Around the grounds in Brimbank


Nike F.C Cup

Keilor Park has a good chance to make it through to the final four of the Nike F.C Cup having drawn another Victorian Premier League Women’s side in the quarter finals. The Eagles, who knocked out six time reigning champions Calder United, have drawn Bundoora United in the quarter finals. Spring Hills has been drawn to face Preston Lions. The winners of those two matches will play each other in the semi finals.


Melbourne Knights started their time under Ivan Franjic with a loss in the National Premier League. Appointed full time coach during the week, Franjic saw his side suffer a 1-0 loss to South Melbourne on Friday night. Also on Friday night, Green Gully lost to Moreland City 2-1. On Saturday, the St Albans Saints lost to the Port Melbourne Sharks, 5-3. After 14 rounds, the Knights are in ninth, the Cavaliers in 10th and the Saints are 13th.


Caroline Springs George Cross had a tough hit out against Melbourne City in the Victorian Premier League 1 competition. City was able to claim a 3-0 win to jump above the Georgies on the ladder. After 14 rounds, the Georgies sit in 11th. In VPL2, North Sunshine Eagles beat Melbourne Srbija, 2-1. The Eagles sit top after 10 rounds.


North Sunshine is the only team without a win in the Western Football League women’s competition. The Roadrunners faced Laverton on Saturday, with neither team having had a win for the season. The Magpies dominated the match and come away with a 7.10 (52)-0.5 (5) win. Caroline Springs had a bye. The Roadrunners face Yarraville Seddon Eagles this Saturday, while Caroline Springs play Laverton.