1978 National Soccer League Results
Researched by John Punshon and Andrew Howe, written by Greg Stock

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Sources: Soccer Action, Soccer World.

Round One

Sunday March 5 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 6,500
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Robert Marwe, Bugsy Nyskohus, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, Sergio Melta (David Rigby 46), Gary Marocchi, John Perin, Danny Dance (Henry Kolecki 55), Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic (John Martin 42), John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Nicolaides 28

Sunday March 5 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Des Miles (Col Amos 46)
Attendance: 4,000
Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, Jim Hermiston, George Potter, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, Steve Amos (Ian Lawrie 65), John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes
Coach: Brian Daykin
Cautions: Nil
0-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Mark Jankovics, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Sharne 27, Jankovics 47, 53

Sunday March 5 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 6,000
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Garry Parker, Mike Milovanovic, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, John Davies, Ivan Grujicic, Roy Stark, Brian Stoddart, Terry Byrne
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Grujicic 82 pen
1-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Sam Service, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Lucky Vagianos, Neil McGachey, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, Uros Zivkovic (Vic Bozanic 57), Graham Norris, Eric Carruthers (Peter Boyle 46)
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Vagianos, Norris
Goal: Norris 68
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 5 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 3,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Andy Bozikas, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Mike Micevski (Jim Campbell 74), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Bozikas 79
1-0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell (Brian Kibbey 65), Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, John Lavelle, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Willie Conner (Alan Marley 65), John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 5 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 15,067
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Neil Endacott (Col Curran 68), Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Lloyd Hardes, Craig Mason, Ken Boden, Paul Kay, Bill Amey, John Turnbull (Slav Catalovski 64)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boden 78 pen
1-4 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson (George Townsend 46), Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva, Terry Smith
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: O'Connor
Goals: Watson 36, Silva 62, 64, Barnes 82
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 5 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 3,853
St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Carlos Mendez (Rudi Gnavi 56), Paul Jones, Robbie O'Shea, Zoran Durisic (Neville Morgan 46), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
0-2 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cummings 20, Rogers 50
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 5 1978
Arlington Oval, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 4,214
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Greg Allan, Stuart Markland, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Ken Wilson, Chris Thamnidis
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Luckett, Markland, McIntosh

0-1 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble, Warren Turnbull, Peter Stone, David Harding, Brian O'Donnell, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, John Vernon (Mark Samuels 65)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Noble, O'Donnell
Goal: Fisher 75


Round Two

Sunday March 12 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 5,000
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Willie Conner (Eusebio Ibanez 63), Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell (John Coyne 75)
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Gaffney 32, Echeverria 49, Caldwell 55
3-0 Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Andrija Ristic, Andy Kazi, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Mendo Ristovski, John Martin, Vlatko Belic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 12 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 6,580
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, John Brown (Danny Moulis 59), Roy Stark, Garry Parker, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, John Davies, Ian Heywood (Ken Henderson 31), Terry Byrne, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Byrne 47, Grujicic 62
2-2 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, John Perin, Bugsy Nyskohus, Zoran Matic, Robert Marwe, Frank Lister, David Rigby, Brian Northcote, John Nyskohus, Sergio Melta, Gary Marocchi
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: B.Nyskohus
Goals: J.Nyskohus 22, Melta 36
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 12 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,010
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Bobby Smith, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Bobby McGuinness, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Campbell 32
1-3 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Steve Amos, Eddie Spearritt (John Ogden 75), John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes, Geoff Morris (Ian Lawrie 84), Alan Niven
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Spearritt, Laszlo
Goals: Hughes 59, 68, 74

Sunday March 12 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,891
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Prskalo
Goals: Vieri 15, Rooney 40, Jankovics 50, Byrne 70
4-0 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor (Doug Hay 75), Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Tony Boggi
Caution: Provan
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 12 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Sydney
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 4,500
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Rogers 63
1-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Luckett, Dave McIntosh, Stuart Markland, Paul Coton, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Jim Herron (Ken Wilson 69), Chris Thamnidis (Joe Senkalski 65)
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ainslie 78

Sunday March 12 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Jim Johnston
Attendance: 5,233
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Gordon McCulloch (Peter Tymczyszyn), Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, David Jones, Peter Boyle (Uros Zivkovic 82), Eric Carruthers, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: McGachey 59
1-4 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Paul Jones, Rudi Gnavi (Zoran Durisic 82), Robbie O'Shea, Neville Morgan (Peter Hensman 54), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Harris
Goals: R.O'Shea 37, J.O'Shea 61, O'Connor 62, Jones 81

Sunday March 12 1978
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 1,053
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Peter Stone, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, Brian O'Donnell, John Vernon (Mark Samuels 73)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: C.Eaton, Noble
Goal: C.Eaton 70


1-1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Neil Endacott, Craig Mason, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Amey, Col Curran, Ken Boden, Mike Galpin, Peter Tredinnick (Paul Kay 86)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Curran 42


Round Three

Saturday March 18 1978
Junction Oval, St. Kilda, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 4,200
Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Alan Parrott, Andy Kazi, Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Zdravko Lujic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Hazabent, Kondarios
0-2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Parrott 30 Own Goal, Mariani 51

Sunday March 19 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 5,000
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell (John Lavelle 7), Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Willie Conner (John Coyne 71), Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Lavelle
Goals: Echeverria 48, Marley 54
2-1 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz (Peter Marshall 46), Bugsy Nyskohus, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, Fred Yung, Henry Kolecki, Gary Marocchi, John Perin (Sergio Melta 73), Danny Dance, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Marocchi 90

Sunday March 19 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ollerton 15, 74, Hagegmanouil 76
3-0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Neil Endacott, Craig Mason (Alan Vest 68), Bill Amey, Col Curran, Mike Galpin (Lloyd Hardes 67), Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 19 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 4,500
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Uros Zivkovic, Eric Carruthers (Peter Boyle 54), Graham Norris, Alex Zervas, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: McGachey
0-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Stuart Markland, Dave McIntosh, Paul Coton (Chris Thamnidis 71), Derek Laing, Alex Jamieson, Ken Wilson, Joe Senkalski, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Senkalski 46

Monday March 27 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 4,000
This home fixture for Eastern Suburbs Hakoah was moved to Olympic Park, Melbourne by the NSL.
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Bobby Smith, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva, Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Mullen 57, Stevenson 77 pen
3-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Doug Hay (Theo Selemidis 62), Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas, Joe Tront
Coach: Tony Boggi
Caution: Tansey
Goal: Tront 79

Monday March 27 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,533
St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Peter Terry, Paul Jones (Rudi Gnavi 59), John O'Shea, Zoran Durisic, Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan (Carlos Mendez 75), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Grosse
Goals: O'Connor 43, Hensman 61
2-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Mike Milovanovic, Roy Stark, Tony Henderson, Steve Hogg, John Davies, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Brian Stoddart, Terry Byrne, Ian Heywood
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Heywood 22
Match Day Programme

Monday March 27 1978
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 1,000
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Brian Dodd, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher (Mark Samuels 62)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fisher 18, Samuels 78


2-2 Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Laszlo (Steve Amos 76), Geoff Morris, Alan Hughes (Ian Lawrie 46), John Ogden
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Morris
Goals: Morris 5, Neale 20


Round Four

Saturday March 25 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: Ken Allen
Attendance: 3,000
Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi (Dragan Vasic 46), John Nicolaides, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Palinkas, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Kriaris
Goal: Ristovski 88
1-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Bobby Smith, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Barnes
Goal: Stevenson 23 pen

Saturday March 25 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 7,019
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Lloyd Hardes (Paul Kay 76), Craig Mason, Bill Amey, Mike Galpin, Ken Boden, Neil Endacott
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
0-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, Alex Zervas
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Drinkwater 45 Own Goal

Sunday March 26 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 5,800
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz (Peter Marshall 37), Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, Henry Kolecki, Danny Dance (Agenor Muniz 74), David Rigby, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Grosse 39 Own Goal
1-0 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Zoran Durisic (Peter Hensman 46), Paul Jones, Robbie O'Shea, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil

Sunday March 26 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 330
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Steve Amos, Alan Niven, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Neale 43
1-1 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings (Bobby McGuinness 28), Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Wright 74

Sunday March 26 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor (Mike Micevski 46), Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Nil
0-3 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble (Ian Rowden 46), Warren Turnbull, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, David Harding, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, Brian Dodd
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fisher 21, C.Eaton 25, 47

Saturday March 26 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 6,700
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani (Richie Williams 63), Peter Sharne, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jankovics 36, Rooney 44, Byrne 68 pen
3-2 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, John Lavelle (Steve Clark 74), Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, Willie Conner, Frank Pimblett, Alan Marley, Roberto Echeverria, Kevin Caldwell (John Coyne 65)
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Conner
Goals: Marley 12, 86
Match Day Programme

Sunday March 26 1978
Erskineville Oval, Erskineville, Sydney
Referee: Alf Rodway
Attendance: 4,133
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Luckett, Dave McIntosh, Stuart Markland, Mike Cross, Greg Allan, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Joe Senkalski (Jim Herron 53), Ken Wilson (Chris Thamnidis 67)
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Senkalski 19 pen
1-2 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, John Davies, Ivan Grujicic, Terry Byrne (Ian Heywood 70), Brian Stoddart
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Henderson, Byrne
Goals: Grujicic 9 pen, Byrne 17
Match Day Programme

