Sydney FC won their sixth game on the trot in the National Youth League on the weekend to go four points clear on top with a game in hand. In a weekend made up of both Round 7 and Round 8 matches, Adelaide United kicked off with a 6-1 thumping of the Central Coast Mariners in the rescheduled fixture as Robert Younis and Kristian Sarkies both scored doubles in the rout.

Sydney FC recorded a 3-0 victory over Perth Glory thanks to a goal either side of half-time by Sean Rooney who now heads the goal scoring table as Newcastle Jets' Marko Jesic scored the only goal in their match against Melbourne Victory in Melbourne.