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Brisbane Times / Sport

Wednesday, Sep 20

15

Western Sydney Wanderers survive FFA Cup scare against Blacktown City

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.

14

FFA Cup final to be rescheduled for Matildas match against China

Football Federation Australia are set to reschedule one of their marquee fixtures of the year in preference for a Matildas friendly match.

11

Winx heads to Melbourne before a likely date with the Queen next year

Brisbane Times / Sport

Champion mare Winx will continue her quest for a third Cox Plate in Melbourne, but she could have a June date with the Queen next year in the race Black Caviar won at Royal Ascot.

07

Matildas to face China in two-game international series in Victoria

Fresh from two home wins in NSW against Brazil, one of which was played in front of a record crowd, the Matildas are bringing their roadshow to Victoria.

05

Chris Waller confirms Winx will race at Flemington for first time in blow to Everest

Brisbane Times / Sport

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.

Tuesday, Sep 19

15

Sam Kerr inspires Matildas to another win over Brazil

Brisbane Times / Sport

Sam Kerr continued her march towards a World Player of the Year award after netting a brace in the Matildas comeback over Brazil.

12

Rachael Haynes leapfrogs Alex Blackwell to lead Australia in women's Ashes

A replacement for the injured Meg Lanning will be announced at Parliament House in Sydney on Wednesday.

11

Champagne Cuddles a surprise Golden Rose runner

Brisbane Times / Sport

It was a surprise to see Champagne Cuddles among the final field for Saturday's Golden Rose at Rosehill, but her trainer Bjorn Baker won't be surprised at all if she causes an upset.

SCG crowd favourite Mickey Edwards makes NSW squad and brother not far behind

Mickey Edwards is poised to make his NSW debut and it may not be too long before he is joined by his younger brother Jack.

10

Former Canberra Capital Michelle Cosier to referee WNBL as Jordan Hooper joins team

Cosier has been added to the WNBL referee panel as her former team chase a finals berth.

08

FFA Cup 2017: Victorian hopes rest solely with South Melbourne

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…

06

Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak returns, with Nikita Rukavytsya a wildcard

Brisbane Times / Sport

Socceroo skipper Mile Jedinak is the headline inclusion in the 30-man preliminary squad selected by coach Ange Postecoglou for Australia's crucial World Cup play-offs with Syria in early October.

Monday, Sep 18

14

Austin Waugh, son of Steve, wants to do things his way in NSW first grade debut for Sutherland

Austin Waugh has endured endless comparisons to his legendary father. But he is determined to do things his way.

13

Daniel Ricciardo's loss at Singapore Grand Prix won't dampen Aussie spirits

"Of course we'd like to see his shoe come off after a win but second place is not a bad result."

10

Nick Kyrgios-Lleyton Hewitt duo start of 'fantastic' era for Australian tennis

Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt will be the men to eventually spearhead Australia to the Davis Cup.

Is it time for West Coast to trade two Eagles' darlings?

Brisbane Times / Sport

The Eagles falling into the finals, then pinching an amazing win over Port Adelaide in the first week of the finals has glossed over a lot of issues that plagued West Coast throughout the season.

09

Chloe Logarzo says Matildas' booming popularity stems from Asian Olympic qualifiers

Brisbane Times / Sport

Matildas midfielder Chloe Logarzo traces the side's hard-won popularity back to the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Japan 15 months ago.

08

Melbourne City unveil Polish midfielder Marcin Budzinski as marquee signing

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.

06

Matildas' Ellie Carpenter hopes W-League deal makes soccer No.1

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter says the new W-League pay deal is more than just a boost for the league.

Jockey Damien Oliver confirmed for Almandin's back-to-back Melbourne Cup bid

Brisbane Times / Sport

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.

Sunday, Sep 17

16

Lloyd Williams' Order of St George to miss the Melbourne Cup

Brisbane Times / Sport

Lloyd Williams bid to win an extraordinary sixth Melbourne Cup will go ahead without the galloper many rated as the classiest stayer in the field.

14

Sam Kerr and Aaron Mooy voted 2017's best by peers at PFA awards

The awards keep flying in for Matildas star Sam Kerr who has been voted by her peers as the Australian women's player of the year at the 2017 PFA Awards.

13

Former Australian cricketer Bob Holland passes away after cancer battle

Test cricketer Bob "Dutchy" Holland has died following a battle with brain cancer, two days after he attended a tribute night in his honour in Newcastle. He was 70.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika keen on Canberra despite exploding dumpling ordeal

Brisbane Times / Sport

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says an exploding dumpling won't stop him from returning to Canberra.

11

Mixed fortunes for Socceroo stars as Mooy's Huddersfield continue to defy expectations

Socceroo Aaron Mooy ignores rival fans' slights as he helps Huddersfield Town to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City.

John Camilleri delighted to have another half-sister to Winx

Brisbane Times / Sport

John Camilleri continues to be amazed by his prized broodmare Vegas Showgirl, who seems to have a sense of timing every time she gives birth to another foal.

10

Darren Weir has a vice-like grip on this year's Caulfield Cup

Brisbane Times / Sport

Darren Weir's hopes of winning his first $3 million Caulfield Cup appear to get stronger by the day.

NSL quality as good as most of the A-League, says veteran Massimo Murdocca

Brisbane Times / Sport

One stalwart of the A-League is calling for the creation of a second division and says coaches and clubs need to be more adventurous with player recruitment or the game will stagnate in Australia.

09

'Did they bring these judges over from Australia?' Manny Pacquiao, others, react after Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fight to controversial draw

Brisbane Times / Sport

And you thought that the Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather fight was going to leave a bad taste in people's mouths.

Peter O'Brien hopes Golden Rose can take Merchant Navy to the top of his list

Brisbane Times / Sport

Segenhoe Stud's Peter O'Brien has foaled thousands of horses in his time, including Winx, but Merchant Navy could go to the top of the list in Saturday's Golden Rose at Rosehill.