Sports Update- May 13

Sports Update- May 13

 AFL legend Hafey dies following a brain tumour

The sporting world is mourning the loss of another football great, after Richmond veteran player and coach Tom Hafey died overnight at the age of 82.

Hafey played 67 games for the Tigers between 1953 and 1958 and coached them to four premierships, between 1967 and 1974.

The Tigers will organise a special tribute for Hafey at Saturday’s game against Melbourne.

Hayne and Sandow orchestrate win for Eels

Jarryd Hayne and Chris Sandow have starred for Parramatta in their 42-24 win over Cronulla, in the NRL overnight.

Hayne scored a double for the Eels, as did Ken Sio to give the side 5 wins this season, while Sandow crossed once.

Meantime in bad news for NSW Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita could be out of action of game one of the State of Origin, after limping off with ankle syndesmosis early in the game.

Blues claim their biggest win of the season

Carlton has claimed a 32 point win over St Kilda in the AFL overnight.

But the 15.11 (101) to 9.15 (69) win is expected to be soured with Marc Murphy’s bump on Nick Riewoldt expected to come under scrutiny.

Stosur through to Rome Masters second round

Australia’s Samantha Stosur is through to the second round of the Rome Masters, after beating number 15 seed Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 6-3.

The former US Open Champion will now play Russia’s Elena Vesnina.

Bresciano’s appeal dismissed by CAS

Socceroos midfielder Mark Bresciano has had his appeal against a four-month ban dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

But as the midfielder has already served the ban it does not affect his eligibility for next month’s FIFA World Cup.

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