Sport News Update, what you need to know.
NFL – The Hayne Plane has taken off, former Parramatta star Jarryd Hayne jetting out of Sydney and into the great unknown as he begins the pursuit of his NFL dream.
SOCCER – Liverpool profited from an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time to escape with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers, with four goals were scored in a pulsating final eight minutes at Loftus Road.
SOCCER – David Villa found the back of the net for the second straight week, but Melbourne City were again forced to settle for a draw as Perth Glory striker Andy Keogh’s stoppage-time winner secured his hat-trick and a 3-2 victory over Brisbane to lift his side to the top of the A-League ladder.
GOLF – Finn Mikko Ilonen has pulled off the biggest win of his career, defeating top seed Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final of the World Match Play championship.
TENNIS – Andy Murray is on the brink of a place in the ATP World Tour Finals after defeating David Ferrer 5-7 6-2 7-5 to claim the Austrian Open for his 30th career title.
GOLF – Australia’s Scott Hend won the Hong Kong Open, overcoming a valiant effort by Filipino Angelo Que in a playoff for his first European Tour victory.
RUGBY UNION – The Wallabies face the grim, unprecedented prospect of departing for a European tour without a coach following Ewen McKenzie’s sudden resignation.