South Melbourne FC teams storm through to Grand Finals

·

South Melbourne FC charged through the weekend, making history and setting new records for the club.

Within a 24-hour period from Friday evening, September 1, to Saturday, September 2, four South Melbourne teams qualified for the Grand Finals of their categories. Two Men’s and two Women’s teams are have made it through to the Grand Finals, something that no other team at this level has been able to achieve.

South Melbourne Under 21 team defeated Oakleigh.
South Melbourne Men’s Senior team celebrate victory with President of the Club, Nick Maikousis.

At the Victorian Men’s National Premier League semi-final on Friday night, at Lakeside Stadium, Hellas Melbourne’s Senior team defeated Oakleigh Cannons 2-1 to advance to the Grand Final for the second consecutive season. In front of almost 3000 spectators, Hellas Melbourne dominated the pitch for most of the match however, missed several chances to score. South Melbourne will face Avondale FC in the Grand Final.

South Melbourne FC fans gathered at Lakeside Stadium.

The next day, South Melbourne and Oakleigh dueled again in a semi-final, this time in the Men’s Under 21 category. Hellas Melbourne won the penalty shootout with a score of 3-3 in regular time and took the score to 4-2 in extra time penalties.

The South Melbourne Senior Women’s team won 2-1 against Boroondara-Carey Eagles FC taking them through to the Women’s National Premier League Grand Final against the Bulleen Lions.

Finally, in the Under-19 Women’s Division, Hellas Melbourne defeated Calder 1-0 to also win them the ticket to the Grand Final.

South Melbourne Senior Women’s team.
South Melbourne Under-19 Women’s team.

Advertisement

Share:

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH TGH

By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest News

Sale process ongoing for Hellenic Village’s $117.5 million property at Austral

The sale process for the Hellenic Village's 105-acre, $117.5 million property at Gurner Avenue in Austral, NSW is ongoing.

Apostolos Stamatelopoulos named in Socceroos squad for World Cup qualifier

Apostolos Stamatelopoulos has been named named in the 25-man squad for Australia’s upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026™ Qualifiers.

EU and Australia enhance cooperation on critical raw materials

The European Union (EU) and Australia have enhance cooperation on critical raw materials after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday,...

Doctors’ aid group head Christos Christou urges Australia to sanction Israel

Doctors Without Borders President Dr Christos Christou has slammed the Australian government for supplying arms to Israel.

Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches French Open third round

Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the third round of the French Open for a sixth time on Wednesday, after defeating a resilient Daniel Altmaier.

You May Also Like

Liberal councillor Julie Passas ordered to pay $11,000 over “wife beater” comments

Liberal councillor Julie Passas has been ordered to pay compensation for calling a fellow party member a wife beater at a meeting four years ago.

Stefanos Tsitsipas suggests yearly lockdown event, claims it’s “good for the planet”

Speaking of his Russian and Greek heritage, Tsitsipas admitted that much of his "philosophical" thinking and creativity comes from his Greek roots.

Greece extends lockdown indefinitely, retail stores to reopen

Greece’s government has extended nationwide lockdown measures indefinitely but says retail stores and malls will reopen Monday with strict entrance limits.