June 4, 2012
AUCKLAND – ASB Women’s Knockout Cup holders Glenfield Rovers have made a winning start their title defence beating Hibiscus Coast 6-0 in their round two clash north of Auckland today.
New Zealand U-20 striker Stephanie Skilton netted four times, including once from the penalty spot, to lead the North Shore club into the quarterfinals with Jess Innes and Football Ferns defender Bridgette Armstrong also scoring.
Carena Oosterbaan was also on song in front of goal as she scored all five goals in Seatoun’s one-sided win over Valeron Wanderers in the capital.
In Dunedin, Roslyn Wakari fought off Dunedin Technical to win 3-2 and extend their season long unbeaten run and book a place in the Southern ‘final’ against Coastal Spirit who beat Cashmere Technical 2-1 in Christchurch on Monday.
Rebecca Tegg’s third brace of goals in as many cup ties this season saw Eastern Suburbs oust nine time winners Lynn Avon United 2-1 in Auckland despite Lyn Avon taking an 11th minute lead through Daisy Cleverly.
In Palmerston North, a second half onslaught helped Massey University overcome a halftime deficit against Wellington United, hitting the woodwork five times in their 3-1 come from behind win.
On Monday, Claudelands Rovers opened their account with a 7-0 win over Tauranga’s Old Blues in Hamilton and Three Kings United posted the same score line in Auckland against Western Springs.
The ASB Women’s Knockout Cup is played along federation lines until the quarterfinals and becomes an open national draw at the semi final stage.