Fairfield City Lions lost 1-0 to Stanmore Hawks in the Football NSW men's State league second division grand final at Arlington Oval on Sunday. Details: footballnsw.com.au.
Long weekend cricket
Fairfield Liverpool Cricket Association's seniors competitions will be played over the October long weekend. The juniors competition will resume on Saturday, October 12, after the school holidays. Details: flca.com.au.
Coach of the year
Sydney United 58 FC's Mark Rudan has been named the National Premier Leagues NSW Men's Elite 1 competition coach of the year. Rudan guided United to the premiership trophy after 22 rounds. It was Rudan's first season as the club's coach. The awards were on Friday at the annual Football NSW Awards at Rosehill Gardens.
Southern Districts Softball Association's summer competitions start on Saturday, October 12, at Jacquie Osmond Reserve, Warwick Farm. SDSA clubs from Fairfield include, Bonnyrigg Dolphins, Cabra Vale Bashers, and Mounties. Details: sdsa.softball.org.au.