2015 Capital Football season

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Australian Capital Territory Capital Football
Season2015
ChampionsCanberra Olympic
Cup winnersGungahlin United
PremiersCanberra FC
2014
2016

The 2015 Capital Football season was the third season under the new competition format in the Australian Capital Territory. The overall premier for the new structure qualified for the National Premier Leagues finals series, competing with the other state federation champions in a final knockout tournament to decide the National Premier Leagues Champion for 2015.

League Tables[edit]

2015 National Premier League ACT[edit]

Australian Capital Territory NPL Capital Football
Season2015
ChampionsCanberra Olympic
PremiersCanberra FC
Matches played64
Goals scored303 (4.73 per match)
Top goalscorerAlex Oloriegbe
Thomas James (19 goals)
2014
2016

The 2015 National Premier League ACT season was played over 18 rounds, from April to August 2015.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Canberra 16 11 3 2 53 27 +26 36 2015 National Premier Leagues Finals
2 Cooma Tigers 16 12 1 3 52 27 +25 34[a] 2015 ACT Finals
3 Belconnen United 16 10 4 2 38 24 +14 34
4 FFA Centre of Excellence 16 8 4 4 38 30 +8 28
5 Canberra Olympic (C) 16 7 4 5 38 21 +17 25 2015 ACT Finals
6 Gungahlin United 16 7 4 5 33 30 +3 25
7 Woden Weston 16 3 2 11 20 40 −20 11
8 Monaro Panthers 16 2 2 12 19 48 −29 8
9 Tuggeranong United 16 0 0 16 12 56 −44 0
Updated to match(es) played on 23 August 2015. Source: foxsportspulse.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Cooma Tigers were penalised three competition points due to a breach of NPL playing roster conditions.[1]

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 Canberra 2  
2 Cooma Tigers 1         1 Canberra 1
      2 Cooma Tigers 1   5 Canberra Olympic 3
  5 Canberra Olympic 4  
3 Belconnen United 2
5 Canberra Olympic 4  

Top Scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals[2]
1 Australia Alex Oloriegbe Cooma Tigers 19
England Thomas James Canberra FC
3 Italy Julian Borgna Cooma Tigers 11
4 Colombia Philippe Bernabo-Madrid Canberra Olympic 10
5 Australia Robert Cattanach Canberra Olympic 9
6 Australia Aisosa Ihegie Belconnen United 8
Australia Callum Smith Canberra Olympic
Australia Jason Ugrinic Belconnen United
Australia Nicholas Panetta FFA Centre of Excellence

2015 ACT Capital League[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital League
Season2015
ChampionsANU FC
PremiersMonaro Panthers B
Matches played64
Goals scored234 (3.66 per match)
Top goalscorerOlaide Yinka-Kehinde
(16 goals)
2014
2016

The 2015 ACT Capital League was the third edition of the new Capital League as the second level domestic association football competition in the ACT. 9 teams competed, all playing each other twice for a total of 16 matches.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Monaro Panthers B 16 12 2 2 42 21 +21 38 2015 ACT Capital League Finals
2 ANU FC (C) 16 10 4 2 48 21 +27 34
3 Tuggeranong United B 16 8 3 5 34 26 +8 27
4 White Eagles 16 7 4 5 31 19 +12 25
5 Narrabundah 16 5 4 7 26 26 0 19
6 Queanbeyan City 16 4 5 7 20 31 −11 17
7 Canberra Olympic B 16 3 8 5 20 34 −14 17
8 O'Connor Knights 16 3 4 9 20 43 −23 13
9 ADFA Vikings 16 1 4 11 11 31 −20 7
Source: sportstg.com
(C) Champion.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 Monaro Panthers B 1  
2 ANU FC 3         ANU FC 1(4)
      Monaro Panthers B 0   White Eagles 1(3)
  White Eagles 6  
3 Tuggeranong B 0
4 White Eagles 4  

2015 Capital Football Division 1[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital Football Division 1
Season2015
ChampionsBelconnen United B
PremiersWeston Molonglo B
Matches played90
Goals scored356 (3.96 per match)
Top goalscorerWilliam Nichols
(20 Goals)
2014
2016

The 2015 ACT Capital Football Division 1 was the first edition of the new Capital League Division 1 as the third level domestic association football competition in the ACT. 10 teams competed, all playing each team twice for a total of 18 rounds.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Weston Molonglo B 18 13 2 3 55 19 +36 41 2015 Capital Football Division 1 Finals
2 Belconnen United B (C) 18 13 0 5 50 27 +23 39
3 Lanyon United 18 12 2 4 43 20 +23 38
4 UC Pumas 18 11 2 5 41 27 +14 35
5 Canberra City 18 11 1 6 39 34 +5 34
6 ANU FC C 18 6 5 7 39 36 +3 23
7 Goulburn Stags 17 5 3 9 26 33 −7 18
8 Canberra Olympic C 17 4 4 9 32 37 −5 16
9 Burns FC 18 3 1 14 18 52 −34 10
10 Goulburn Strikers 18 0 2 16 13 71 −58 2
Source: sportstg.com
(C) Champion.

