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posted on August 27, 2007 16:05
The men's first team were beaten 3-2 at Fencibles on Saturday while the women's first team earned a home tie with Waiuku in the quarter-finals of the Soccer2 Women's Knockout Cup.
After holding a 2-1 lead, the Maroon men were run down by Fencibles in Pukekohe's final fixture before Saturday night's Counties Manukau Cup final meeting with Waiuku at Murdoch Park.
The result leaves the team in eighth place in the 12-team Super Division with just the home league match against Bay Olympic on September 8 remaining.
Meanwhile, the women's first team advanced to the last eight of their cup competition by taking a resounding 8-0 win over division four Onehunga Mangere.
Rose Kraakman bagged five goals to push her season tally to 23 while Sarah Holmes grabbed a hat-trick before her and five of her team mates headed to High School tournaments around the country.
The Maroons now host Waiuku on Sunday at 11am in the second derby cup match of this coming weekend as they try to reach the last four of the cup for the second straight year.
- the men's reserves were beaten 4-0 at Papakura in their final match of the year.
- the men's third team were 1-0 winners over Manurewa Red in the cup semi-finals of the Open/Red white division. Dave Wright was the scorer for the Maroons. Click here for Steve Cox's write-up. The team will host the cup final against Manurewa Red on Saturday at 1pm.
- the women's reserve side were gallant 2-0 losers to Papakura's division one side in the knockout cup.
- the women's third team were beaten 3-1 at top-of-the-table Tuakau. Sharon McGinity scored from the spot for the visitors. Click here for Lee du Maurier's report.