Western Sydney Wanderers narrowly avoided falling victim to one of the greatest FFA Cup upsets in the competition's short history after winning a penalty shoot-out against state league side, Blacktown City.
Winx will race at Flemington for the first time in her illustrious career after trainer Chris Waller opted for the Turnbull Stakes as the mare's next start, delivering a huge blow to Sydney's inaugural staging of The Everest next month.
For the semi-professionals of South Melbourne, Wednesday night's FFA Cup quarter-final is about revenge and redemption. But if they are going to make it through to the semi-finals they will have to do so without their skipper, Bradley…
Melbourne City, reeling from the loss of top scorer and captain Bruno Fornaroli to injury, moved to strengthen their attacking options by signing Polish midfielder Marcin Budzinski on a two-year marquee contract.
Champion jockey Damien Oliver could not hope for a better partner in his quest to win a fourth Melbourne Cup, after announcing on Monday morning that he would team up with the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin in this year's great race.