Round Five

Saturday April 1 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Des Miles
Attendance: 3,200
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Tony Henderson, Steve Hogg (John Davies 46), John Brown, Ian Heywood, Brian Stoddart, Terry Byrne, Jim Cant, Roy Stark
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Byrne
Goals: Byrne 67, Stoddart 73
2-2 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Craig Mason, Lloyd Hardes, Bill Amey, Ken Boden, Mike Galpin, Neil Endacott (Peter Tredinnick 76)
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mason 33, Drinkwater 39
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 2 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: John Van Der Lynde
Attendance: 2,400
Brisbane City
Bob Barlow, Kevin Caldwell, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, John Lavelle, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett (George Williamson 85), Roberto Echeverria, Willie Conner, Alan Marley (Eusebio Ibanez 65), John Coyne
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Coyne; Red Card: Echeverria 90
0-3 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor (Alan Kershaw 77), Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Bobby Smith, Hilton Silva (Terry Smith 83)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stevenson 45, Watson 55, Tokesi 80 Own Goal

Sunday April 2 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 6,608
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Gary Byrne, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani (Ray Richards 46), Peter Sharne, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Byrne 44 pen
1-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic (Agenor Muniz 46), Frank Lister (Danny Dance 67), David Rigby, Sergio Melta, John Perin, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Melta
Goal: J.Nyskohus 40
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 2 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 18,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Bobby McGuinness, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kent 45
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Joe Tront (Jim O'Reilly 46), Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cole 53
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 2 1978
Arlington Oval, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 4,629
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Mike Cross, Dave McIntosh, Greg Allan, Billy Palmer, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Stuart Markland, Don Allan (Ken Wilson 77), Derek Laing, Joe Senkalski
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ainslie 3, Laing 57
2-0 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Peter Terry, Paul Jones, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Phil O'Connor, Neville Morgan, Peter Hensman
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Harris

Sunday April 2 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,786
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Alex Zervas, Graham Norris (Eric Carruthers 46), Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jones 52, McGregor 61, Boyle 87
3-0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt (Steve Amos 74), John Ogden (Paul Laszlo 65), Alan Hughes, Ian Lawrie, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 2 1978
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 1,023
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Bob Noble (Mark Samuels 46), Warren Turnbull, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Brian Dodd, Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Noble, C.Eaton

0-0 Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, John Martin, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Round Six

Saturday April 8 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Bobby Kerr
Attendance: 5,895
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, David Rigby, Sergio Melta, John Perin, Gary Marocchi (Robert Marwe 68), John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Perin
0-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Greg Allan, Dave McIntosh, Stuart Markland, Derek Laing, Ken Wilson, Joe Senkalski, Don Allan (Paul Luckett 88), Alan Ainslie
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: D.Allan 57

Saturday April 8 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 3,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Doug Hay (Andy Bozikas 46), Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Hay, McMillan
Goal: Cole 73
1-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor, Alex Zervas, Eric Carruthers
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Boyle
Goal: Carruthers 91

Sunday April 9 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,000
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Steve Amos, John Neale, Alan Venables, Alan Niven (Graham Wilson 57), Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Laszlo 13, Hermiston 40 pen
2-2 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, John Davies, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic (Steve Hogg 76), Terry Byrne, Brian Stoddart, Ian Heywood
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Brown
Goals: Cant 9, Hermiston 15 Own Goal

Sunday April 9 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 3,598
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen (Terry Smith 76), Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Bobby Smith, Ernie Campbell, Alan Kershaw, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: O'Connor, Kershaw, Smith, Mullen; Red Card: Thomson 30
0-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Gary Byrne (Ray Richards 37), Mark Jankovics, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Prskalo; Red Card: Prskalo 50

Sunday April 9 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 8,250
Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic (John Martin 70), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, John Nicolaides (Andrija Ristic 70), Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Hazabent
0-2 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Bobby McGuinness (Duncan Cummings 46), Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ollerton 45, 78

Sunday April 9 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 1,637
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Peter Terry, Doug Utjesenovic, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Paul Jones, Phil O'Connor, Neville Morgan (Robbie O'Shea 63), Peter Hensman
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goals: O'Connor 13, Jones 73
2-3 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Neil Endacott (Slav Catalovski 62), Craig Mason, Col Curran, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Lloyd Hardes, Ken Boden, Mike Galpin, Bill Amey
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Endacott 16, Boden 42, Harris 72 Own Goal

Sunday April 9 1978
Englefield Stadium, Dural, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 500
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Warren Turnbull, Rod Skellern, Bob Noble (Ian Rowden 25), Peter Wilson, Brian Dodd, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, David Harding, Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher (Andy Scott 46)
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Turnbull
Goals: C.Eaton 37, Scott 57, Perry 67 Own Goal


3-1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, John Lavelle, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Steve Clark (Eusebio Ibanez 83), Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Iain Fagan, Willie Conner, Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell (John Coyne 53)
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Conner 17


Round Seven

Saturday April 15 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 3,000
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Venables (Alan Hughes 65), Eddie Spearritt, Graham Wilson, John Neale, Alan Niven, Paul Laszlo (Paul Ontong 79), Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
0-0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse (Emery Holmik 65), Doug Utjesenovic, Neville Morgan, Peter Terry, Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Phil O'Connor, Robbie O'Shea, Paul Jones
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Gnavi

Saturday April 15 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 5,300
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Tony Henderson, Ivan Grujicic, John Brown, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, Brian Stoddart, Terry Byrne (Ken Henderson 64), Ian Heywood
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Byrne, Tilsed, Brown
Goals: Byrne 54, Grujicic 65 pen
2-2 Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Mike Micevski, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic (Andy Bozikas 10)
Coach: Tony Boggi
Caution: Campbell
Goals: Cole 60, Taylor 85 pen
Match Day Programme

Saturday April 15 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,287
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Lloyd Hardes, Bill Amey, Craig Mason, Mike Galpin, Neil Endacott (Slav Catalovski 57), Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boden 27
1-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Greg Allan, Dave McIntosh, Stuart Markland, Derek Laing, Alex Jamieson, Don Allan, Joe Senkalski, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Tom Anderson
Caution: Jamieson
Goal: Senkalski 31

Sunday April 16 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 1,283
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Alan Kershaw (Jeff Illingworth 36), Henry Mowbray, Steve O'Connor, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Bobby Smith, Hilton Silva, Ernie Campbell
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: O'Connor, Silva
Goal: Campbell 22
1-2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin (David Rigby 84), Brian Northcote, Gary Marocchi (Henry Kolecki 84), Sergio Melta, Robert Marwe, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goals: J.Nyskohus 6, Northcote 67

Sunday April 16 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 5,719
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, Stuart Selvage, John Russell, Ray Richards, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Mark Jankovics
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Jones, Richards
Goals: Vieri 9 pen, 71, 76 pen, Rooney 11, Jankovics 63, Mariani 70
6-2 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Brian Dodd, Peter Stone, Andy Scott (Alan Fisher 72), Brian O'Donnell (John Vernon 53), Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: T.Eaton, Vernon
Goals: Harding 15, C.Eaton 16
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 16 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Readshaw
Attendance: 5,750
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis (George Christopoulos 88), Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent (Bobby McGuinness 53)
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Iain Fagan, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, John Lavelle, Frank Pimblett, Brian Kibbey (Ian Rathmell 65), Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Ian Johnston, Eusebio Ibanez (Willie Conner 46)
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Echeverria 80

Sunday April 16 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Jack Tarling
Attendance: 5,523
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Con Kambas, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Alex Zervas (Graham Norris 55), Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Vagianos
Goal: Bozanic 32


1-2 Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Igor Hazabent, Zdravko Lujic, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Palinkas
Goals: Picioane 82, Rujevic 85


Round Eight

Saturday April 22 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 5,020
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Steve Hogg, John Brown, Ivan Grujicic, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, Brian Stoddart, Ian Heywood
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant
Goal: Stark 72
1-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Zdravko Lujic, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Mirko Rujevic (Mendo Ristovski 64), Joe Palinkas, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic, John Nicolaides
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Kriaris
Goal: Picioane 29
Match Day Programme

Sunday April 23 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 5,123
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Sergio Melta (Henry Kolecki 59), Robert Marwe, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: B.Nyskohus 69
1-1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Neil Endacott, Craig Mason, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Lloyd Hardes, Col Curran, Mike Galpin, Ken Boden, Bill Amey
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Amey
Goal: Galpin 42

Sunday April 23 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 4,200
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, John Lavelle (Brian Kibbey 66), Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Iain Fagan, Roberto Echeverria, Ian Johnston (Kevin Caldwell 58), Willie Conner
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
0-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Neil McGachey, Graham Honeyman, Vic Bozanic, Dave Pillans, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: McGachey 44

Sunday April 23 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 17,728
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Lutton, Pye
0-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, Ivo Prskalo, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ray Richards, Paul Degney, Roberto Vieri (Richie Williams 91), Jimmy Rooney, Mark Jankovics, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Mariani, Richards
Goals: Sharne 44, Vieri 67 pen, Jankovics 89

