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Collapse Issue 474 - 22 Jul 2019Issue 474 - 22 Jul 2019
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St Luke's unveils new stained glass windows
Council upgrades oval cafe
Cane toad discovered at Woy Woy
Thermal imaging camera for local fire brigade
Bushcare group seeks more volunteers
Homeless people moved from Austin Butler oval
Fate of funding to be decided by popular vote
Avenue of trees prevented by 'infrastructure'
Archaic system results in pollution, says ACF branch
Residents welcome withdrawal of six-storey application
Group home approved to disability support
Manufactured home proposal for IOOF homes site
Three-storey units to include affordable housing
Celebrating 96 years Harry Potter style
Short-term accommodation proposal
New bar approved for Everglades
Pearl Beach hall may get a facelift
Umina workshop for skate strategy
Geoff Melville dies aged 77
Bowlers name scoreboard after John Greenway
Rotary celebrates birthday of long-serving member
Car crashes into Umina shopfront
Lunch and show for Memorial Day
New Rotary club starts on the Peninsula
A course for women by women
Support program for domestic violence survivors
Playground opens at Patonga
Umina CWA tries peach blossom cake
Free screening of Sonic Sea documentary
Umina Surf Club gets an upgrade
Bush walkers rescued from Little Wobby
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Under-30s cannot continue to live where they grew up
Who holds Council accountable for its noise pollution?
Website provides planning alerts
Action is needed on eyesore sites
TV guide surprise
Will quarterly bills disguise water price rises?
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Fresh fruit and fitness offered for team well-being
Killy Cares installs defibrillators
Young employee of the year
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Three more artists announced for art show
Double feature at folk club concert
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Student leaders seek compost bin
Basketball knockout competition
Pretty Beach wins public speaking competition
A step back in time
New litter of piglets
Cultural activities for Naidoc Week
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Everglades duo wins Waterlily Pairs
Peninsula Thunder takes under-11s floorball title
Soccer player joins elite competition
Kingfisher Carnival comes to an end
Pirates place 10th in country champs
Shahida takes out Women's Open in calisthenics
Peninsula Swans raise $1000 with pink socks
Neighbour versus neighbour in soccer round
Umina retains pool rescue championship title
Woy Woy beaten 67 to nil

Neighbour versus neighbour in soccer round

It was neighbour versus neighbour in the highly-anticipated Round 13 fixture of Central Coast Football's Women's League Competition when Southern and Ettalong United defeated Umina United.

It was a soccer match a long time in the making with the fixture washed out the week before after heavy rain.

Undefeated in their last 10 matches, Southern and Ettalong looked to return to the summit of the table with a win over third placed Umina when the sides clashed at Umina Oval.

After falling to a 1-0 defeat in the earlier meeting between the two sides this season, Umina were looking to turn the tide on their local rivals.

However, they found themselves under significant early pressure from the visiting side who spurned a number of early opportunities.

Southern did make the breakthrough after 13 minutes, as Emma Woodger followed in a shot to profit from the rebound as she headed home the opening goal of the match.

After suffering through the early onslaught, Umina responded well as they began to gain a foothold in the match before the visitors' top-scorer Tahlor Thackray created a goal out of nothing, scoring with a long range strike in the 39th minute to take her tally to 13 for the season and see her side carry a 2-0 lead into the half-time break.

The second half continued at a high tempo, similarly to the first, with both sides enjoying quality periods of possession.

Knowing one goal would be enough to well and truly see them back into the contest, Umina continued to string together some decent opportunities but found themselves struggling to find the breakthrough.

Southern's Alana Currie scored her sides third goal after 70 minutes to all but wrap up the victory.

Umina's top-scorer, Kate Styles, was to find the net minutes later after a defensive mix-up saw her finish clinically to give her side a glimmer of hope.

However ,Southern were to finish the match off in the dying minutes after a corner from Thackray found Ali Mead who completed the scoring to see the match finish 4-1.

Umina coach Mr Steve Donaldson was happy with the effort from his side, given a number of players stepped up from the reserve grade squad.

"As disappointing as the result is to our challenge for the top, we've won games before where I've been more disappointed about the game itself.

"Asking five reserve grade players to start against the team equal top is a hard task."

The result sees Southern and Ettalong hot on the heels of ladder leaders Kanwal and Umina hold onto third place.

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