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.
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Canberra United finished in first place on the tournament ladder, not once conceding a loss all season.