21 May 2024

Sport: Phoenix heartbreak, Warriors surprise

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 21 May 2024

Heartbreak for the Wellington Phoenix at the weekend semifinal - but despite the loss, the A-League is being considered a success.

Meanwhile the Warriors have breathed life into their NRL season with a stirring upset over the Penrith Panthers.

And Oleksander Usyk is the undisputed heavyweight champion after a dramatic win against Tyson Fury.

Marc Hinton is a senior sports writer for Stuff.

Warriors players celebrate their win following the NRL Round 11 match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Sunday, May 19, 2024. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt/ Photosport)

Warriors players celebrate their win following the NRL Round 11 match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Penrith Panthers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Sunday, May 19, 2024. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt/ Photosport) Photo: AAP / www.photosport.nz