Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Panthers Kick on to Another Premiership

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Panthers Kick on to Another Premiership

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POTTSVILLE Panthers, Football Far North Coast's Cinderella side, has won a fourth premiership in five years after defeating Goonellabah 1-0 in a tight contest on Sunday.

The win was also Pottsville's first premiership in second division after moving up a level this season.

Captain and grand final goalkeeper, Lisa Friend, said the side took a while to settle early in the season but continued to build confidence as the new-look playing group combined.

"We had to nominate for second division as we'd won third division twice. We had new players and girls that hadn't had much experience so we really weren't sure how we'd go," Friend said.

"It took us some time to settle in, so it was a matter of gelling together."

The grand final was tense, with a large crowd of Panther supporters watching the back and forth play, with several expert saves from Friend a feature. No side was able to break the deadlock until star striker Jasmine Riddle stepped up to take a free-kick. …

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