MELBOURNE Victory have all but sealed their first Premiers’ Plate since 2009 but it came via a controversial penalty awarded against Brisbane in a 1-0 win.

    LIVE COVERAGE: WHAT a day for trainer Peter Moody as he picks up three winners and both Group 1s on the final day of Sydney autumn carnival.

    A COOPER Cronk field goal at the death secured Melbourne a thrilling victory over Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.

    MARK Bridge celebrates his 200th A-League game with the winning goal to lift Western Sydney off the foot of the table with a 2-1 win over Adelaide.

    AN Australian could once again lift the Larry O’Brien Trophy with a record five Boomers taking part in the NBA playoffs beginning this weekend.