Sports News Update – what you need to know

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CRICKET – Michael Clarke has defended his vicious on-field sledge to England rival James Anderson in a spiteful end to Australia’s first Test victory in Brisbane.

MOTOR RACING – Mark Webber has signed off on his Formula One career with a second place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix behind nemesis Sebastian Vettel.

GOLF – World Cup winner Jason Day is proud he didn’t buckle in the face of family tragedy in yesterday’s triumph at Royal Melbourne.

SOCCER – An Adam Taggart hat-trick has heaped further misery on Melbourne Heart, with the Newcastle Jets accounting for the winless A-League cellar-dwellers 3-1 at Hunter Stadium.

SOCCER – South Korean midfielder Kim Bo-kyung’s dramatic stoppage-time equaliser has earned Cardiff City a 2-2 draw and stopped Manchester United climbing into the EPL’s top four.

RUGBY – The All Blacks have produced a miraculous comeback to snatch a 24-22 win over Ireland in Dublin and become the first nation in the professional era to complete a perfect season.