A spirited comeback wasn't enough for the South Sydney Rabbitohs tonight, with Super League opponents Warrington holding them out with a 34-28 win in the annual Return to Redfern trial match.
AS far as modern rugby league history goes, 2011 was a hugely unexpected result from the Bulldogs, with the club finishing just short of a top eight berth for the second successive year.
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ANOTHER big week in footy news, here's what you missed... (includes teams for Sunday mornings' Four Nations double header!)
WE take a quick look at the news from the NRL and rugby league over the last few days...