Premier way to end
DOON Villa has given an engraver something new to do – put its name on the Fraser Coast League men's first division soccer premiership trophy.
Maryborough rivals Sunbury had won the title for the past four years, but that run of triumphs came to an end at Torquay's Dolphin Park on Saturday night.
Jason Loft ensured that.
Loft's second-half goal was enough for Doon Villa to win the grand final showdown with Sunbury, the minor premiers, 1-0.
Sunbury also tasted defeat in the men's second division grand final against West.
It was another premiership decided by a solitary goal as well, one that wasn't scored until the game had gone into extra time.
The game was nil-all at the end of normal time and the deadlock still hadn't been broken by the end of the first half in extra time.
Hans Karner changed that after he scored the all-important winning goal in the first minute of the second half.
United Warriors' victory in the women's first division grand final secured some history for the Hervey Bay club and Sunbury, once again, had to settle for finishing runners-up.
United Warriors, the minor premiers, won their first premiership after beating Sunbury 2-1 on Friday night.
Sunbury made United Warriors work hard for the win, after taking the lead through Jessica Mollee.
United Warriors hit back with goals coming from Sam Byers and Tamara Guest to seal their historic victory.
West won the women's second division grand final after beating Granville 1-0, thanks to a goal from Chantelle Whittaker.