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NPL

Hobart Zebras 4-4 Launceston City FT

Clarence 1-1 Olympia FT

Kingborough 0-4 Devonport FT

South Hobart 3-1 Northern Rangers FT

WSL

Hobart Zebras 1-0 Launceston City FT

Clarence 1-3 Taroona FT

Kingborough 3-6 Ulverstone FT

South Hobart 1-0 University FT


4:00pm- Full Time: Hobart Zebras 4-4 Launceston City

3:56pm- FULL TIME: Devonport 4-0 Kingborough, Put it in the book, the Strikers are 2018 NPL Champions!

3:55pm- GOAL! Bradley Lakoseljac! He ices the game, full time follows soon thereafter and South Hobart claim the 3-1 win! 

3:51pm GOAL! Rangers, 2-1! Late life? Nick LA, gets onto a loose defensive back pass and chips keeper who was well off his line.

3:51pm- Full Time at Wentworth Park, Clarence 1-1 Olympia

3:44pm- GOAL! 4-4! Daniel Syson! Levels it up with 6 minutes to play, City still need one more to jump into third place though.

3:36pm- Northern Rangers are making a push to get back in their game against South, they’ve created a couple of good chances in recent moments but been unable to take them.

3:31pm- The Millington move has worked! He scores and its now 4-3!

3:27pm- City have sent Lindsay Millington forward in a bid to get back against the Zebras, currently trailing 4-2.

3:25pm- Second half at Darcy Street, no goals but it’s South with a few chances, largely coming down the left flank. Rangers holding more of the ball this half but not creating much.

3:14pm- 3-0 Devonport! Barnard squares it to Jelenovic who is left with a tap in at the back post!

3:08pm- The Hobart Zebras have exploded out of the blocks, now leading 4-2 thanks to goals from Pace and Sanders.

Half time around the grounds, two of the medal fancies in Mann and Fischer hitting the scoresheet.

2:51pm- GOAL! 2-0 South! Morton gets the ball in behind the defence and 1 on 1 with the Gk and makes no mistake of it.

2:47pm- GOAL! 1-0! Ryan Cook scores for South as they break through just before the half time break.

2:46pm- GOAL! 2-2! Burt scores and Just like that the Zebras are back on terms!

2:45m- GOAL! 2-1! Mathew Pace strikes back for the Zebras

2:42pm- GOAL! 2-0! Make that a 2 goal lead for Launceston City, Zebras with some major work to do now. Tyler Fischer at the double!

2:40pm- GOAL! 1-0! Launceston City take the lead over Hobart Zebras and as a result move into third place. 

2:35pm- South are knocking on the door and dominating the play against Rangers but haven’t been able to find a goal to show for it yet.

2:33pm- GOAL! 2-0! Mann! He’s done it again, another scissor kick, incredible stuff. 

2:31pm- GOAL! 1-1! Clarence equalise against Olympia, this is their final chance to avoid a winless season. 

2:19pm- GOAL! 1-0! Devonport! Brayden Mann with a bicycle kick from close range, a truly remarkable goal. 

2:14pm- GOAL! 1-0! Oympia Warriors! After 15 minutes they have the lead.

2:00pm- Well the simultaneous kick offs are dead it would seem, with the presentation delaying the kick off at the Den. We are underway elsewhere.

1:57pm- Full Time: Ulverstone 6-3 Kingborough- The perfect season is complete! 21 wins from 21 games for Ulverstone!

1:55pm- Full Time: Clarence 1-3 Taroona

1:50pm- Full Time: Hobart Zebras 1-0 Launceston City

1:48pm- Mackintosh with a stunning chip from just about the centre circle, lobs Anderson, bounces off the post then backspins in!

1:42pm- GOAL 6-2! Davis sneaks in behind then works it back to Mackintosh who roofs her second goal of the day.

1:39pm- GOAL! 6-1! Gorrie has another, she chalks up her hat-trick and equals the single season record for Super League goal scoring of 38. 

1:38pm- An update from the Eastern shore, where Taroona are leading 3-1 over Clarence at Wentworth Park.

1:31pm- Goal 1-0 South! Ferrier gets onto the fumble from the keeper who struggled with Niki Moutsastsos cross/shot and Ferreir slotted home from close range. 

1:30pm- Hobart Zebras take the lead after 75 minutes at KGV, 1-0 to Hobart Zebras!

1:27pm-Two goals in a minute, Ericka Mackintosh pokes home close range to cancel out Gorrie’s goal from a minute earlier, her 37th of the season. 5-1 now the score!

1:25pm- Jazmin Gorrie, who is 2 shy of Lucy Johnson’s scoring mark from 2017, hits the post, has come close twice this half now.

1:00PM- A cracking shot by Djakic, who shoots from 30 out but grazes the top of the post, still scoreless at Darcy Street.

So no goals anywhere else around the South, will all three other games locked at 0-0 at half time.

12:45pm- GOAL! 4-0! Melanie Smith with her second of the day, holds off a defender then rolls it home, and the half time whistle follows soon after.

12:40pm Half Time 0-0: South have had 3 decent efforts on goal, whilst University have had just the 1 chance on the break, but otherwise it’s been defence, defence with Uni locking South out of the box.

12:30pm- GOAL! 3-0! Jazmin Gorrie, gets the better of her marker, skips inside and from the extreme angle beats Gardner near side.

12:21pm- GOAL! 2-0! Lucy Reimer! Gets on the end of a wonderful ball from Foote, takes a touch then buries it.

12:15pm- Goal! 1-0 Ulverstone! Melanie Smith with a quality curler that picks out the top window. 

12:00pm- Kick off in the final round of Super League games, few audio issues down at the Den, hoping the stream will be underway shortly but we’ve had to do a full reset.

11:30am- Nearing a WSL kick off, we have the Live stream coming to you from Lightwood Park this afternoon, as Ulverstone go in chase of the perfect season.

10:30am- Still time to vote in the Goal of the Year awards, whoever leads at 4:00pm will be the winner. 

10:00am- Welcome to the Final day blog covering the last round of the NPL TAS and Women’s Super League seasons. The WSL gets underway with simultaneous kick offs at 12:000pm before the NPL follows at 2:00pm. All eight games will take place in the South, with the Mitsubishi Motors, NPL/WSL awards night to follow. I previewed the looming action and dished out my awards ballot, in the Friday Forecast, check it out if you haven’t already.

FFT Media and Communications Coordinator, Everton tragic, long form journalism devotee, Andrea Pirlo enthusiast and admirer of the parked bus.