyrigg White Eagles built on its recent incredible league run of form with a 5-0 thrashing of Manly United.

The loss eliminated Manly United and sets Bonnyrigg up with sudden death clash with Sydney United 58 in the Preliminary Final on Sunday.

With only two games in the season left the stakes couldn’t be any higher.

Sydney United 58 2 – Blacktown City 3 at Sydney United Sports Centre

A Danny Choi penalty in the 89th minute has booked Blacktown City a ticket to the PlayStation®4 NPL NSW Men’s Grand Final with a 3-2 win against Sydney United 58 – it was the club’s third final in three years.

Choi fired home in the dying stages to wrap up an incredible fight back from the visitors despite being down 2-1 at half time.

Sydney United 58 must now beat an in form Bonnyrigg White Eagles to confirm their place in the decider on September 11.

Blacktown City struck after only three minutes through Connor Evans but Nick Stavroulakis struck a rare goal and Chris Payne ensured the home side had a half time lead.

However, Blacktown is renowned for their fighting spirit and respond with aplomb in the second stanza as Patrick Antelmi and then Choi fired home to lock down a Grand Final Berth.