IT HAS been a miserable five seasons for Parramatta fans, but the Eels' long-suffering faithful were given hope of better things to come after beating Warriors 36-16.
THE Melbourne Vixens, Adelaide Thunderbirds and NSW Swifts all recorded ANZ Championship wins on Sunday with the West Coast Fever receiving a rude awakening.
BESART Berisha scored a double at Suncorp Stadium as the Brisbane Roar all but wrapped up the A-League's premier's plate with a 2-1 defeat of Adelaide United.
WELLINGTON Phoenix's fluctuating A-League fortunes took another hit as they bumbled to a 1-1 draw with struggling Perth Glory at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.
BENDIGO have produced a blistering start and an equally sizzling finish to secure back-to-back WNBL titles with a 94-83 grand final win over Townsville.