Sport News Update, what you need to know.

AFL – The Adelaide Crows have axed coach Brenton Sanderson with two years remaining on his contract in a shock sacking described as the most brutal decision in the AFL club’s history.

RUGBY LEAGUE – Former Brisbane coach Anthony Griffin has emerged as the early front-runner for the Wests Tigers job after Mick Potter was shown the door by the joint-venture club on Wednesday.

SOCCER – Western Sydney sit in the box seat to make the Asian Champions League decider, holding FC Seoul to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their semi-final clash in South Korea.

GOLF – Adam Scott has parted ways with caddy Steve Williams, the bagman who helped him claim Australia’s first green jacket in 2013 and rise to world No.1.