Swans make Battle semi-finals

SALE United advanced to the semi-finals of the Gippsland Soccer League Battle of Britain Cup after a 4-2 win at home against Traralgon Olympians.

Goal scorers Kristian Phillips, Jon Piefke, Marc McLeod and Travis Patterson ensured the Swans remained in the competition.

Anthony Pardo scored both Olympians’ goals.

The Swans will meet Fortuna in their semi-final on August 11 at Morwell.

Fortuna defeated local rival Falcons 5-2 with Josh Tanti scoring a hat-trick and John McEvoy two goals.

Cup holder Churchill United scored two second half goals to defeat Monash 2-0.

The match between Traralgon City and Moe United has been postponed due to the impact of heavy on the pitch at Traralgon.

SALE United was knocked out of the Steel Youth Cup after a 2-1 loss to Olympians.

Two goals from Josh Deschepper helped the Swans’ reserves side defeat Olympians 3-1 in the Shopwell Trophy.

The Swans’ women were no match for Churchill in the Browne-Huizer Cup, going down 14-1.

THE regular GSL season resumes this weekend, with second-placed Sale United heading to Moe to play the third-placed Red Devils this Sunday.

Also on Sunday, Fortuna will host Tyers, Monash will be at home against Traralgon City and Newborough-Yallourn United will head to Traralgon to play Olympians.

Falcons will host Churchill on Saturday from 5pm.