Today Rob Crosby looks at the South Sydney Rabbitohs ahead of season 2017. Can they ascend the #NRL ...
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The Black and Whites took the early advantaged and opened up a 12-0 lead through Danny Tickle and Shaun Briscoe, before Luke Dyer got the Robins back in the game just before the interval.
Rovers began the second half well before Motu Tony's huge kick return set up Matt Sing to score for Hull. David Tangata-Toa and Andreas Bauer gave the visitors hope but Sid Domic's last-minute try shook them off, as the Airlie Birds claimed the bragging rights.
Sean Long was first score for the host. Matt Gidley, Francis Meli, Paul Wellens and Ade Gardner following him as Saints racked up a 26-0 half-time lead. This effectively killed the game off.
Things did not get much better for the Reds in the second half as Maurie Fa'asavalu, James Roby and two from second row Mike Bennett completed Saints' scoring.
Salford pulled one back when prop Andy Coley gathered his own kick to score.
The Bulls raced into a 24-6 lead at the interval Lesley Vainikolo touchdown twice and David Solomona scored against his old side as the Bulls threatened to run riot.
Matt Blaymire, Kevin Henderson and Peter Fox all scored after the break to give the Wildcats some hope.
Michael Platt and Chris McKenna's tries calmed any nerves for Bradford before Jamie Rooney's try was a late consolation for the hosts.
The visitors took total control of the game by the break by opening up a 22-8 lead. Brad Drew scored first after a clever dummy, with Henry Fa'afili replying before Eorl Crabtree and Martin Aspinwall reinforced the Giants' lead.
Warrington scored early in the second half through Martin Gleeson and with Fa