Congratulations are in order for latest local sporting heroes Canberra United, who took out the Westfield W-league with a 5-0 win over Adelaide United in their 11th round bout on Sunday.
Adelaide fought a good fight, keeping a dangerous-looking Canberra at bay for the first 25 minutes, until defenses were breached to see two quick-fire goals via Striker Michelle Heyman, taking her season total to an imprssive 12.
Taryn Hemmings also scored two of her own late in the match with a last-minute fifth goal following from Ashleigh Sykes to seal the game and W-league title against solid but outmached opponents.
Adelaide had various chances to find the back of the net throughout, but were unable to beat substitute keeper Aroon Clansey’s reflexes.
Canberra United finished in first place on the tournament ladder, not once conceding a loss all season.