Royal Perth & Mount Lawley reach Div 1 Women’s Final

19th Jun 2018

Women’s Pennants Division 1 has its dream final.

The two best teams of the year will battle it out next weekend at Mandurah Country Club; Mount Lawley looking for the unprecedented three-peat, while Royal Perth hopeful of ending a 15-year drought.

There are storylines throughout the highly-anticipated contest with both sides finishing on 5 wins and a loss, with Royal Perth narrowly edging out Mount Lawley for top spot in the standings on matches won.

Going into the final round of competition, Royal Perth had already booked their spot in next week’s final; however Mount Lawley still required one last victory to guarantee their place.

The back-to-back premiers had little trouble in achieving the final victory, whitewashing Cottesloe 7-0 at the WA Golf Club, to set up the thrilling finale.

Lake Karrinyup secured third position on the table with a 6-1 win over Royal Fremantle.

The experienced side had too many weapons for the young Royal Fremantle side, with Peta Roberts and Jo Ford securing dominant victories.

Royal Perth will head into the decider in fantastic form after another commanding 7-0 win over Wanneroo on Sunday, with their young guns shining once again at the top of the order.

The fixture will begin at 8.30am on Sunday at Mandurah Country Club.

The form of Royal Perth carried into Division 2, with the team going unbeaten throughout the 6-week season to finish a game clear on top of the ladder.

Melville Glades will face the powerful side at Wanneroo Golf Club on Monday after finishing their season with a 6-1 win over third-placed Mount Lawley.

Lake Karrinyup finished their season on a high with a 7-0 victory over Nedlands at the Vines Golf & Country Club.

Joondalup and WA Golf Club will battle it out for the Division 3 Pennant after both securing a place in Monday’s final at Wanneroo.

Joondalup had already booked a place in the final the previous week; however their opponent was far from decided.

WA Golf Club, Royal Fremantle and Cottesloe all needed wins to have a chance at the coveted finals spot, incredibly all three gained victory.

In the end one match was the deciding factor, with WA Golf Club’s 6-1 victory usurping the 5-2 wins to both Royal Fremantle and Nedlands.

WA Golf Club has clinched the Division 4 Pennant after a final round full of drama at Royal Perth Golf Club on Monday.

Needing a win to claim the title, WA Golf Club could only muster a halve with Mount Lawley, with a 7&6 win to Angie Cassian levelling the scores at 3.5 each.

That result opened the door for Kwinana, who needed a win over a lowly placed Wanneroo to capture an unlikely title.

Wanneroo had other plans, playing their match of the season to record an upset 5-2 victory, meaning WA Golf Club were named champions.

Royal Fremantle were crowned Division 5 winners on Monday after clinching the title last weekend.

The side had a bye in the final round however sat 4 points ahead of their closest rival, meaning they could not be caught.

Nedlands and Mount Lawley claimed final round victories, while Joondalup and Cottesloe halved 3.5-3.5.

WA Golf Club rounded out an exciting day for the organisation with a second pennant flag in Division 6 at Wanneroo Golf Club.

The side was undefeated throughout the campaign and had already accrued enough points for the title in the previous round.

Wanneroo made sure it wasn’t all one-way traffic however; halving with the premiers 3.5-3.5 in the final match of the season.

Royal Fremantle and Nedlands were the other winners of the fixture.