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Round 17 - Sunday 7th July @ 04:30pm
30
L: 1
FullTime
80.00
Round 17 - Sunday 7th July @ 04:30pm
RABBITOHS vs. WARRIORS
NIB Stadium
13
L: 11
H-T: 4
30
#NRLSOUCSH
FullTime
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CROWD: 20221
H-T: 9
13
80

Full time! A bit of a blowout in the score line in the end, but it was definitely an entertaining, physical game. The Warriors simply got a bit overawed at the end.

The Rabbitohs run out winners in front of 20221 fans in Perth, by a scoreline of 30 points to 13.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 30-13

79

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Chris McQueen. Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

And just to add insult to injury, Chris McQueen adds his name to the try scorer's list. Reynolds doesn't harm his record for the night, add the 4 points becomes 6.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 30-13

77

South Sydney just looking to see out the game now. Under three minutes left. Sutton kicks for the corner, but Locke just toes the ball over the dead ball line.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-13

75

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

And Goodwin takes the loose ball and dives over to score what looks to be the matchwinner. Reynolds again converts.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-13

74

Desperation starting to creep in for the Warriors now. Johnson throws a loose pass, and the Bunnies swoop on the loose ball.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 18-13

72

Warriors with the ball now, working it out of their own half. Neilsen gets dragged towards the touch line again, and has bad memories of his last hit up. He throws the ball back infield but the ref called held, and makes him play the ball.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 18-13

68

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Bryson Goodwin. Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Bryson Goodwin puts a grubber through, regathers, and then dives over the tryline to put his side in front for the first time in a long time. He got the perfect bounce off that kick. Reynolds lines up the kick from just left of the posts, and maintains his perfect record for the day.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 18-13

65

15 minutes left to go in this match, the Warriors are holding onto a slim lead of 1 point - time is starting to become a factor.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

63

Sutton puts the ball into the in-goal, and Laumape watches it go over the dead ball line. 20 metre restart, and the pressure is relieved for now.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

62

A brilliant take by Laumape is overshadowed by Dane Nielsen being smashed over the sideline on the next play. South Sydney get a scrum feed about 10 metres out from the Warriors line.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

58

We're going from end to end here at the moment, some good play in both attack and defense at the moment, with no team seeming to be able to break the defenses.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

57

Johnson, in the centre of the field, puts up a high bomb - but Merritt is up to the task. He takes the kick and then hands it off to Inglis.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

56

Johnson puts the ball out on the full, and the Rabbitohs get the ball on the 40 metre line.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

54

Inglis makes a half break, but Friend stops him in a good tackle.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

54

The momentum seems to be shifting back towards the Rabbitohs now.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

50

Laumape runs over the top of Reynolds and almost breaks him in two. Reynolds stays down, and he's obviously a bit groggy.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

50

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by John Sutton. Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

And the try is awarded. The chasers are deemed to be on-side, and John Sutton gets the points. Reynolds lines up the conversion, and adds the extras. Just one point the difference.

New Zealand Warriors 13-12

47

We're going to the VIDEO REF - possible try to the South Sydney Rabbitohs. John Sutton dives on a kick in behind the line, and looks to have scored a try. We're just looking at whether or not the Souths' chasers were on side.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

47

Souths on heavy attack of the Warriors line. Isaac Luke looks to dart over from dummy half, but is stopped short.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

44

The Warriors definitely look to be matching the Bunnies for physicality so far.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

43

Next set, and George Burgess loses the ball. He's filthy with himself, but Charlie Gubb knocks on on the first play of the resultant set.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

43

Gubb attempts to dive through the line for a try on debut, but the referee was right on the spot and says no. At the end of the set Lowrie puts in a kick, and the Rabbitohs sort it out.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

41

Sam Burgess has been placed on report for a high tackle.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

41

The Warriors kick the ball off and we're underway in the second half.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

40

Half time - the Warriors go to the break leading by 7 points. In the first part of the game the Rabbitohs looked to have the momentum, but the Warriors soon swung the pendulum their way, scoring two tries and kicking a field goal.

The Warriors lead the Bunnies 13-6.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

39

Friend throws the ball back to Johnson, who snaps a quick field goal.

New Zealand Warriors 13-6

38

The Warriors on attack, Leuluai has men on his inside and outside in open space, but opts to kick instead. The wrong option in the end, as the ball is watched over the white line.

New Zealand Warriors 12-6

36

TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Konrad Hurrell. Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Hurrell powers straight over the top of three players (Burgess, Goodwin and Inglis) to score a try. One of the most powerful running displays you will ever see. Johnson adds the two.

