Adam Reynolds converts from the sideline and the Bunnies get the points!
Souths spread it to the left on the last play and Braidon Burns flicks the ball at the death to Campbell Graham to score in the corner! Souths win!
Gareth Widdop nails it and somehow the Dragons lead 16-14!
Penalty Dragons - Against Braidon Burns for an accidental offside off a kick and Gareth Widdop points to the posts!
Gareth Widdop nails it from the sideline. 14 all!
Jason Saab scores in the corner off the next play, as Luciano Leilua and Euan Aitken combine to put the rookie over for his second try! Kick to come to tie things up!
Adam Reynolds goes for a fild goal and it is charged down by Cameron McInnes and McInnes dives on it!
Adam Reynolds again on the last, but Tyson Frizell knocks on in front of the posts. Souths scrum 10m out.
Great kick on the last from Adam Reynolds and the Dragons have to make a play. Dropout Dragons.
Euan Aitken busts the line and sets sail for the tryline but is dragged down just short by the desperate South Sydney defence.
Gareth Widdop converts. Souths lead 14-8.
Gareth Widdop grubbers behind the line and the debutant Jason Saab touches down! Souths lead 14-6 kick to come.
Braidon Burns and Damien Cook combine and Cook kicks towards the in goal for Campbell Graham who can't ground the ball and it goes touch in goal. 20m re-start for the Dragons.
Jaydn Su'A loses the ball close to the line and Dragons have the scrum.
Cody Walker now slices through and kicks for Braidon Burns but the ball falls for Zac Lomax to save the day. Dragons ball 10m from their own line.
Adam Reynolds having an off night with the boot. Score remains 14-2.
Dane Gagai scores his second try, after some more slick ball work from Adam Reynolds and Adam Doueihi. Souths lead 14-2 kick to come.
The dropout doesn't make the 10m! Penalty Souths and they take the tap!
Superb kick on the last from Adam Doueihi and Jason Saab is trapped in goal. Dropout Dragons.
Adam Doueihi knocks on after receiving a tough pass from James Roberts. Dragons scrum 10m out from their own line.
Campbell Graham spills a bomb under pressure from Jason Saab and Dragons have the ball inside their own half.
Adam Reynolds hits the upright. Souths lead 10-2.
Cody Walker takes the line on and burrows over for a soft try. Souths lead 10-2, kick to come.
Ben Hunt spills the ball cold on the last, looking to get a kick away. Souths scrum just over halfway.
James Graham is struggling after copping a stray knee from his team mate Korbin Sims. He seems ok now.
We are underway in the Second Half @ANZ Stadium!
Adam Reynolds misses with the conversion from the sideline.
Adam Reynolds and Cody Walker combine on the right hand side to put Dane Gagai over in the corner. Souths lead 6-2 kick to come.
Penalty Souths - Against James Graham right in front of the posts for holding on too long in the tackle. Souths take the tap!
Ben Hunt takes the line and Tyson Frizell spills it. Souths ball just short of halfway.
James Roberts tries to get on the outside of Tim Lafai but he is bundled into touch. Dragons scrum 22m from their own line.
Adam Reynolds evens up the score 2-2.
Penalty Souths - Right in front of the posts against Cameron McInnes for having his hands in the ruck. Souths will look to even up the scoreline, kick to come.
Penalty Dragons - Against Cameron Murray for not getting back the 10m. Dragons find the 30m line for a tap.
Gareth Widdop kicks towards the towering Jason Saab who bats the ball back to Euan Aitken who knocks on. Rabbitohs ball 13m from their own line.
Cameron McInnes makes a dart out of dummy half and is crunched by his opposite number Damien Cook in a classic tackle. Dragons ball on the 3rd tackle just short of halfway.
Penalty Dragons - Against James Roberts for an attempted strip on Tim Lafai. Dragons find the line 25m out.
Souths on the attack close to the line and Cody Walker spills the ball trying to find Braidon Burns. Dragons scrum 10m from their own line.
Penalty Souths - Cameron McInnes getting off the line too early. Rabbitohs find the line 28m out.
Gareth Widdop gets the first points in his long awaited return. Dragons lead 2-0.
Penalty Dragons - Against Damien Cook for a lifting tackle on Tyson Frizell. Dragons will take the shot.
Timoteo Lafai loses the ball trying to offload in his own half, luckily ruled a knock back for the Dragons.
We are underway @ANZ Stadium and it is the rookie on debut Jason Saab who brings the ball back for the Dragons.
Welcome to ANZ Stadium for the second match of our Friday Night Football coverage. It is one of the traditional clashes with the South Sydney hosting the St George Illawarra Dragons. The Rabbitohs have a few late changes with Tom Burgess to start at prop, Dean Britt moves back to the bench and Tom Amone is out. The Dragons are 1-17. It is the season on the line for St George if they are to make a late charge to the Top 8. While for Souths a win here will consolidate their position in the all important Top 4. Stay tuned for all the action @LeagueUnlimited, kickoff not far away.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Gerard Sutton, Matt Noyen
Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Rickey McFarlane
Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Lowe
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (20)
Tries: Dane Gagai (2), Cody Walker, Campbell Graham
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (1/4)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (16)
Tries: Jason Saab (2)
Conversions: Gareth Widdop (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Gareth Widdop (2/2)