Canberra United crowned Westfield W-League premiers
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Canberra United crowned Westfield W-League premiers


Canberra United edged a tense 2-1 win over Sydney FC to finish as premiers in a thrilling conclusion to the Westfield W-League regular season, setting up a highly anticipated finals series.

Elsewhere on Sunday, Brisbane Roar secured a hard-fought 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory although the latter held onto third spot on goal difference.

Saturday witnessed Newcastle Jets dramatically collect their first point of the season with a Gema Simon injury-time equaliser ensuring a 2-2 draw against the visiting Adelaide United. 

Meanwhile, Westfield Matildas co-captain Kate Gill netted a double as Perth Glory defeated Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 to finish fifth, one place outside the finals.

Sydney FC will now host Melbourne Victory next Sunday at WIN Jubilee Oval in a repeat of last year’s grand final, while Canberra United will welcome Brisbane Roar to the nation’s capital on Saturday, with both matches kicking-off at 3pm.