Teams prepare for Waratah Cup Finals Series

After the final regular round was contested on Wednesday (3 June), the 2015 DOOLEYS State League Waratah Cup will now turn its attentions towards the Finals Series with four teams in the race for the Champions title.

In what is one of the tightest contests in recent times, City of Sydney/Sydney Uni finished on top to claim the Minor Premiership on the back of a strong finish to the regular season.  Finishing with 11 wins and three losses, CSNA/Syd Uni were able to hold a single-point advantage over the remaining Finalists to claim top spot.

Eastwood Ryde (second), defending Champions St George (third) and Sutherland Shire (fourth) are all separated by goal percentage after finishing the regular rounds each with 10 wins, three losses and a draw – Eastwood Ryde and St George’s draw coming against each other in Round 6.

CSNA/Syd Uni come into the Finals Series with form having posted five wins from six matches since the Bye round however finals is a whole new game.  Eastwood Ryde claimed back-to-back wins in the final rounds to claim second spot, whilst St George also got back on the winner’s list with a 14 goal victory over Baulkham Hills in Round 14.

Each side has met each other twice so far in 2015, with the results varying throughout the season.  CSNA/Syd Uni has got the better of Eastwood Ryde in both their matches whilst Eastwood Ryde is yet to lose to St George.  However Sutherland Shire talliedget at least one win or draw over all other Finalists. See table below for reference.

The 2015 Waratah Cup Finals Series will begin next Wednesday 10 June at 8:30pm; CSNA/Syd Uni will meet Eastwood Ryde in the Major Semi Final on the Show Court to decide who will advance directly to the Grand Final, whilst St George and Sutherland Shire will battle it out to keep their season alive in the Minor Semi Final on Court 5. See full fixtures below.

Get down to Netball Central next Wednesday to catch all the action and help cheer your team to victory!

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2015 DOOLEYS State League Waratah Cup Finals Series
Wed 10 June 8:30pm Major Semi Final CSNA/Syd Uni v Eastwood Ryde
    Minor Semi Final St George v Sutherland Shire
Wed 17 June 8:30pm Preliminary Final Loser Major SF v Winner Minor SF
Wed 24 June 7:00pm Grand Final Winner Major SF v Winner PF


2015 DOOLEYS State League Waratah Cup – Top Four v Top Four Results
  CSNA/Syd Uni Eastwood Ryde St George Sutherland Shire
CSNA   48-41 54-41 49-53 53-46 47-51 56-41
ERNA 41-48 41-54   44-44 50-48 46-50 46-33
StGNA 53-49 46-53 44-44 48-50   50-43 44-53
SSNA 51-47 41-56 50-46 33-46 43-50 53-44