The Sporting Week – August 29 – September 4
The NRL gets a free-hit this week with no AFL, EPL or Rugby Championship.
There are three must watch matches in Round 26. The Storm and Sharks – 1 v 2 – play on Saturday night in Melbourne. The winner will claim the minor premiership. If the Titans defeat the Cowboys on Saturday they’ll hold onto 8th spot, however if they lose the Tigers could steal their finals place with a win over the Raiders on Sunday afternoon.
The FFA Cup Round of 16 continues on Tuesday night. Teams will be battling it out to join Melbourne Victory, Melbourne City, Blacktown City and Canberra Olympic in the quarter finals.
The tennis world has descended upon Flushing Meadows, New York for the start of the US Open tonight. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the bookmakers’ favourites, with Williams aiming to win her 7th US Open singles title.
The one-day series and T20s continue in Sri Lanka, while there’s also MLB and NFL pre-season.