Penrith City gets the U17 double

Penrith City gets the U17 double

Penrith City have got the double at the U17 State Championships taking out the Male and Female Championship.


The male final saw Penrith City take on defending champions Macarthur after going through the rounds undefeated. Macarthur went to an early lead 1 – 0 but Penrith City dominated for the rest of the game running out winners 7 – 1.


Final Placings for the Males:

1st Penrith City

2nd Macarthur

3rd Newcastle

4th Georges River

5th Central

6th Southern Districts

7th Campelltown


The Females saw 12 teams vying for the title but in the end Penrith City and Hornsby fought their way into the final. The final was a close game Penrith City gained the upper hand early and was never headed winning 4 – 1. The last time Penrith City won this Championship was in 1995 when it was the U16 age group..



Final Placings for the Females

1st Penrith City

2nd Hornsby

= 3rd Sutherland & North Shore

5th Manly Warringah

6th Macarthur

= 7th Cumberland Nepean & Southern Districts

= 9th Orange & Macleay Valley

11th Georges River

12th Campbelltown