Sunday April 23 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 2,160
St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Paul Jones (Zoran Durisic 66), Robbie O'Shea, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Harris, Gnavi
Goals: O'Connor 36 pen, 76 pen
2-0 Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Jim O'Reilly, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Bob Provan, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Mike Micevski (Theo Selemidis 71), Gary Cole, Andy Bozikas
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Tansey, Provan, Bannon

Sunday April 23 1978
Erskineville Oval, Erskineville, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 3,685
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Greg Allan, Dave McIntosh, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Stuart Markland, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Don Allan (Ray Botham 34), Joe Senkalski (Ken Wilson 67)
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Cross, McIntosh
Goals: Ainslie 53, Wilson 80
2-4 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Alan Venables, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, George Potter, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Ontong (Ian Lawrie 72), Alan Hughes, Geoff Morris (Barry Fairbrother 30), Paul Laszlo
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Venables, Hughes
Goals: Fairbrother 31, Hughes 34, Ontong 41, Laszlo 88

Sunday April 23 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,476
Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Alan Fisher, Peter Stone, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Harding
Goals: Harding 35, C.Eaton 43, Fisher 51


3-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Jeff Illingworth, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Kevin Mullen (Bobby Smith 6), Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 78, Silva 86


Round Nine

Saturday April 29 1978
Macquarie Field, Newcastle
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 5,018
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Lloyd Hardes, Bill Amey, Craig Mason, Mike Galpin, Neil Endacott, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Willis, Mason
Goals: Boden 6, Mason 78
2-2 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, Alan Venables (Leon Wilson 46), John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes, Paul Ontong
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Hughes
Goals: Hughes 82, Spearritt 84

Saturday April 29 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 2,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, John Nicolaides, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic (Mendo Ristovski 63)
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic.
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Palinkas 13, Ristovski 86
2-0 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Paul Jones, Neville Morgan, Peter Terry, Rudi Gnavi, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman (Zoran Durisic 4), Phil O'Connor, John O'Shea
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 30 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,500
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall (Roger Romanowicz 46), Fred Yung, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Henry Kolecki, Robert Marwe, Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Perin
Goals: Kolecki 3, 75, J.Nyskohus 40, Perin 66
4-2 Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Alan Fisher (John Vernon 70), Peter Stone, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Scott
Goals: Fisher 62, C.Eaton 91 pen

Sunday April 30 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 4,100
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Iain Fagan, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell (Ian Johnston 79), Alan Marley, Willie Conner
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Caldwell 43
1-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Garry Parker (Mike Milovanovic 46), Roy Stark, John Brown, Tony Henderson, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg, Ian Heywood, Terry Byrne, Brian Stoddart (Ivan Grujicic 46)
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 30 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 3,580 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Luis de Melo, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
0-0 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers (George Christopoulos 57), Bobby McGuinness, Duncan Cummings, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday April 30 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 3,580 (double-header)
The NSL ordered Fitzroy United play this fixture interstate in part punishment for an assault on a referee.
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Mike Micevski (Nick Rakovalis 61), Gary Cole, Theo Selemidis
Coach: Tony Boggi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cole 8, 38, Campbell 48
3-1 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Greg Allan, Dave McIntosh, Stuart Markland, Ray Botham (Joe Senkalski), Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Con Davourlis, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Tom Anderson
Caution: McIntosh
Goal: Ainslie 49

Sunday April 30 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 6,479
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Mark Jankovics, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Sharne
Goals: Mariani 16, Jankovics 48
2-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, con Kambas (Lucky Vagianos 26), David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Kambas, Vagianos
Match Day Programme

Round Ten

Saturday May 6 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 7,450
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Roy Stark, Tony Henderson, Ivan Grujicic, Terry Byrne, John Brown, Jim Cant, Peter Marinello, Ian Heywood
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Ray Richards, Roberto Vieri (Richie Williams 46), Jimmy Rooney, Mark Jankovics (Stuart Selvege 89), Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Richards 82
Match Day Programme

Saturday May 6 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: nr
Attendance: 7,826
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Lloyd Hardes, Craig Johnston (John Sneddon 78), Mike Galpin (Neil Endacott 46), Craig Mason, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Johnston
Goals: Boden 20, Mason 83
2-2 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic (Mike Micevski 86)
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Taylor
Goals: Buljevic 65, Campbell 70

Saturday May 6 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 4,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Chris Kent, Peter Ollerton, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ollerton 6, 24
2-1 Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz (Greg Woodhouse 46), Rod Skellern, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: O'Donnell
Goal: Vernon 2

Sunday May 7 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: John Van Der Lynde
Attendance: 3,000
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, George Potter, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother (Alan Venables 70), Paul Ontong (Steve Amos 58)
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Potter 28, Laszlo 63, Hermiston 78
3-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, Fred Yung, John Perin, Henry Kolecki, Gary Marocchi (Agenor Muniz 70), John Nyskohus, Jim Muir (Robert Marwe 70), Brian Northcote
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions:Nil
Goal: Kolecki 9

Sunday May 7 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 2,005
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Neville Morgan, Emery Holmik, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Paul Jones, Carlos Mendez (Zoran Durisic 74), Robbie O'Shea, Phil O'Connor (Peter Terry 89)
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: Gnavi
Goals: Gnavi 46, Durisic 83
2-0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Iain Fagan, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (Ian Johnston 76), Willie Conner, Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Echeverria

Sunday May 7 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Alf Rodway
Attendance: 6,311
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Mike Cross, Richard Bell, Stuart Markland, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Paul Luckett (Peter Raskopoulos 80), Con Davourlis, Don Allan (Joe Senkalski 59), Derek Laing
Coach: Tom Anderson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Laing 58
1-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic (John Martin 75), John Nicolaides, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Lujic 53
Goal: Picioane 24

Sunday May 7 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 5,341
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Lucky Vagianos (Graham Norris 41), David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Neil McGachey
Cautions: Vagianos, Jones
Goals: Bozanic 20, O'Connor 53 Own Goal, McGregor 56


3-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Ian Souness, Henry Mowbray, Jeff Illingworth, Steve O'Connor, John Stevenson, Bobby Smith, Luis de Melo (Ernie Campbell 61), Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Stevenson, Barnes
Goals: Barnes 22, 37


Round Eleven

Saturday May 13 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 3,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Joe Picioane, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, John Nicolaides, Mirko Rujevic, Mendo Ristovski, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic (Andy Kazi 46)
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Palinkas, Rujevic
0-1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Craig Johnston, John Sneddon, Craig Mason, Lloyd Hardes, Ken Boden, Bob Mountford
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Summerscales
Goal: Mountford 48

Sunday May 14 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Jim Johnston
Attendance: 7,856
Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, Jim Muir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Gary Marocchi (Agenor Muniz 46), Henry Kolecki, Graham Fyfe (Pat McCluskey 72), John Kosmina, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Muir 60
1-1 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, George Campbell, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Christopoulos 16

Sunday May 14 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,500
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Ian Johnston (Frank Pimblett 73), Iain Fagan, Kevin Caldwell, Alan Marley, Willie Conner
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Johnston
Goals: Marley 22, 44, Conner 61
3-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer (Bill Stravopodis 46), Stuart Markland, Richard Bell, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Greg Allan, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Con Davourlis, Dave McIntosh (Don Allan 46)
Coach: Tom Anderson
Caution: G.Allan
Goals: D.Allan 72, 80

Sunday May 14 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,685 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson (Ernie Campbell 46), Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Simco Silva, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: H.Silva
Goals: O'Connor 66, Campbell 72, Souness 89
3-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, Tony Henderson, Roy Stark, Ivan Grujicic, John Brown, Jim Cant, Steve Hogg (Luis Salgado 85), Terry Byrne (Ian Heywood 20), Peter Marinello
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday May 14 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,685 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Peter Wilson (Ian Rowden 26), David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, John Vernon (Mark Samuels 72)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: O'Donnell; Red Card: Scott 88
Goal: Harding 37
1-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn (George Koulianos 67), Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, David Jones, Graham Norris, Peter Boyle, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, Alex Zervas
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Norris
Goals: McGregor 50, Honeyman 70

Sunday May 14 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Bob Henderson
Attendance: 5,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon (Mike Micevski 46), Jim Campbell, Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, George Potter, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Geoff Morris (Steve Amos 65)
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Laszlo

Sunday May 14 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 8,093
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Peter Brogan 80), John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Richie Williams (Mark Jankovics 68), Gary Byrne, Stuart Selvage, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Sharne 44, Jankovics 68


2-1 St. George
Martin Coe, Paul Jones, Emery Holmik (Peter Terry 30), John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Neville Morgan, Carlos Mendez, Rudi Gnavi, Zoran Durisic (Paul Kay 75), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Cautions: Nil
Goal: O'Connor 46


Round Twelve

Saturday May 20 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 5,000
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, Ivan Grujicic (Mike Milovanovic 86), Terry Byrne, John Brown, Peter Marinello, Ian Heywood (Steve Hogg 75), Jim Cant, Garry Parker, Roy Stark
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Heywood, Cant; Red Card: Byrne 16
Goals: Grujicic 64, 82 pen
2-2 Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Bob Noble, Barry Campbell, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Alan Fisher (Mark Samuels 78), John Vernon, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: O'Donnell
Goals: Fisher 22, O'Donnell 91
Match Day Programme

