National Premier Leagues Victoria Women

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The National Premier Leagues Victoria Women, known commonly as the NPL Victoria Women's or NPLV Women's, is a semi-professional women's association football league in Victoria, Australia. It is the highest league for women in Victoria, and has been a part of the National Premier Leagues Women’s structure, and which is administered by Football Victoria. Prior to the introduction of the NPL in Victoria in 2016, the league was known as the Women's Victorian Premier League.[1]

The league is contested by ten clubs, playing a 27 round season, with the regular season running from February to September. The finals series is contested between the top four clubs, with the top two playing against third and fourth in a semi-final and the winners contesting the grand final. There is no promotion and relegation from the WNPL.

WNPL Years (2016–present)Edit

The initial members of the WNPL were Alamein, Bayside United, Bulleen Lions, Box Hill United, Calder United, Heidelberg United, Geelong Galaxy United, Senior NTC and Southern United. [1] In the following season, South Melbourne was admitted to the league who went on to win the inaugural Finals Series, 5–4 on penalties against Geelong Galaxy United.[2] South Melbourne again made the Grand Final the following season losing 3–1 to Bulleen Lions.[3][4] Despite not being crowned Champions, South Melbourne were successful in the regular season who were crowned Premiers of the 2018 season. [5] This was a feat achieved by the club as well in their initial season in the renewed league.[6] Calder United were crowned Grand Final Champions for the second time defeating Bulleen Lions 1–0.[7] This was after Calder were crowned league champions prior to the finals series.[8]

HonoursEdit

Women's National Premier Leagues Victoria
Season Grand Final Champions GF Runners Up League Premiers League Runners Up
2019 Calder United Bulleen Lions Calder United Bulleen Lions
2018 Bulleen Lions South Melbourne South Melbourne Calder United
2017 South Melbourne Geelong Galaxy United South Melbourne Calder United
2016 Calder United Geelong Galaxy United Calder United Alamein
Women's Victorian Premier League[9]
Season Grand Final Champions GF Runners Up League Premiers League Runners Up
2015 South Melbourne Boroondara Eagles Boroondara Eagles Ashburton United
2014 South Melbourne Heidelberg United South Melbourne Bulleen Lions
2013 Sandringham South Melbourne South Melbourne Box Hill United
2012 Box Hill United Bundoora United Box Hill United Sandringham
2011 South Melbourne Sandringham Sandringham South Melbourne
2010 Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United
2009 Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United
2008 Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter Ashburton
2007 Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter
2006 Box Hill Inter Heidelberg United Box Hill Inter Ashburton
2005 Box Hill Inter Cranbourne Comets Cranbourne Comets Box Hill Inter
2004 Box Hill Inter Cranbourne Comets Cranbourne Comets Box Hill Inter
2003 Box Hill Inter Keilor Park
2002 Cranbourne Comets Port Melbourne Sharks
2001 Box Hill Inter Cranbourne Comets
2000 Ringwood City ???
1999 Cranbourne Comets Manningham
1998 Cranbourne Comets ???
1997 Brunswick Zebras ???
1996 Brunswick Zebras ???
1995 Berwick City ???
1994 Berwick City ???
1993 Berwick City ???
1992 Berwick City ???

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Women's National Premier Leagues Victoria – Final Table". www.ozfootball.net. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  2. ^ "- Season Results". www.ozfootball.net. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  3. ^ "Results for NPL Women VIC". SportsTG. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  4. ^ "Heidelberg and Bulleen Champions of NPL Victoria". Football Victoria. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  5. ^ "Ladder for NPL Women VIC". SportsTG. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  6. ^ "Ladder for PS4 NPL VIC Women". SportsTG. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  7. ^ Downes, Cheryl (2019-09-15). "VIC NPLW Grand Final – Match Report". Beyond 90. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  8. ^ "Ladder for NPL VIC Women". SportsTG. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  9. ^ "Victorian League Archive". ozfootball.net. Retrieved 24 June 2012.