Champions share the points with Phoenix in round two of the Great Southern Soccer Association men’s premier league competition

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Polonia's Oliver Tricholo gets clear of Phoenix's Vaughn Schoof.
Camera IconPolonia's Oliver Tricholo gets clear of Phoenix's Vaughn Schoof. Credit: Laurie Benson

Reigning champions Polonia remain unbeaten in the new season after sharing the points with Phoenix in round two of the Great Southern Soccer Association men’s premier league competition on Saturday afternoon.

Phoenix bounced back from their round one defeat to match the title holders throughout the game as neither side scored in the first half.

Both sides found the back of the net twice in the second half, but despite their best efforts for a winner, the game finished in a 2-2 draw.

Polonia's Oliver Trichilo and Phoenix's Cameron Dekker contest the ball.
Camera IconPolonia's Oliver Trichilo and Phoenix's Cameron Dekker contest the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson

Jason Wilson and Oliver Trichilo were the goal scorers for Polonia, who won their round one fixture. Leroy van den Dool and Jarred Korthuis found the back of the net for Phoenix.

Rovers recorded an emphatic win over Caledonians to make it two straight wins this season.

Jeffery Lisso starred for the victors with a hat-trick in the 6-0 rout, while Brad Chapman netted two and Andy Henson one.

Leroy Van Den Dool heads the ball for Phoenix.
Camera IconLeroy Van Den Dool heads the ball for Phoenix. Credit: Laurie Benson

Rovers netted three goals in each half to seal their second win.

In the women’s premier league, Polonia recorded their second consecutive upset win to prove they will be a force in the shortened season after knocking off reigning league champions Denmark on Friday night.

Both sides scored one goal in the first half before Polonia pulled away in the second with three goals to finish 4-2 winners.

Ellie Sinclair and Laura Hunt booted two goals in the win and Ebony Thompson and Laura McEwan found the back of the net for Denmark.

Phoenix's Lewis Bosch and Polonia's Jayden Williams contest the ball.
Camera IconPhoenix's Lewis Bosch and Polonia's Jayden Williams contest the ball. Credit: Laurie Benson

Defending cup champions Phoenix returned to the winners’ list with a comprehensive 7-2 win over Caledonians after a five-goal opening half.

Lee Plug and Jacy Mostert netted two goals for the victors, supported by Liz Bosch and Chelsea Dekker.

In the men’s reserves competition, Royals notched their first victory after a heavy round one defeat with a 5-3 triumph of Caledonians on Saturday.

Polonia scored the only goal of their match to defeat Rovers.

Phoenix's Zac Mostert gets the ball past Polonia's Connor Bunce.
Camera IconPhoenix's Zac Mostert gets the ball past Polonia's Connor Bunce. Credit: Laurie Benson

Port Albany won 3-2 over Bayswater.

In the women’s reserves competition, Port Albany notched a comfortable 6-1 win over Caledonians and Denmark edged out Polonia 2-1 on Friday night.

Mt Barker and Royals drew, as did Rovers and Phoenix.

In the women’s social competition Polonia cruised to victory as Mabel Nash and Tayah Mastalerz netted four goals each in their side’s 15-0 win over Grammar.

Phoenix's Brodie Wagenaar looks to enter the ball back into play.
Camera IconPhoenix's Brodie Wagenaar looks to enter the ball back into play. Credit: Laurie Benson

Bayswater prevailed in a tight contest over Denmark, 5-4.

In the men’s social/masters competition on Tuesday, Bayswater Masters, Denmark and The Old Boys recorded victories.

Polonia and Rovers Social drew 1-1.

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