Saturday May 20 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 4,000 (double-header)
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Theo Selemidis, Ken Taylor, Branko Buljevic (Mike Micevski 22), Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Jim Campbell
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Campbell, Taylor
Goals: Campbell 47, 50, 68
3-0 Adelaide City
Roger Romanowicz, Bugsy Nyskohus, Frank Lister, Jim Muir, Fred Yung (John Besir 72), Pat McCluskey, John Perin (Brian Northcote 75), Agenor Muniz, Graham Fyfe, John Kosmina, John Nyskohus
Coach: Edmund Kreft
Caution: Perin

Saturday May 21 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 1,200
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Neville Morgan, Michael Rendell (Jim Vlassis 66), Rudi Gnavi, John O'Shea, Carlos Mendez, Peter Hensman (Zoran Durisic 71), Paul Jones, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Ilija Takac
Caution: J.O'Shea
Goal: Mendez 42
1-3 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, Joe Watson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Simco Silva (Mark Trenter 28), Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Campbell, Mullen; Red Card: Campbell 64
Goals: H.Silva 57, Watson 65, Trenter 93

Sunday May 21 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 6,702
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Stuart Markland, Dave McIntosh (Paul Luckett 75), Alex Jamieson, Bill Stravopodis, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Con Davourlis, Don Allan (Alan Ainslie 63)
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Jamieson 40
1-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Peter Brogan 31), Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Paul Degney, Gary Byrne, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Richie Williams
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Prskalo, Vieri
Goal: Vieri 58

Sunday May 21 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 10,000
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Con Kambas, David Jones, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Alex Zervas (Vic Bozanic 46), Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Graham Norris 81)
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Norris
Goals: Kambas 42 pen, Honeyman 76, Tymczyszyn 87
3-1 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Campbell, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Peter Ollerton, Chris Kent
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Ollerton 30

Wednesday May 24 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 6,208
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Lloyd Hardes (Peter Tredinnick 63), Craig Johnston, Craig Mason, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Willis
Goals: Boden 8, Curran 75
2-3 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Brian Kibbey, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, Iain Fagan, Ian Johnston (Frank Pimblett 68), Kevin Caldwell, Alan Marley, John Coyne
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Kibbey, Iozelli, Tokesi, Perry, Gaffney, Fagan, Caldwell, Marley, Coyne; Red Cards: Caldwell, Iozelli
Goals: Mason 13 Own Goal, Gaffney 50, Coyne 82

Monday June 5 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 2,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, George Potter, John Neale, Steve Amos, Alan Hughes (Paul Laszlo 69), Paul Ontong, Barry Fairbrother, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil

0-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic (Andy Kazi 70), Joe Picioane, John Martin, Joe Palinkas, John Nicolaides, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil

Round Thirteen

Saturday May 27 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: nr
Attendance: 4,500
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Zdravko Lujic, John Nicolaides, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Palinkas 6
1-2 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Pat Bannon, Mike Micevski, Theo Selemidis (Ken Taylor 46), Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cole 12, 65

Saturday May 27 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,500
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, George Christopoulos, Chris Kent, George Campbell, Peter Ollerton
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Peter Marinello, Tony Henderson, Ian Heywood, Garry Parker, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Roy Stark, Jim Cant, John Brown
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant

Sunday May 28 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 11,734
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister (Jim Muir 60), John Perin, Pat McCluskey, Graham Fyfe, John Kosmina (Brian Northcote 60), John Nyskohus, Gary Marocchi
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: McCluskey
Goal: Marocchi 60
1-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Vic Bozanic 67)
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Reynolds
Goals: Reynolds 7, Norris 52

Sunday May 28 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 4,750
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Iain Fagan (Frank Pimblett 74), Ian Johnston, Roberto Echeverria (Willie Conner 65), Alan Marley, John Coyne
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Gaffney
0-1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, George Potter, Alan Hughes, Eddie Spearritt (John Neale 84), Geoff Morris, Paul Ontong, Barry Fairbrother, Paul Laszlo
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Spearritt
Goal: Spearritt 47

Sunday May 28 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 5,928 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter
Goals: Watson 21, 46, Trenter 42, Silva 55, D.Allan 85 Own Goal
5-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Luckett, Billy Palmer, Stuart Markland, Richard Bell, Bill Stravopodis (Ken Wilson 63), Derek Laing (Alan Ainslie 46), Don Allan, Billy Pirie, Con Davourlis, Mike Cross
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Nil

Sunday May 28 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 5,928 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Greg Ankudinoff, Ian Rowden, Warren Turnbull, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Andy Scott (Alan Fisher 83), Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Rowden
Goals: Vernon 51, 77
2-1 St. George
Martin Coe, Mike O'Shea, Brendan Grosse, Neville Morgan, George Harris, Paul Jones, John O'Shea, Rudi Gnavi, Carlos Mendez, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Caution: Hensman
Goal: Morgan 55

Sunday May 28 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 8,936
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Richie Williams, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mariani 19, Sharne 62, 80, Drinkwater 75 Own Goal
4-2 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Lloyd Hardes, Craig Mason, Craig Johnston, John Sneddon (Peter Tredinnick 80), Ken Boden, Mike Galpin
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Galpin 5, 49
Match Day Programme

Round Fourteen

Saturday June 3 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: Dieter Klose
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kondarios, Zoran Ilioski, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic (Dragan Vasic 75), Joe Picioane, John Martin, John Nicolaides, Joe Palinkas, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lujic 49, Rujevic 57
2-2 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Ian Johnston (Iain Fagan 58), Frank Pimblett, John Coyne (Willie Conner 58), Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rujevic 43 Own Goal, Caldwell 58

Saturday June 3 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 6,789
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Lloyd Hardes, Craig Johnston, Craig Mason, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mountford 37, Drinkwater 80
2-1 Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Ian Rowden, Greg Ankudinoff, Warren Turnbull, David Harding, Peter Stone, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, John Vernon (Alan Fisher 68), Brian O'Donnell
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Scott 72
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 4 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 5,301
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Fred Yung (Robert Marwe 46), Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz (John Deans 57), Gary Marocchi, John Nyskohus, Jim Muir, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Besir
Goals: Marocchi 1, 72, Muir 70
3-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Tony Henderson, John Davies, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, John Brown, Peter Marinello, Jim Cant (Ian Heywood 85), Garry Parker, Roy Stark
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Cant
Goal: Grujicic 31

Sunday June 4 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Bob Mee
Attendance: 3,000
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, George Potter, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt (Steve Amos 67), Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo (Paul Ontong 80), Barry Fairbrother, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Thomason 2 Own Goal
1-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness (Bobby Smith 77), Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen
Goal: Bennett 47 Own Goal

Sunday June 4 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 12,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Bob Provan, Jim Tansey, Jim Campbell, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic (Mike Micevski 73)
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Buljevic 13, Cole 27, Campbell 44, Bozikas 50
4-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Gary Byrne, John Russell (Peter Brogan 60), Ray Richards, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Mark Jankovics (Mike Berry 46), Roberto Vieri, Peter Sharne, Berti Mariani, Richie Williams
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Richards
Goal: Richards 55

Sunday June 4 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,254
St. George
Ray Clemence, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Neville Morgan, Mike O'Shea, John O'Shea, Carlos Mendez (Isadore Acosta 40 (Emery Holmik 75)), Paul Jones, Rudi Gnavi, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
0-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, David Jones, Con Kambas, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris, Peter Boyle, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Reynolds
Goal: Kambas 4 pen

Sunday June 4 1978
Erskineville Oval, Erskineville, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: nr
Sydney Olympic
Herc Karakostas, Dave McIntosh, Billy Palmer, Ken Wilson, Stuart Markland (Bill Stravopodis 33), Alex Jamieson, Peter Raskopoulos, Derek Laing, Con Davourlis, Billy Pirie, Alan Ainslie
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Laing, Stravopodis
Goal: Davourlis 45
1-2 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Billy Rogers, George Campbell, Duncan Cummings
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 5, Cummings 39


Round Fifteen

Saturday June 10 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: nr
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland (Mike O'Hara 80), Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic, John Martin, Zoran Ilioski, John Nicolaides, Joe Palinkas (Andy Kazi 46), Dragan Vasic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, Robert Marwe (Sergio Melta 80), Agenor Muniz (Fred Yung 87), John Perin, Brian Northcote, John Kosmina, John Deans, Jim Muir
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Deans 7

Saturday June 10 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jack Readshaw
Attendance: 4,000
South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Peter Vaughan (Bobby McGuinness 59), Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, George Christopoulos, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hagegmanouil, Cummings, O'Connor Own Goal, Rogers, Christopoulos
5-2 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Mike O'Shea, John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Carlos Mendez (Emery Holmik 70), Rafael Tonanez, Paul Kay (Peter Hensman 46), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Morgan, Hensman

Sunday June 11 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 3,200
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney (John Coyne 47), Roberto Echeverria (Ian Johnston 77), Frank Pimblett, Kevin Caldwell, Alan Marley, Willie Conner
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Caldwell 37 pen
1-1 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Theo Selemidis, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Mike Micevski, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: Buljevic
Goal: Campbell 59