NBOne match was postponed and subsequently could not be played.

Finals[edit]

  Semi Finals Preliminary Final Grand Final
                           
1 Weston Molonglo B 0  
2 Belconnen Utd B 4         Belconnen Utd B 4
      Weston Molonglo B 2   UC Pumas 0
  UC Pumas 3  
3 Lanyon United 0
4 UC Pumas 1  

2015 Women's Capital League and Division 1[edit]

Australian Capital Territory Capital Football
Women's Capital League
and Division 1
Season2015
ChampionsUC Pumas (Div1)
Weston Molonglo (CL)
PremiersWeston Molonglo
Matches played90
Goals scored328 (3.64 per match)
Top goalscorerLee Dickson
(28 goals)
2014
2016

2015 saw a combined Capital (CL) and Division One (Div1) league for the women with the two divisions splitting into separate finals post the regular season.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Weston Molonglo 18 15 2 1 69 16 +53 47 2015 CL Finals
2 Olympic Blue 18 14 3 1 67 17 +50 45
3 UC Pumas 18 12 2 4 48 25 +23 38 2015 Div1 Finals
4 Belwest 18 7 4 7 23 25 −2 25
5 Belconnen United 18 6 4 8 28 39 −11 22 2015 CL Finals
6 Gungahlin United 18 5 5 8 33 32 +1 20
7 ANU (Div1) 18 5 3 10 21 44 −23 18 2015 Div1 Finals
8 ANU (CL) 18 4 5 9 19 24 −5 17
9 Goulburn Strikers 18 4 2 12 10 44 −34 14 2015 Div1 Finals
10 Tuggeranong United 18 2 2 14 15 62 −47 8
Updated to match(es) played on 23 August 2015. Source: sportstg.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

CL Finals[edit]

Semi Finals Grand Final
      
1 Weston Molonglo 2
4 Gungahlin United 0
1 Weston Molonglo 2
2 Olympic Blue 0
2 Olympic Blue 2
3 Belconnen United 0

Div 1 Finals[edit]

Semi Finals Grand Final
      
1 UC Pumas 5
4 Goulburn Strikers 1
1 UC Pumas 2
2 Belwest 1
2 Belwest 2
3 ANU (Div1) 0

Cup Competitions[edit]

2015 Federation Cup[edit]

Australian Capital Territory 2015 Federation Cup
Dates14 April – 20 June 2015
Teams17
Defending championsBelconnen United
ChampionsGungahlin United (8th title, 1st as GUFC)
Runners-upBelconnen United
Matches played17
Goals scored81 (4.76 per match)
2014
2016

2015 was the 53rd edition of the Capital Football Federation Cup. The Federation cup acts as the preliminary rounds for the FFA Cup in the ACT with the Cup winner entering the subsequent FFA Cup round of 32. In 2015, the Federation Cup, which is open to all senior men's teams registered with Capital Football, consisted of two rounds, quarter-finals, semi-finals and a final. NPL clubs entered the tournament in the second round. The Cup ran from 14 April 2015 (first round) till 20 June 2015 (final). Gungahlin clinched the 2015 Cup with a 1-0 victory in extra time over Belconnen, with Daniel Barac scoring the winning goal.[3]

2015 Capital Football Federation Cup
Tie no Home Team (Tier) Score Away Team (Tier)
Round 1
1 Brindabella Blues (6) 2–1 Goulburn Strikers (4)
2 Canberra City (4) 2–9 ANU FC (3)
3 Narrabundah FC (3) 5–2 O'Connor Knights (3)
Round 2
1 Narrabundah FC (3) 0–5 Gungahlin United (2)
2 Lanyon United (4) 0–5 Monaro Panthers (2)
3 Brindabella Blues (6) 0–6 Canberra Olympic (2)
4 Woden Weston (2) 2–5† Tuggeranong United (2)
5 ANU FC (3) 1–0 Queanbeyan City (3)
6 Cooma Tigers (2) 4–3 Canberra FC (2)
7 White Eagles (3) 3–0 Weston-Molonglo (4)
Quarter-finals
1 Gungahlin United (2) 2–1 Canberra Olympic (2)
2 Cooma Tigers (2) 4–1 White Eagles (3)
3 Monaro Panthers (2) 2–3 Tuggeranong United (2)
4 ANU FC (3) 1–5 Belconnen United (2)
Semi-finals
1 Tuggeranong United (2) 1–2 Belconnen United (2)
2 Cooma Tigers (2) 0–3 Gungahlin United (2)
Final
1 Belconnen United (2) 0–1† Gungahlin United (2)
Notes:
  • † = After Extra Time

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cooma Tigers lose Canberra NPL competition points for playing-roster breach". Canberra Times. 4 June 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  2. ^ "PS4 NPL - Capital Football Scoring Summary". Fox Sports Pulse. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  3. ^ Gaskin, Lee (2015-06-20). "Football: Gungahlin United into FFA Cup after beating Belconnen United 1-0 in extra-time". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 2019-02-09.