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After losing their first game to Hume, Fitzroy lost 36 points, four short of opponents Hume. The Black Army entered has defied odds, beating both Moreland and Fitzroy this season, both on penalties. Third-place Campbellfield was met by a rejuvenated Altona Knights, who's emphatic victory provided them with 32 points.
Western Wolves, who claimed their 2nd win in a row, took home 26 points against 6th place Carlton Heart after a dramatic penalty shootout.
In State League Championship, Northcote climbed above Melbourne Aku after defeating them in a tight encounter that saw Northcote claim 22 points. Melbourne AKU now drop to 10th position, making the top 8 an all SFV list of teams.
After a flying start to their 2023/1 campaign, Prahran Falcons suffered their second defeat of the season, alongside a Clubs Cup loss to Western City, giving away 48 points in the process and dropping down 5 places on the ladder. Vermont once again finds themselves in the spotlight after defeating the 12th ranked team Yarra Allstars, giving them 25 points in the process.
In State League One, a goalkeeper-less Thornbury will be looking to leave Round 8 in the past after losing both their league fixture and Clubs Cup game. Both losses mean they lose 48 vital points in the ranking, however maintain their spot in 20th.
Thomastown United once again will be disappointed as they are yet to record their first win of the season. Their loss means they sit in 27th spot, behind Ravenhall (21st), Braybrook (23rd), RMIT (24th), and Melbourne Crescent (26th), all of whom play in the league division below.
State League Two saw Melbourne Uni claimed their 2nd win of the season win, this time against Braybrook as they gained 30 ranking points. Despite that loss, Braybrook fought hard against Thornbury in the Clubs Cup, which went down to penalties, with Braybrook coming up with the win, gaining 45 points back.
Likewise, St George Bull's season has been derailed as they suffered a second defeat to RMIT, with the latter gaining 18 points. North Park of State League Three won their second straight game of the 2023/1 season campaign against Northern Tigers and achieved a crucial 38 points, the highest in any league. Newly joined teams, Epping Eagles and Melbourne Legacy saw a defeat in their second game of the season, however, didn’t lose many points due to very low points compared to their opponents.
Tune in the Round 9 of the Elite Leagues starting with State League Three kicking off tomorrow!