Sunday June 11 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 4,725 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, Joe Watson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Simco Silva (Bobby Smith 65), Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Campbell 16
1-0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Craig Mason, Lloyd Hardes (Bill Amey 80), Craig Johnston, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Mountford
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 11 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: nr
Attendance: 4,725 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Greg Ankudinoff, Mark Samuels, Warren Turnbull, Brian O'Donnell, David Harding, Peter Stone, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, Ian Rowden
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Stone 51, Eaton 78
2-2 Sydney Olympic
Herc Karakostas, Nick Constantinou, Mike Cross, Ken Wilson, Dave McIntosh, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Bill Stravopodis (Peter Raskopoulos 64), Billy Pirie, Con Davourlis, Alan Ainslie
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Pirie 21, Jamieson 23

Sunday June 11 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Bobby Kerr
Attendance: 4,321
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Vic Bozanic, Con Kambas, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans (George Koulianos 71), Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McGregor 28, Norris 90
2-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Garry Parker, Steve Hogg, Tony Henderson, Keni Kawaleva, Ivan Grujicic, Terry Byrne, Peter Marinello
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Henderson

Sunday June 11 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 3,461
Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Mark Jankovics, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Richards
Goals: Wilson 15 Own Goal, Neale 81 Own Goal, Vieri 87 pen


3-1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Eddie Spearritt, Paul Laszlo (Paul Ontong 60), Alan Hughes, Leon Wilson, Geoff Morris
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Morris 59


Round Sixteen

Saturday June 17 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 4,500
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Steve Hogg, Ivan Grujicic, Tony Henderson, John Brown, Peter Marinello, Ian Heywood, Garry Parker, Roy Stark, Terry Byrne, John Davies
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Grujicic
Goal: Grujicic 29 pen
1-1 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Paul Kay, Rafael Tonanez (Mike Dale 64), Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan, Ralph Coates, Carlos Mendez, Mike O'Shea
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Coates 33
Match Day Programme

Saturday June 17 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 3,000
Marconi
Alan Maher, Gary Byrne, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Ray Richards, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Mark Jankovics (Richie Williams 37), Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Rooney 72
1-2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Mirko Rujevic, Zdravko Lujic, Dragan Vasic (John Nicolaides 69), Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rujevic 73, Nicolaides 87

Saturday June 17 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 7,357
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Craig Mason, Bill Amey, Craig Johnston, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Summerscales 72
1-1 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Cummings 63
Match Day Programme

Saturday June 17 1978
Erskineville Oval, Erskineville, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,860
Sydney Olympic
Herc Karakostas, Nick Constantinou (Bill Stravopodis 46), Dave McIntosh, Ken Wilson, Stuart Markland, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Alan Ainslie, Con Davourlis, Billy Pirie
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Pirie 5, 43
2-4 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Tymczyszyn, Vic Bozanic, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris (George Koulianos 77), Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McGachey 23, 24, McGregor 70, Boyle 87

Sunday June 18 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Jack Tarling
Attendance: 5,000
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Gary Marocchi, John Deans, Jim Muir, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: B.Nyskohus
Goals: Deans 32, 41, Marocchi 40
3-2 Brisbane City
Bob Barlow, Ian Rathmell, Brian Kibbey, Ian Johnston, John Coyne (Larry Gaffney 46), John Lavelle, Willie Conner (Craig Wallace 30), Frank Pimblett, Alan Marley, Roberto Echeverria, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Lavelle
Goals: B.Nyskohus 66 Own Goal, Lavelle 72

Sunday June 18 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 2,300
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, George Potter, Alan Niven, John Neale, Steve Amos, Geoff Morris (John Ogden 67), Paul Ontong, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hughes 69, Amos 74, Fairbrother 77
3-1 Western Suburbs
Wally Lachowicz, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, Barry Campbell, David Harding, Brian O'Donnell, Rob Drewes, Andy Scott (Alan Fisher 72), Clive Eaton, Mark Samuels
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Fisher 89

Sunday June 18 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Dennis McDermott
Attendance: 3,500
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Taylor, O'Reilly, Provan, Bannon
Goal: Tansey 35


1-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Tony Pezzano, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Mark Trenter, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Bobby Smith, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mowbray
Goal: E.Campbell 77


Round Seventeen

Saturday June 24 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 4,300
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Tony Henderson, John Davies, John Brown, Garry Parker, Jim Cant, Roy Stark, Peter Marinello, Terry Byrne, Brian Stoddart, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Tilsed, Parker
Goal: Byrne 85
1-3 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Ken Wilson, Richard Bell, Bill Stravopodis, Alex Jamieson, Mike Cross, Don Allan (Joe Senkalski 85), Derek Laing, Billy Pirie, Alan Ainslie
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: McIntosh, Jamieson
Goals: Pirie 7, 63, D.Allan 70
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 25 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 3,550
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Brian Kibbey, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Larry Gaffney, Kevin Caldwell, Alan Marley, Ian Johnston
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
0-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Gary Byrne, Peter Sharne, Peter Ollerton, Berti Mariani
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Ollerton, Prskalo, Byrne
Goals: Ollerton 62, Vieri 74, Sharne 89

Sunday June 25 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Brian Fowler
Attendance: 2,458 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell (Terry Smith 63), Mark Trenter, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Trenter
Goal: Trenter 89
1-2 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Mirko Rujevic, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Dragan Vasic (Joe Palinkas 46), Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Rujevic 55, Lujic 71

Sunday June 25 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: nr
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings, Billy Rogers, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Christopoulos 30, Campbell 40
2-1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Col Bennett, Jim Hermiston, George Potter, Alan Niven, John Neale, Alan Hughes, Steve Amos (John Ogden 58), Paul Ontong, Barry Fairbrother
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Fairbrother

Sunday June 25 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 2,452
St. George
Ray Clemence, Mike O'Shea (Peter Terry 46), Brendan Grosse, Doug Utjesenovic, George Harris, Ralph Coates (Peter Hensman 53), Rafael Tonanez, Paul Kay, John O'Shea, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: O'Connor 19, Hensman 79
2-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung (Robert Marwe 83), Frank Lister, John Besir, John Perin, Gary Marocchi (Agenor Muniz 24), Brian Northcote, Jim Muir, John Deans, John Nyskohus
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Lister
Goal: Northcote 12
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 25 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Jim Johnston
Attendance: 4,400
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, Vic Bozanic
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Boyle
Goal: Bozanic 21
1-0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Neil Endacott (Peter Tredinnick 81), Craig Mason, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden, Bill Amey, Mike Galpin, Col Curran
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Mason
Match Day Programme

Sunday June 25 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 2,458 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, Brian O'Donnell, David Harding, Peter Stone, Alan Fisher (Mark Samuels 64), Clive Eaton, Andy Scott
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Turnbull 63, Eaton 79


2-3 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon (Theo Selemidis 78), Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell (Mike Micevski 78), Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 49, Bozikas 55, Buljevic 65


Round Eighteen

Saturday July 1 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris (John Nicolaides 75), Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Palinkas (Dragan Vasic 75), Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Palinkas 20, Lujic 55
2-3 Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Barry Campbell (Rod Skellern 46), Ian Rowden, Peter Wilson, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, David Harding, Warren Turnbull, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, Rob Drewes (John Vernon 46)
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Turnbull 63, Eaton 68, Fisher 72

Saturday July 1 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 9,057
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Craig Mason, Craig Johnston, Bill Amey, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Boden 2, 47 pen, Curran 82
3-0 Canberra City
David Lindenmayer, Steve Hogg (Ian Heywood 61), John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Tony Henderson, Brian Stoddart, Jim Cant, John Davies, Terry Byrne, Peter Marinello
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 2 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 5,000
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Jim Muir, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Robert Marwe, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: J.Nyskohus 35, 50, Northcote 65, Perin 85
4-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Peter Brogan, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Stuart Selvage, Peter Ollerton, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil

Sunday July 2 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 3,300
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, George Potter, John Neale (Harry Stewart 85), Steve Amos, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Amos
Goal: Neale 73
1-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Neil McGachey, Vic Bozanic (Graham Norris 67), Graham Honeyman, Dave Pillans, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Kambas

Sunday July 2 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: nr
Attendance: 10,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor (Mike Micevski 69), Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 23, Buljevic 57, 62, McMillan 86
4-1 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, George Christopoulos (Bobby McGuinness 46), Duncan Cummings, Billy Rogers, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Rogers 6

Sunday July 2 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 963
St. George
Martin Coe, Rafael Tonanez (Robbie O'Shea 82), Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, George Harris, Ralph Coates, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor, Neville Morgan
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Hensman 35


1-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Paul Luckett, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Alex Jamieson, Don Allan, Billy Pirie, Alan Ainslie
Coach: George Gibson
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Jamieson 50, Ainslie 90



Sunday July 30 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 1,023 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 54, Souness 77
2-0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, Mark Brusasco, John Lavelle, Alan Marley (John Coyne 73), Roberto Echeverria, Ian Johnston
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Tokesi
 
