NEWS: Central Coast Mariners’ affiliates recap


There was plenty of action going on over the weekend involving the Central Coast Mariners affiliate sides and we wrap up how each side went in their respective competitions.

Central Coast FC

The Central Coast FC men’s side went down 4-1 to Hakoah Sydney City East at Pluim Park, Lisarow on Sunday afternoon in their Playstation 4 National Premier League NSW Men’s 2 competition.

Central Coast Mariners senior squad members Josh Bingham and Jake McGing had a full 90 minutes on the park, with Liam O’Dell scoring the solitary goal for Central Coast FC, but the pair couldn’t force a win as their side slipped six points off top spot.   

Meanwhile the women’s side which compete in the PS4 NPL Women’s 1 were hoping to maintain their momentum after a previous weekend win, but second placed Manly United were too strong claiming a 4-1 win.

Central Coast Mariners Powerchair Football Club

In the NSW Powerchair Football Association Western Sydney division, the Mariners Powerchair team took on table toppers Newcastle Jets at Kevin Betts Stadium in Mount Druitt and pulled off a solid 1-1 draw with the Hunter side.

A 7th minute goal from Mariner Chris Turnbull gave the yellow and navy an early lead, however the Jets responded through skipper Dimitri Lioli-Davis with a 30th minute penalty.

The Mariners will next week take on Sydney FC, who are coming off an impressive 4-1 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Western NSW Mariners

In the NSW Women’s State League, the Western NSW Mariners picked up a 3-1 win away from home over the Mt Druitt Town Rangers. With a game in hand they sit in top spot after 11 rounds.

Meanwhile the NSW Men’s State League clash between the Balmain Tigers and Western NSW Mariners was washed out.

North Shore Mariners

In an entertaining Round 13 clash, the North Shore Mariners NSW Men’s State League outfit secured a 5-3 win over Hills Brumbies at home to continue their unbeaten start to 2015

The women’s outfit in the PS4 NPL NSW Women’s 1 couldn’t replicate the fortunes of the men, going down 4-3 to Illawarra Stingrays. After 11 rounds, the North Shore Mariners women sit at third on the PS4 NPL NSW Women’s 1 table.