NPL Round 18: Hamilton Olympic beat Charlestown 3-0 to finish the 2016 season undefeated

14022288_508453939353848_171238584488762924_n

Hamilton Olympic finished the 2016 NPL season undefeated, beating Charlestown City 3-0 in the final round.

On a warm and a sunny afternoon at Lisle Carr Oval, Olympic began proceedings as early as in the 9th minute when Kane Goodchild rose inside the penalty box to riffle home a header from a short corner, 1-0!

The match then turned into midfield battle with neither team creating clear cut goal scoring opportunities.

On the half hour mark a long clearance from the Olympic back line caught the Charlestown defence square and Simon Mooney had no problem running through and with the goalkeeper to beat doubled the score to 2-0.

In the 35’ minute Simon Mooney came close to making it 3-0 when he unleashed a great strike from a cross by Mathew Minors but was denied by Charlestown goalie Nathan Archbold.

Half time found Olympic leading 2-0 and looking comfortable on the ball and control of the game.

In the second half both teams continued with the same slow tempo with Charlestown coming close to getting a goal back in the 60th when Joshua Maguire fired a shot from distance that rebounded off the Olympic post.

Charlestown had another opportunity in the 70th when Daniel Laiman fired a powerful shot on target only to be denied by the Olympic goalie Tommy Pullin.

In the 81st minute Kane Goodchild took on the Charlestown defence and unleashed a shot which would have netted him his 18th goal of the season and 1st spot on the goal scorer chart but Kyle Predebon had other ideas.

In stoppage time a deflection off a Charlestown defender found its way to Kane Goodchild’s head who lobbed a header into the left top corner which made the score 3-0, and himself the top goal scorer of the 2016 NPLseason!

Olympic now meet Broadmeadow Magic at Magic Park in the first leg of the semi-final on Sunday 21st August at 2.30 pm

On the same day and in the same venue our U22s meet the Emerging Jets at 12.45 pm while our U19s play Broadmeadow Magic at 11.00 am.

Congratulations to Danny Ireland for being Goalkeeper of the year with 7 clean sheets

Congratulations Kane Goodchild on winning the 2016 NPL NNSW Golden Boot. His two goals today took his tally to 18 goals in 18 games.

U22s Charlestown City – Hamilton Olympic 0-1

U19s Charlestown City – Hamilton Olympic 0-3

13912790_508455202687055_1526851715467097787_n

NPL Round 18 Results:

Lambton Jaffas – Weston Workers  4-1

Valentine – Emerging Jets Youth  0-2

Adamstown Rosebud  –  Edgeworth  1-3

Maitland – Broadmeadow Magic 0-2

Charlestown City – Hamilton Olympic 0-3

14040008_508458566020052_2221917519096704754_n

TABLE  FIRST  GRADE:

                                                           P     W  D  L       F – A   PTS

  1. Edgeworth                    18    15   1   2       52-19     46
  2. Hamilton Olympic      18    12   6   0       49-13     41
  3. Broadmeadow Magic  18     9    5   4       49-28     32
  4. Maitland                       18     8    5   5       34-23     29
  5. Charlestown City        18     7    3   8       29-41     24
  6. Newcastle JetsYouth  18    7    3   8       38-46     24
  7. Valentine                     18      5    4   9       27-43     19
  8. Lambton Jaffas           18     5    4    9       27-35    19
  9. Adamstown                  18     3    2   13      21-53    11
  10. Weston Workers         17     1    3  14      18-43      6

14055020_508462419353000_534415432512256378_n

NPL Youth

Edgeworth vs Olympic

Under 17s Olympic won 5-0
Under 15s Olympic won 2-1
Under 14s Olympic won 1-0
Under 13s Olympic won 4-2

source:Tom Tsamouras

http://hamiltonolympic.com.au/c5/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.