Round Nineteen

Saturday July 8 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 3,520
Canberra City
David Lindenmayer, Danny Moulis, Mike Milovanovic, John Davies (Ian Heywood 70), Tony Henderson, John Brown, Roy Stark, Jim Cant, Brian Stoddart, Peter Marinello, Terry Byrne
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Stoddart
Goals: Bennett 42 Own Goal, Byrne 82
2-1 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Leon Wilson, Alan Niven, John Neale, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes, Steve Amos (Barry Fairbrother 52), Paul Ontong
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Neale 6
Match Day Programme

Saturday July 8 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Doug Rennie
Attendance: 10,197
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Craig Mason, Bill Amey, Craig Johnston, Mike Galpin, Bob Mountford, Ken Boden
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Mountford
Goal: Summerscales 49
1-2 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Peter Terry, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea (Paul Kay 87), Ralph Coates, Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan (Paul Jones 79), Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Willis 6 Own Goal, J.O'Shea 24

Sunday July 9 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,300
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria, Kevin Caldwell, Alan Marley, Barry Kelso (John Coyne 82)
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
0-0 Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Fisher

Sunday July 9 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 5,731
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Peter Brogan 2), John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Stuart Selvage (Mark Jankovics 81), Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Ollerton, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Selvage, Maher, Ollerton
Goal: Ollerton 15
1-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ernie Campbell, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Mullen, Smith
Goals: Stevenson 61 pen, Silva 76
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 9 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 2,152
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Paul Luckett, Ken Wilson, Stuart Markland, Dave McIntosh, Alex Jamieson, Alan Ainslie, Derek Laing, Mike Cross, Don Allan, Billy Pirie (Joe Senkalski 20)
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Pirie 8, D.Allan 75
2-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Zoran Matic, Frank Lister, John Besir, Agenor Muniz, John Perin, Brian Northcote, Jim Muir, John Nyskohus, Robert Marwe
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Lister, Northcote
Goal: Muir 47

Sunday July 9 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 4,500
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton (George Christopoulos 77), Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: Ted Smith
Caution: Wright
Goals: Campbell 2, Cummings 4, Evans 61, Christopoulos 84
4-0 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent (Joe Palinkas 46), Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, John Nicolaides, Mirko Rujevic, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski, Dragan Vasic, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Hazabent

Sunday July 9 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 5,993
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Graham Norris (Vic Bozanic 86), Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Honeyman 52, 57, Boyle 54


3-2 Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas (Mike Micevski 60), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Caution: McMillan
Goals: Campbell 51, Taylor 68 pen


Round Twenty

Sunday July 16 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 5,600
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, John Deans, Robert Marwe (Gary Marocchi 84), John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Muniz
0-1 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Mark Trenter, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Ian Souness, Ernie Campbell, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Campbell
Goal: Trenter 28

Sunday July 16 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,000
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Savro Iozelli, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, David Ratcliffe, Frank Pimblett, Roberto Echeverria (Kevin Caldwell 65), Larry Gaffney, Alan marley (Ian Johnston 78), Barry Kelso
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Caldwell, Kibbey
Goals: Marley 22, Kelso 27, Perry 90
3-4 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cummings 10, Christopoulos 37, Campbell 47, Evans 71

Sunday July 16 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 4,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Theo Selemidis, Jim Tansey, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Andy Bozikas (Mike Micevski 35), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
0-1 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Ian Heywood (Ivan Grujicic), John Davies, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, Terry Byrne, Brian Stoddart, Peter Marinello, Mike Milovanovic
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Davies
Goal: Marinello 85

Sunday July 16 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Jim Dixon
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andy Kazi, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Zdravko Lujic, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Dragan Vasic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Kriaris 49, Vasic 58
2-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Con Kambas, Peter Tymczyszyn, Peter Boyle, Neil McGachey, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Norris 50
Goals: Jones 65, McGregor 73

Sunday July 16 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 4,953 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Doug Utjesenovic, Brendan Grosse, Peter Terry, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Ralph Coates, Peter Hensman (Zoran Durisic 59), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Morgan 7, Grosse 85
2-2 Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Leon Wilson, Paul Laszlo, Geoff Morris, Alan Hughes, Steve Amos (Graham Wilson 78)
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hughes 18, 63
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 16 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 4,953 (double-header)
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Dave McIntosh, Ken Wilson, Stuart Markland, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Don Allan, Billy Pirie, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: Amey
Goal: Ainslie 22
1-1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Craig Mason, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, John Sneddon, Bill Amey, Slav Catalovski (Peter Tredinnick 20), Ken Boden, Neil Endacott
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Amey
Goal: Boden
Match Day Programme

Sunday July 16 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 2,126
Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fisher 23, 40, Vernon 85


3-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Mike Berry 46), Paul Degney, John Russell (Stuart Selvege 52), Peter Brogan, Mark Jankovics, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Vieri 41 pen


Round Twenty-One

Saturday July 22 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 7,434
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Col Curran, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Neil Endacott, Craig Mason, Bill Amey, John Sneddon, Mike Galpin, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Caution: Curran
Goals: Drinkwater 14, Boden 65 pen
2-2 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, Fred Yung, John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Brian Northcote, Robert Marwe (Zoran Matic 62), John Deans, John Nyskohus
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Besir
Goals: Northcote 80, Deans 85

Sunday July 23 1978
Schintler Reserve, Footscray, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 1,000
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Zdravko Lujic, Joe Picioane (John Nicolaides 46), Zoran Ilioski, Joe Palinkas, Mirko Rujevic, Dragan Vasic, Mendo Ristovski (Bobby McGuinness 46)
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Palinkas 4
1-2 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, John Brown, Roy Stark, Mike Milovanovic, Jim Cant, Tony Henderson, Brian Stoddart, John Davies, Terry Byrne, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Cant 80
Goals: Byrne 36, 68

Sunday July 23 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 4,300
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Peter Tymczyszyn, John Batchelor, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Alex Zervas, Nick Pantelis, Vic Bozanic
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Jones
Goals: Pillans 63, Jones 77
2-0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, John Lavelle, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, Barry Kelso, David Ratcliffe, Ian Johnston (Alan Marley 25), John Coyne, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Marley

Sunday July 23 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,100
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, Leon Wilson, Jim Hermiston, George Potter, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Steve Amos, Paul Laszlo, Alan Hughes (Barry Fairbrother 46), Geoff Morris (Paul Ontong 75)
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Morris 31
1-2 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Ken Wilson, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Stuart Markland (Greg Allan 79), Alex Jamieson, Mike Cross, Derek Laing, Dave McIntosh, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McIntosh 39, Bell 89

Sunday July 23 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 1,113
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Souness 41, Campbell 52, Silva 80
3-0 Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Alan Fisher (Andy Scott 73), Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Eaton

Sunday July 23 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 5,813
Marconi
Alan Maher, Stuart Selvage, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Mark Jankovics, Roberto Vieri, Peter Ollerton, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Vieri
Goal: Vieri 29 pen
1-1 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright (Mike Pye 75), Billy Rogers (Bertie Lutton 46), Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Evans 10

Sunday July 23 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 3,000
Fitzroy United
Peter Blasby, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Mike Micevski, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Provan, Micevski
Goal: Cole 42


1-4 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Ralph Coates, John O'Shea, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Peter Terry (Phil O'Connor 75), Paul Jones (Paul Kay 76), Robbie O'Shea, Neville Morgan, Peter Hensman
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Grosse 12, Terry 35, Hensman 75, Coates 91


Round Twenty-Two

Saturday July 29 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 4,211
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Roy Stark (Keni Kawaleva 23), Steve Hogg, Mike Milovanovic, John Davies, Brian Stoddart, Tony Henderson, Ian Heywood, Terry Byrne, Ivan Grujicic
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Stoddart
Goals: Byrne 57, Henderson 69, Stoddart 84, Grujicic 84
4-0 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, John Lavelle (Brian Kibbey), Larry Gaffney, Barry Kelso, David Ratcliffe (Roberto Echeverria), John Coyne, Alan Marley, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Dennis Ford
Caution: Lavelle; Red Card: Kelso 45
Match Day Programme

Saturday July 29 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 7,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, Bertie Lutton
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Evans 25, Hagegmanouil 85 pen, Thomson 89 Own Goal
3-0 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness (Mark Trenter 67), Joe Watson, Ernie Campbell (Terry Smith 57), Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Caution: Mullen

Sunday July 30 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 3,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, Eddie Spearritt, John Neale, Steve Amos, Paul Ontong, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Fairbrother 16, Hermiston 18
2-1 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, John Sneddon, Bill Amey, Craig Mason, Neil Endacott (Mike Galpin 65), Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boden 90

Sunday July 30 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Henry Witschge
Attendance: 3,676 (double-header)
St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Peter Terry, Ralph Coates, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor (Paul Kay 73)
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Caution: Utjesenovic
Goals: J.O'Shea 18, O'Connor 46, 61
3-1 Footscray JUST
Mike O'Hara, Andy Kazi, Jim Kriaris (Dragan Vasic 57), Jim Kondarios, Igor Hazabent, Mirko Rujevic, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane, Joe Palinkas (Bobby McGuinness 32), Zdravko Lujic, Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: McGuinness 84

