WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE
For the second week running LAUNCESTON UNITED won 1-0 thanks to a Dani Gunton goal.
Seven days after nodding in the sealer against South Hobart, the club captain struck the winner at bottom-placed Taroona's picturesque Kelvedon Park.
Ten minutes into the second half, Gunton picked up the ball on the edge of the box, ran towards goal and then fired a low shot into the net.
Both teams played some commendable football in dreadful conditions as United recorded a third straight win without conceding.
In Saturday's other WSL fixture, Devonport defeated Olympia 2-1.
Devonport Strikers edged ever closer to another NPL Tasmania title by cruising to a 3-0 home win over Olympia Warriors.
Striker Brody Denehey scored early and, after Daniel Syson had clipped the crossbar, added another from the penalty spot before Jordan Lamb wrapped up the scoring.
The two Nicks, Mearns and Naden, claimed the goals as Glenorchy beat South Hobart 2-0 in the second-versus-third clash at KGV to keep up the pressure on Devonport.
Kingborough Lions came from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw with Clarence Zebras at Wentworth Park.
NORTHERN RANGERS kept up the pressure on Ulverstone at the top of the Women's Northern Championship with a 5-1 win at Devonport.
Moana Chamberlin scored a hat-trick and Abbie Chugg a brace as Stephen Pearce's side cruised home.
LAUNCESTON CITY and RIVERSIDE OLYMPIC drew 1-1 at Prospect.
Jalyssa O'Byrne scored for City, whose coach Barry Baker was pleased with the point.
"It was a good game under the muddy conditions," he said. "A good tough contest and the girls are improving each week."
Sofia Bailey scored for Olympic, whose coach Jo Haezebrouck said: "Before the game I would have been disappointed with one point but, to be honest, a draw was a fair result."
LAUNCESTON UNITED's long trip to Somerset proved worthwhile with a 4-0 win at Cardigan Street as Ulverstone continued its stunning season with a 4-1 win just along the Coast at Burnie.
LAUNCESTON CITY were the only Northern winners in the men's competition, defeating RIVERSIDE OLYMPIC 2-1 at Prospect Park through goals from Nick Thorne and Charlie Dyer's superb individual effort.
"All boys played awesome in hard conditions," reported City coach Justin Dyer.
NORTHERN RANGERS lost 5-3 at Devonport despite goals from Bryley Jordan, Wes Chugg and Dan Wagner.
LAUNCESTON UNITED went down 5-0 to Somerset Sharks.
Ulverstone edged a five-goal thriller 3-2 at Burnie United.