Paul's online rant
Cricketer Phillip Hughes has had to leap a few hurdles to make it back into the Australian Test team for the series opener against Sri Lanka this Friday in Hobart. Read Paul Haigh's Inside Running on-line column this Friday, by visiting liverpoolchampion.com.au.
Western Sydney Wanderers' men's and women's soccer teams both had wins on the weekend. The men's team defeated Brisbane Roar, 1-0, while the women's side thrashed Adelaide United 4-0, continuing their rise up the ladder.
Warwick Farm racehorse Malavio won the Festival Stakes (1500 metres) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. The Steve Englebrecht trained galloper will race in the $175,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600 metres) at Warwick Farm on Saturday, December 22.
Austral-based West Sydney Pirates American Football team West Sydney Pirates is out of the running for this year's premiership, after going down 19-14 in its semi-final clash with UTS Gridiron, at Caringbah on Saturday.