Sunday July 30 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 3,676 (double-header)
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Ken Wilson, Alex Jamieson, Richard Bell (John Karaspyros 49), Dave McIntosh, Derek Laing, Alan Ainslie, Ray Botham (Stuart Markland 46)
Coach: Kaz Kulak
Caution: Laing
Goal: McIntosh 62
1-3 Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Jim Tansey, Jim O'Reilly, Theo Selemidis, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Mike Micevski, Jim Campbell, Branko Buljevic, Gary Cole
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Campbell 37, Buljevic 72, Cole 82

Sunday July 30 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 1,023 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Barry Campbell, Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Brian O'Donnell, Peter Stone, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, John Vernon
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: O'Donnell
Goals: Scott 66, Harding 86 pen
2-3 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Jim Muir, John Besir, Frank Lister (Fred Yung 8), John Perin, Agenor Muniz, Zoran Matic, John Deans, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Perin 41 pen, J.Nysjohus 58, Deans 90

Sunday July 30 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 12,671
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Peter Tymczyszyn, David Jones, Con Kambas, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Vic Bozanic, Dave Pillans, Graham Norris, Nick Pantelis (Alex Zervas 46)
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Reynolds, Kambas, Zervas
Goals: Norris 21, Pillans 55


2-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Telamo Domingo (Stuart Selvage 39), Peter Ollerton, Mark Jankovics, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani (Mike Berry 82), Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Mariani 6


Round Twenty-Three

Sunday August 6 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 2,500
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry, Peter Tokesi, Brian Kibbey, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Frank Pimblett, Ian Johnston (Kevin Caldwell 46), Barry Kelso, Mark Brusasco
Coach: Dennis Ford
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kelso 60
1-4 St. George
Martin Coe, George Harris, Brendan Grosse, Doug Utjesenovic, Peter Terry, Ralph Coates, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Hensman 37, O'Connor 41, 53, Morgan 49

Sunday August 6 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 800
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Zoran Ilioski, Joe Picioane (John Nicolaides 67), Mirko Rujevic, Mendo Ristovski, Bobby McGuinness (Dragan Vasic 67), Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Rujevic 88
Goals: Kondarios 49, Lujic 81
2-3 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Paul Luckett, Stuart Markland, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Derek Laing, Dave McIntosh, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil; Red Card: Markland 88
Goals: McIntosh 14, 48, Laing 62

Sunday August 6 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jack Readshaw
Attendance: 4,102 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva (Ernie Campbell 69)
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 14, Silva 36
2-1 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Peter Tymczyszyn, John Batchelor (Alex Zervas 73), Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Norris
Goal: Honeyman 2

Sunday August 6 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,102 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Greg Woodhouse, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Peter Wilson, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Andy Scott, Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher (John Vernon 84)
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Fisher
Goals: Eaton 4, 36, 60
3-0 South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright (Billy Rogers 27), George Christopoulos, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, George Campbell
Coach: David MacLaren
Caution: Munro; Red Card: Munro 88

Sunday August 6 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 4,500
Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Ken Taylor, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Theo Selemidis (Mike Micevski 59), Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Taylor 69 pen
1-0 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Neil Endacott (Joe Senkalski 72), Craig Mason, Mike Galpin, John Sneddon, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 6 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 4,519
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Roberto Vieri, Mark Jankovics, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mariani 50, Jankovics 90
2-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Danny Moulis, Keni Kawaleva (Ivan Grujicic 65), Tony Henderson, Roy Stark, John Davies, Steve Hogg, Ian Heywood, Terry Byrne, Brian Stoddart, Jim Cant
Coach: John Warren
Caution: Moulis

Saturday August 19 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Dennis Stanley
Attendance: 1,500
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Phil Russo, John Besir, Frank Lister, Zoran Matic, David Rigby, Robert Marwe, Agenor Muniz, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Muniz 76 pen


1-4 Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Steve Amos, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, Alan Hughes, Paul Ontong
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Laszlo 22, B.Nyskohus 58 Own Goal, Hughes 62, Ontong 88


Round Twenty-Four

Saturday August 12 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 3,311
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Luis Salgado, Tony Henderson, Roy Stark, Steve Hogg, Jim Cant, Brian Stoddart, John Davies, Ian Heywood (Bernard Lustica 36), Terry Byrne, Keni Kawaleva
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Stoddart
Goal: Heywood 34
1-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ian Souness, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Thomson 16, Smith 23
Match Day Programme

Saturday August 12 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 6,834
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Mike Galpin, John Sneddon, Craig Mason, Neil Endacott (Joe Senkalski 60), Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Boden 38 pen
1-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Joe Picioane, Andrija Ristic, Zdravko Lujic, Zoran Ilioski, Dragan Vasic (John Nicolaides 60), Mendo Ristovski
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Hazabent
Goal: Ristovski 23

Sunday August 13 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 2,100
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Steve Amos, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo (Geoff Morris 71), Barry Fairbrother, Paul Ontong
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Amos 57
1-1 Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon (Andy Bozikas 71), Ken Taylor, Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Theo Selemidis, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Campbell 22

Sunday August 13 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 3,234
St. George
Martin Coe, Peter Terry, Doug Utjesenovic (Mike O'Shea 79), Brendan Grosse, George Harris, John O'Shea, Robbie O'Shea, Ralph Coates, Peter Hensman, Phil O'Connor, Neville Morgan
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Morgan 2, Coates 24
2-1 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Mark Jankovics, Berti Mariani, Peter Sharne, Peter Ollerton
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Vieri 56
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 13 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Nick Karlich
Attendance: 5,000
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter (Kyri Kyriakouleas 86), Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Billy Rogers, Steve Kakantonis, Alun Evans, Duncan Cummings, George Campbell (Socrates Nicolaidis 56)
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Evans 35, 86, Baxter 62, Kalafatidis 78, Cummings 85
5-0 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, John Besir, Frank Lister, Phil Russo (Robert Marwe 63), Agenor Muniz, Zoran Matic, John Perin, John Nyskohus, John Deans, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Perin, Lister; Red Card: Deans 62

Sunday August 13 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 1,138
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Paul Luckett, Greg Allan (Don Allan 84), Ken Wilson, Derek Laing, Alex Jamieson, Mike Cross, Dave McIntosh, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Caution: Noble
Goals: Ainslie 10, McIntosh 65
2-1 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Brian Kibbey, Peter Tokesi, Steve Perry, Larry Gaffney, John Coyne, Roberto Echeverria, Mark Brusasco, Barry Kelso (Ian Johnston 82), Kevin Caldwell
Coaches: Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry & David Neale
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Kelso 26

Sunday August 13 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Jim Johnston
Attendance: 4,321
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook (Sam Service 85), Vic Bozanic, Barry Reynolds, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans (Alex Zervas 67), Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Caution: Boyle
Goals: Norris 42, Boyle 61


2-0 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, Peter Wilson, David Harding, Peter Stone, Brian O'Donnell, Andy Scott (John Vernon 67), Clive Eaton, Alan Fisher
Coach: Michael Laing
Caution: Turnbull

Round Twenty-Five

Sunday August 20 1978
Olympic Sports Field, Kensington, Adelaide
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 3,223
Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Gary Marocchi, John Deans, Agenor Muniz, Zoran Matic, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Caution: Lister
Goals: Muniz 21, 83, Perin 58
3-2 Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Bob Provan, Jim O'Reilly, Jim Tansey, Pat Bannon, Jim Campbell, Theo Selemidis (Andy Bozikas 46), Ken Taylor, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cole 70, Bannon 89

Sunday August 20 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: David Yelland
Attendance: 12,000 (double-header)
Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kriaris, Jim Kondarios, Andy Kazi, Andrija Ristic, Mirko Rujevic (John Nicolaides 77), Joe Picioane (Dragan Vasic 77), Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski, Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Ilioski 8, Lujic 26, Picioane 43, Nicolaides 75
4-0 Brisbane Lions
Roddy McKenzie, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Col Bennett, Alan Niven, John Neale, Steve Amos (Graham Wilson 55), Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo, Barry Fairbrother, John Ogden
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Caution: Hughes

Sunday August 20 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Tim Davies
Attendance: 12,000 (double-header)
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Mike Pye, Frank Munro, Stuart Baxter, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Kris Kalifatidis, Billy Rogers, Kyri Kyriakouleas (Steve Kakantonis 62), Duncan Cummings, Socrates Nicolaidis
Coach: David MacLaren
Caution: Cummings
0-2 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Con Kambas, David Jones, Vic Bozanic, Graham Honeyman, Neil McGachey, Peter Boyle, Graham Norris, Dave Pillans, Ian McGregor
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil
Goals: McGregor 15, Jones 50
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 20 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Dave Nugent
Attendance: 2,600
Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, Larry Gaffney (Frank Pimblett 79), Brian Kibbey, Roberto Echeverria, John Coyne, Eusebio Ibanez (Willie Conner 46), Barry Kelso, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Barrie Truman
Caution: Kibbey
Goal: Kelso 2
1-2 Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Roy Drinkwater, Bill Summerscales, Col Curran, Craig Mason, John Sneddon, Mike Galpin, Joe Senkalski, Ken Boden, Peter Tredinnick
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Boden 40, 87 pen

