Full Time
80:00
7:45pm Thu August 14, 2014
Round 23 - Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park - Crowd: 14094
80

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Ben Lowe successful.

With Auva'a having straightened up the Rabbitohs' bench forward converts and pushes the winning margin to 26 points

South Sydney Rabbitohs 42-16

80

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Kirisome Auva'a. Kick to come.

Issac Luke splits them down the left and Auva'a is there in support to finish the move. A kick to come then the tape will roll over to start the "Glory Glory" refrain!

South Sydney Rabbitohs 40-16

75

UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker unsuccessful.

The ninth conversion attempt of the match becomes the first to be missed after Corey Parker can't convert from the sideline.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 36-16

75

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Jack Reed. Kick to come.

Late points for Brisbane, quick hands to the left and Jack Reed exploits the edge defenders to grab a consolation try.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 36-16

72

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds adds the extras.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 36-12

71

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Luke Keary. Kick to come.

Ball goes up, ball comes down, Inglis takes it and hands it off to Keary to score beside the posts.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 34-12

65

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Easy conversion from in front for Reynolds.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 30-12

64

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Greg Inglis. Kick to come.

A hat-trick for GI off a great kick. That should seal the game for the hosts, who'll move into first place on this win.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 28-12

63

Upstairs for a possible Inglis TRY. Checking grounding.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

60

UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Daniel Vidot makes an unforced error.

Geez Vidot has some errors in him, the pass finds him on the flank and he's got it, swan dives for the line and LOSES IT! Souths 20m restart!

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

59

Brisbane dominating proceedings in this second half so far.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

56

Time is off with Josh Hoffman INJURED. He'll be carried off in the arms of the Broncos' trainers, can barely touch the ground with his feet.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

55

Ben Te'o is ON REPORT for the Bunnies after a chicken wing on Sam Thaiday.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

51

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker successful.

Parker adds the extras and reduces the trailing margin to twelve.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-12

50

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Sam Thaiday. Kick to come.

Thaiday barges over and the Broncos have drawn first blood in the second half!

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-10

47

UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Thomas Burgess makes an unforced error.

Big Tom drops it. Broncos with it just inside Souths' territory.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

45

Souths coming out of their own end, Hodges gets Auva'a high, it's a penalty to the hosts.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

44

Chris McQueen is ON REPORT for an alleged crusher tackle on Josh McGuire.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

42

Souths with an early second half penalty.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

41

We are back on at ANZ. Bunnies up by 18 and Brisbane will have it first.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

40

It's NO TRY and a few players later we have HALFTIME at ANZ. The Bunnies have dominated and it's gonna take something pretty special for Brisbane to resurrect their chances.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

39

VIDEO REFEREE possible NO TRY to the Broncos' Ben Barba. Checking grounding.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

39

Brisbane with a penalty - Souths knocking a player out off the ball. 10m out for the Broncos on the attack.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

38

UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Luke Keary makes an unforced error.

And the Broncos turn the tide. Keary spills it, the visitors will get a scrum and work it away from their line.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

36

It's all going red and green at the moment - Brisbane spill another last-tackle kick, Souths will start a set from inside the Broncos' 10m.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

35

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Four from four. It's already shaping up as the Rabbitohs' night.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 24-6

33

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Lote Tuqiri. Kick to come.

Oh dear. Vidot's butchered a high ball and given it straight to Tuqiri. Big Lote dots down.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 22-6

32

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Easy two points.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 18-6

31

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Chris McQueen. Kick to come.

Brisbane knock it down, Walker picks up the scraps and finds McQueen inside him who dives low to score.

South Sydney Rabbitohs 16-6

30

Rabbitohs with another penalty, this time on their 40m. They advance it to 35m short of the Broncos line with the touchfinder. A try here could mean a blow-out...

South Sydney Rabbitohs 12-6

26

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Reynolds ices a spectacular cake. What a try that was!

South Sydney Rabbitohs 12-6

25

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Greg Inglis. Kick to come.

WOWEE. Kick infield by Reynolds fielded by Inglis, he finds Sam Burgess who then waits and waits and finds... INGLIS! He's over for a double, what a try!

South Sydney Rabbitohs 10-6

24

UNFORCED ERROR BRISBANE BRONCOS
Justin Hodges makes an unforced error.

Hodges error - Maranta capitalises attempting to score but it's rightly called back. Souths handover.

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22

Broncos with it after a loose Tom Burgess pass finds Sam Thaiday. Brisbane on the attack...

6 all

19

Big burst right up the middle by Sam Burgess, he finds Johnston on the outside, who's dragged down 10m short. Next play it's a Souths penalty due to offside players in the Broncos' defensive line.

6 all

17

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Conversion attempt by Adam Reynolds successful.

Perfect conversion attempt from Adam Reynolds equalises.

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16

TRY SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Scored by Greg Inglis. Kick to come.

G.I. storms over the line and does indeed get the ball down, grounding deemed good by the officials upstairs.

Brisbane Broncos 6-4

16

VIDEO REFEREE possible Rabbitohs TRY to big Greg Inglis.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

15

Souths get a penalty. This will be their first full shot inside Brisbane's danger zone.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

14

UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Issac Luke makes an unforced error.

Luke with another error, this one is a forward pass. Sloppy. Broncos scrum again around halfway.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

11

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION BRISBANE BRONCOS
Conversion attempt by Corey Parker successful.

Parker converts the Hodges try.

Brisbane Broncos 6-0

10

TRY BRISBANE BRONCOS
Scored by Justin Hodges. Kick to come.

It went up as a TRY and it's come down as a try from the man upstairs. Hodges opens the scoring.

Brisbane Broncos 4-0

10

VIDEO REFEREE | Brisbane are claiming a try through Justin Hodges. Hunt's grubbered through and Hodges has weaved through... we're checking grounding.

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Brisbane force a line drop-out with Alex Johnston made to tap it dead by a rampaging Lachlan Maranta. Souths under the pump here.

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5

UNFORCED ERROR SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS
Issac Luke makes an unforced error.

Luke loses the ball on halfway. Broncos scrum.

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South Sydney with the better of the opening exchanges, working their way into Brisbane territory on their second set. Last tackle - Reynolds puts it high, taken easily by Vidot for the visitors.

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We are UNDERWAY. Rabbitohs first possession.

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After a bit of a wait the Rabbitohs come out now, wearing a black jersey with an Indigenous design on the body. Here we go...

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The Broncos are out onto ANZ Stadium which welcomes back Spidercam for the first time since the early rounds. They'll wear their mostly yellow "gradient" jersey.

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Welcome to Close the Gap Round - supporting and promoting Indigenous Equality in our nation. We acknowledge that this match is being held on the traditional lands of The Wangal people, and pay our respect to elders both past and present.

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TEAM NEWS | The Rabbitohs lose Kyle Turner and Bryson Goodwin from their 19 man side. Chris McQueen replaces Turner in the starting side. Luke and Tom Burgess swap with the former to start, the latter on the bench. For Brisbane, Justin Hodges returns with Jack Reed benched, and Jarrod Wallace & Jake Granville dropping out.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Shayne Hayne, Dave Munro

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Russell Turner

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Henry Perenara

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (42)
Tries: Greg Inglis (3), Chris McQueen, Lote Tuqiri, Luke Keary, Kirisome Auva'a
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (6/6), Ben Lowe (1/1)
Penalty Goals:

BRISBANE BRONCOS (16)
Tries: Justin Hodges, Sam Thaiday, Jack Reed
Field Goals:
Conversions: Corey Parker (2/3)
Penalty Goals: