17 May 2024

Sports commentator Sam Ackerman

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 17 May 2024
Alex Rufer of the Phoenix and his teammates react at the final whistle. Melbourne Victory FC v Wellington Phoenix FC.

Photo: Scott Barbour/Photosport

Sam previews the Wellington Phoenix's big semi-final, which is set to be in front of a sellout crowd in Wellington.

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