Full Time
80:00
5:30pm Sat March 14, 2020
Round 1 - Stadium Australia - Crowd: 6235
80min

FULLTIME - Sharks can't do it and the Bunnies hold on for a four-point win.

79min

One last roll of the dice for the Sharkies, one play from their own 30m...

78min

Connor Tracey with the last pass for Josh Morris to win the match but it's ruled forward. Can't Challenge that either.

78min

And another penalty with Cook stripping the ball... can the Sharks get the match winner?

77min

Cronulla with another penalty, 10m out. Souths defence being sorely tested.

76min

Johnson rolls in a speedy grubber which forced Johnston to bat it dead and its a Bunnies GLDO.

75min

Sharks penalty... a little controversial - but they have a full set inside Souths' 40m.

75min

Time off, Souths to go on the attack but both Alex Johnston and Adam Reynolds aren't looking too flash.

72min

Momentum just about all Sharks at the moment. Making easy metres and breaking tackles at will...

67min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Shaun Johnson.

No dice from Johnson, it was from the sideline though, to be fair.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 22 - 18 Sharks
66min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Sione Katoa. Kick to come.

Katoa steams down the right edge and gets aerial, scoring JUST inside the corner post. WOW. Double trouble!

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 22 - 18 Sharks
66min

Up to the video referee with Katoa claiming a double in the corner...

64min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

SJ converts the try he set up and they close themargin back to 8.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 22 - 14 Sharks
63min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Sione Katoa. Kick to come.

Great SJ cutout pass finds Katoa out wide! Strolls over.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 22 - 12 Sharks
60min

Sharks with a great chance but Andrew Fifita spills it trying to get up and Souths are off the hook.

57min

Cronulla their own worst enemy with errors, but Souths still allowing them a sniff with a couple of penalties given away.

49min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Easy done for Reynolds and the lead blows out to 14.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 22 - 8 Sharks
48min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Ethan Lowe. Kick to come.

Ethan Lowe picks up a ricocheted kick and it's an easy Bunnies try! Superb from Walker.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 20 - 8 Sharks
45min

End to end start to this half so far.

41min

Back underway at the Olympic venue.

40min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds adds the two for an eight-point halftime lead.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 8 Sharks
40min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Campbell Graham. Kick to come.

Campbell Graham goes over in the corner inside the final minute!

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 14 - 8 Sharks
35min

Time off with Damien Cook not looking too good after copping a knock in defence.

33min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

SJ narrows the gap to just two points with the extras.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 10 - 8 Sharks
33min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Wade Graham. Kick to come.

Graham takes advantage of the numbers after just three tackles to exploit the Rabbitohs edge and score the Sharks' first try of the evening.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 10 - 6 Sharks
32min

Jimmy the Jet gets his marching orders for a professional foul on Josh Morris.

25min

Souths have a scrum feed 10m out and a big chance to extend their lead...

23min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Another one and the lead is eight.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 10 - 2 Sharks
20min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Easy pickings - another penalty goal and Reynolds bangs it over.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 8 - 2 Sharks
15min

No dice for Souths, they knocked it on and it's a Sharks scrum on their own 10m.

15min

Captain's Challenge by the Rabbitohs...

14min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reyno adds the extras and it's a four-point lead.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 6 - 2 Sharks
13min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Adam Reynolds. Kick to come.

Duck, weave, and TRY! Captain courageous gets the home side on the board next to the posts.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 4 - 2 Sharks
7min

Penalty Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Shaun Johnson.

Cronulla on the board first with a handy penalty near the sticks, which Johnson easily converts into points.

Sharks lead Rabbitohs 0 - 2 Sharks
2min

Early penalty for the Bunnies and they're on the attack - until a holding penalty is conceded and Sharks are off the hook.

1min

Game on. Souths have first use.

Latrell Mitchell's first game in the cardinal and myrtle, and both sides starting life after losing a big name forward. Who knows how this will turn out?

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Belinda Sharpe

Touch Judges: Michael Wise, Liam Nicholls

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Ben Lowe

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (22)
Tries: Adam Reynolds, Campbell Graham, Ethan Lowe
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (2/2)

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (18)
Tries: Wade Graham, Sione Katoa (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)