New Zealand Warriors 12-6

34

PENALTY - to the New Zealand Warriors. Laziness, not getting away from the play-the-ball quick enough. The Warriors will be looking to put on an attacking play here as we lead in to half time.

6 all

32

NO TRY. As we thought, Hurrell is ruled to have knocked the ball on.

6 all

32

Konrad Hurrell pushes for the line, we're going to the VIDEO REFEREE, but it looks like Hurrell may have knocked the ball on.

6 all

30

PENALTY - to New Zealand. They kick for touch and then take the tap 25 metres out from the tryline.

6 all

27

Some feeble defense from Souths sees Simon Mannering score under the posts. Johnson lines up from in front and puts it over the black dot.

6 all

24

Fisiahi makes a break down field, but is cleaned up by Inglis. Charlie Gubb in his debut game, gets his first touch.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

24

Looked like a certain try, Burgess and Inglis combine to prevent Friend putting points on the board for the Warriors.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

24

Johnson again down the right side of the field. They run it on the last, Friend fakes and goes himself, and is over the line but held up.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

23

PENALTY - to the New Zealand Warriors. Isaac Luke makes a pest of himself around the ruck, and the Warriors get a piggy back off their own tryline.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

22

South Sydney almost score, but are held up just short of the tryline. Souths still on attack, Isaac Luke puts in a kick under the posts, but Locke cleans it up.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

17

PENALTY - to the New Zealand Warriors. A well needed penalty - a few heads were dropped in the Warriors camp, and this will help them get out of their half.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

15

PENALTY to South Sydney - the kick for touch sees the Bunnies on attack from within the Warriors half.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

15

Warriors playing from side to side here, but Souths seem up to the task defensively so far. Another bomb on the last, but Inglis leaps high and tidies it up.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

14

And just two plays later the Rabbitohs knock the ball on.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

14

PENALTY to South Sydney - the Warriors defender gets pinged for laying on the play the ball. Lazy stuff, but quite a nothing penalty.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

12

Johnson puts a bomb up on the last, and Friend almost steals the ball.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

11

Cut out pass now, Everingham is away down the right of the field, but is dragged down.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

11

Johnson kicks to the corner, Inglis is almost trapped in goal but somehow manages to get out. He runs up the left hand sideline, and then flicks the ball back infield.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

10

Warriors looking a little bit wobbly here now, some cracks in the defense appearing.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

4

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Andrew Everingham. Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

But only moments later, some soccer skills see Andrew Everingham score in the corner. Reynolds adds the extras.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 6-0

4

South Sydney almost score, but are dragged down in a desperate tackle by Locke, only 5 metres out.

0 all

3

Some good ball movement from the Warriors here - a bomb at the end of the set is aimed at Greg Inglis, but he handles it well, and then draws a penalty for his side.

0 all

1

Inglis looks a bit dusty after his first hit up of the night. He's on his feet, but he doesn't look great.

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1

Bryson Goodwin kicks off, and we are underway tonight. Lillyman with the first hitup.

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Welcome to Perth, as we prepare for the South Sydney Rabbitohs to take on the New Zealand Warriors. A packed house here tonight - the Warriors have won the toss, Souths will kick off to start the match, in just a few minutes time.

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1. Greg Inglis 2. Nathan Merritt 3. Bryson Goodwin 4. Dylan Walker 5. Andrew Everingham 6. John Sutton 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Dave Tyrrell 9. Issac Luke 10. Roy Asotasi 11. Chris McQueen 12. Ben Te’o 13. Sam Burgess
Interchange: 14. Nathan Peats 15. Ben Lowe 16. Jeff Lima 17. George Burgess 18. Thomas Burgess 19. Justin Hunt 22. Dylan Farrell

1. Kevin Locke 2. Glen Fisiiahi 3. Dane Nielsen 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Manu Vatuvei 6. Thomas Leuluai 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Sam Rapira 9. Nathan Friend 10. Ben Matulino 11. Feleti Mateo 12. Simon Mannering (c) 13. Elijah Taylor
Interchange: 14. Russell Packer 15. Jacob Lillyman 16. Todd Lowrie 17. Dominique Peyroux 18. Ngani Laumape 20. Suaia Matagi 21. Charlie Gubb

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Referees: Ashley Klein, Dave Munro

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Adam Gee

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Reece Williams

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (30)
Tries: Andrew Everingham, John Sutton, Bryson Goodwin (2), Chris McQueen
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (5/5)
Penalty Goals:

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (13)
Tries: Simon Mannering, Konrad Hurrell
Field Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/2)
Penalty Goals:



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