Versatile Wanganui City FC are the last Whanganui team left standing in sudden death football this year after booking their place in the Lotto Federation Cup quarterfinals in a 5-4 away game thriller with Hawera FC this afternoon.

On a busy Queen's Birthday Monday, with eight games around the Central Football catchment, Wanganui Marist Celtic's brave challenge to come out of local league and foot it with the big boys saw them go down 4-1 to Western Rangers at Saint Leonards Park in Hastings, while GJ Gardner Homes Wanganui Athletic lowered their flag to Hokowhitu FC, 2-1 at Wembley Park.