Sunday August 20 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Jim Reeves
Attendance: 2,747 (double-header)
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness (Mark Trenter 83), Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Grosse 22 Own Goal, Stevenson 26, Smith 62, 82
4-2 St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, John O'Shea, George Harris, Peter Terry, Ralph Coates, Brendan Grosse (Mike O'Shea 46), Robbie O'Shea, Peter Hensman (Zoran Durisic 80), Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Caution: Harris
Goals: Morgan 25, O'Connor 46

Sunday August 20 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Barry Wilkinson
Attendance: 2,747 (double-header)
Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, David Harding, Brian O'Donnell (Mark Davies 51), Peter Stone, John Vernon, Alan Fisher, Clive Eaton
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Stone 80
1-0 Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Steve Hogg, Roy Stark, Tony Henderson, Luis Salgado, Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic (Bernard Lustica 81), John Davies (Alan Reis 52), Keni Kawaleva, Ian Heywood, Terry Byrne
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Henderson, Byrne, Kawaleva
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 20 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 5,241
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, Paul Degney, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Telamo Domingo (Stuart Selvage 46), Mark Jankovics, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani (Peter Sharne 58), Peter Ollerton
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Degney

0-0 Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Paul Luckett, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Greg Allan, Derek Laing, Alex Jamieson, Dave McIntosh, Mike Cross, Alan Ainslie
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
Round Twenty-Six

Saturday August 26 1978
Bruce Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Tony Boskovic
Attendance: 4,200
Canberra City
Ron Tilsed, Steve Hogg, Roy Stark, Tony Henderson, Keni Kawaleva, Brian Stoddart, John Davies (Bernard Lustica 70), Jim Cant, Ivan Grujicic, Ian Heywood, Terry Byrne
Coach: John Warren
Cautions: Nil
0-3 South Melbourne
John Hansen, Mike Pye, Frank Munro, Kris Kalifatidis, Margaritis Hagegmanouil, Bertie Lutton, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans, Billy Bergman
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Lutton 2, Cummings 58, 75
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 27 1978
Perry Park, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Referee: Jack Wood
Attendance: 4,500
Brisbane Lions
Nigel Lownds, George Potter, Jim Hermiston, Leon Wilson, Alan Niven, John Neale, Steve Amos, Alan Hughes, Paul Laszlo (Eddie Spearritt 46), Barry Fairbrother, Paul Ontong
Coach: Gyula Vincze
Cautions: Spearritt, Lownds
Goal: Hughes 78
1-2 Brisbane City
Kim Wishart, Ian Rathmell, Steve Perry, David Ratcliffe, Brian Kibbey, John Coyne, Larry Gaffney, Roberto Echeverria, Willie Conner, Barry Kelso, Kevin Caldwell
Coach: Barrie Truman
Caution: Rathmell
Goals: Caldwell 50 pen, Kelso 92

Sunday August 27 1978
Olympic Park, Melbourne
Referee: Stewart Mellings
Attendance: 4,000
Fitzroy United
Jim Marner, Arthur McMillan, Jim O'Reilly, Pat Bannon, Jim Tansey, Theo Selemidis, Ken Taylor, Andy Bozikas, Jim Campbell, Gary Cole, Branko Buljevic (Mike Micevski 70)
Coach: John Margaritis
Cautions: Campbell, Bannon
0-1 Footscray JUST
Dennis Boland, Igor Hazabent, Jim Kondarios, Jim Kriaris, Andy Kazi, Andrija Ristic, Mirko Rujevic, Joe Picioane, Zoran Ilioski, Mendo Ristovski (John Nicolaides 75), Zdravko Lujic
Coach: Cedo Cirkovic
Caution: Hazabent
Goal: Lujic 18

Sunday August 27 1978
International Sports Centre, Newcastle
Referee: Richard Lorenc
Attendance: 16,614
Newcastle KB United
Phil Dando, Peter Willis, Bill Summerscales, Roy Drinkwater, Col Curran, Craig Mason, Bobby Charlton, Neil Endacott, Peter Tredinnick, Ken Boden, Mike Galpin
Coach: Alan Vest
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Endacott 56
1-0 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Stuart Selvage, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Mike Berry, Peter Ollerton, Berti Mariani
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Match Day Programme

Sunday August 27 1978
St. George Stadium, Rockdale, Sydney
Referee: Bill Jones
Attendance: 1,025
St. George
Martin Coe, Doug Utjesenovic, Peter Terry, Emery Holmik, Mike O'Shea, Ralph Coates, John O'Shea, Mark Barton, Neville Morgan, Phil O'Connor, Peter Hensman
Coach: Joe Vlasits
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Utjesenovic 16
1-0 Western Suburbs
Terry Eaton, Rod Skellern, Peter Wilson, Warren Turnbull, Ian Rowden, Peter Stone, David Harding, Brian O'Donnell, Clive Eaton, John Vernon, Andy Scott
Coach: Michael Laing
Cautions: Harding, Wilson

Sunday August 27 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Peter Rampley
Attendance: 16,251
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Vic Bozanic, Neil McGachey, Con Kambas, David Jones, Peter Boyle, Dave Pillans, Graham Norris, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor (Peter Tymczyszyn 46)
Coach: Billy Birch
Caution: McGachey
Goal: Bozanic 85
1-1 Adelaide City
Peter Marshall, Bugsy Nyskohus, Fred Yung, John Besir, Frank Lister, John Perin, Gary Marocchi (Zoran Matic 46), John Deans, Agenor Muniz, John Nyskohus, Brian Northcote
Coach: Les Scheinflug
Cautions: Nil
Goal: Perin 53

Sunday August 27 1978
Wentworth Park, Glebe, Sydney
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 3,530
Sydney Olympic
Gary Meier, Billy Palmer, Richard Bell, Ken Wilson, Paul Luckett, Mike Cross, Alex Jamieson, Greg Allan, Derek Laing, Dave McIntosh, Alan Ainslie (Don Allan 78)
Coach: Joe Marston
Cautions: Nil
0-2 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray, John Stevenson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Smith 61, Barnes 71
Match Day Programme

First Semi-Final (3rd v 4th)

Sunday September 3 1978
Middle Park Soccer Stadium, Middle Park, Melbourne
Referee: Graham Neal
Attendance: 6,200
South Melbourne
Jack Reilly, Kris Kalifatidis, Stuart Baxter, Frank Munro, Margaritis Hagegmanouil (Chris Kent 18), Bertie Lutton, George Christopoulos, Sammy Wright, Billy Rogers, Duncan Cummings, Alun Evans
Coach: David MacLaren
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Cummings 41, Evans 55


2-3 Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Paul Degney, Stuart Selvage, Roberto Vieri, Jimmy Rooney, Berti Mariani, Peter Ollerton, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Degney, Sharne
Goals: Jones 1, Sharne 8, Ollerton 44


Second Semi-Final (1st v 2nd)

Sunday September 3 1978
Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Referee: Tony Beazleigh
Attendance: 4,800
After Extra Time
West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, Vic Bozanic, Peter Tymczyszyn, David Jones, Con Kambas, Graham Honeyman, Graham Norris, Alex Zervas (Nick Pantelis 64), George Koulianos (Anderson 99), Peter Boyle
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Reynolds, Kambas, Jones; Red Card: Norris 105
Goals: Koulianos 12, Reynolds 14


2-3 Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Eddie Thomson, Steve O'Connor, Henry Mowbray (Ernie Campbell 109), John Stevenson, Joe Watson, Ian Souness, Murray Barnes (Mark Trenter 80), Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Mullen, Thomson
Goals: Souness 20, Barnes 53, Campbell 117


Preliminary Final

Sunday September 10 1978
Marconi Oval, Bossley Park, Sydney
Referee: Chris Bambridge
Attendance: 6,885
Marconi
Alan Maher, Barry Jones (Peter Brogan 46), Mike Berry, John Russell, Ivo Prskalo, Stuart Selvage, Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Berti Mariani, Peter Ollerton, Peter Sharne
Coach: Rale Rasic
Cautions: Nil
Goals: Mariani 61, Sharne 81


2-0 West Adelaide
Martyn Crook, Barry Reynolds, David Jones, Con Kambas, Vic Bozanic, Peter Boyle, Peter Tymczyszyn, Neil McGachey, Graham Honeyman, Ian McGregor, Dave Pillans
Coach: Jim Adam
Cautions: Nil

Grand Final

Sunday September 17 1978
Sydney Sports Ground, Moore Park, Sydney
Referee: Don Campbell
Attendance: 9,136
Eastern Suburbs Hakoah
Todd Clarke, Kevin Mullen, Ian Souness (Alan Kershaw 85), Steve O'Connor, Mark Trenter, John Stevenson, Murray Barnes, Ernie Campbell, Joe Watson, Terry Smith, Hilton Silva
Coach: Gerry Chaldi
Cautions: Trenter, Campbell
Goals: Smith 25, Watson 38, Trenter 41, Campbell 44


4-2 Marconi
Alan Maher, Paul Degney, Ivo Prskalo, John Russell, Stuart Selvage (Peter Brogan 59), Jimmy Rooney, Roberto Vieri, Mark Jankovics, Peter Sharne, Peter Ollerton, Berti Mariani
Coach: Rale Rasic
Caution: Prskalo
Goals: Ollerton 23, Vieri 60


Last updated: 11 June 2021.