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80:00
7:50pm Thu September 17, 2020
Round 19 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 4859
80min

Wakeham is on the spot to clean up as the siren sounds.

79min

One set away from victory - enjoy the moment Bulldogs fans.

78min

Penalty Goal: Bulldogs
Attempted by Brandon Wakeham.

The kick is wide - play to resume with a 20 metre drop out.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 26 Bulldogs
78min

The Bulldogs will take the shot at two points.

77min

Souths concede a penalty in possession.

76min

Hopoate is tackled 10 metres out from the Rabbitohs line.

75min

Liam Knights comes up with a mistake.

74min

Brandon Wakeham finds the sideline.

73min

Souths lose the ball.

72min

Josh Jackson saves another try with a great tackle on Cameron Murray.

71min

Penalty Souths.

70min

Luke Thompson collars Cody Walker to stop a break.

70min

Will Hopoate loses the ball just short of the try line.

69min

Six again for the Bulldogs.

68min

Jed Cartwright bombs a certain try.

68min

The Rabbitohs have butchered about three potential tries.

67min

Six again for the Rabbitohs.

67min

Sione Katoa comes up with a great kick after points.

66min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Brandon Wakeham.

Correction: Wakeham converted, not Averillo.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 26 Bulldogs
65min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Chris Smith. Kick to come.

In his sixth season in the top grade, Chris Smith gets his first try.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 24 Bulldogs
65min

Chris Smith may have scored.

63min

Alex Johnston is trapped in-goal. Great kick from Wakeham, followed up by an even better tackle from Reimis Smith.

62min

Souths have lost the ball. Bulldogs have lost the ball. Bulldogs will get the scrum feed.

61min

Wakeham's kick can't hold up in goal. Rabbitohs get a seven tackle set.

60min

The original call is upheld.

60min

The Rabbitohs will appeal the decision.

60min

Liam Knight loses the ball.

59min

Jaxson Paulo break free of a new tackles to put the Rabbitohs on the attack.

59min

Jeremy Marshall-King cuts the Rabbitohs up the middle.

58min

Reimis Smith cuts Bayley Sironen down a few metres from the line.

58min

Good work from the Rabbitohs defence to repel the Bulldogs during that last set.

57min

Jed Cartwright defuses a high kick from Wakeham.

56min

Okunbor makes a great run and gets a seven tackle set.

56min

Will Hopoate gets a seven tackle set after Reynolds' high ball goes too far.

54min

Brandon Wakeham makes a great legs tackle to deny Jadyn Su'a close to the line.

53min

Will Hopoate is driven back into his in-goal as the Rabbitohs force a line drop out.

53min

Walker is back up.

53min

Luke Thompson has landed on Walker's ankle - this could be a major moment in South Sydney's season.

52min

Cody Walker is clutching at an ankle.

52min

Renouf To'omaga and Hame Sele on for their respective teams.

50min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds nails the kick from the sideline.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 16 - 20 Bulldogs
48min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Alex Johnston. Kick to come.

Walker fires a terrific pass to send Alex Johnston over in the corner.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 14 - 20 Bulldogs
47min

Josh Jackson denies Cameron Murray a certain try with a terrific tackle.

47min

Six again for the Rabbitohs.

46min

Corey Allan is collected short of his 30 metre line.

45min

No Try. Graham deemed to have lost the ball short of the line.

45min

Campbell Graham plants the ball down for a try, but there are doubts over whether he has got to the line.

43min

Will Hopoate gets out of his in-goal.

43min

Reimis Smith makes a try-saving tackle on Cody Walker.

42min

Six again for the Rabbitohs.

41min

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak pops an offload to Jake Averillo who is tackled on his 30 metre line.

40min

Marc Nicholls takes the first carry after the resumption.

40min

Both teams back on the field for the second 40.

40min

Cody Walker loses the ball as the halftime siren sounds.

39min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Souths narrow the deficit to 10.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 10 - 20 Bulldogs
38min

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

The Rabbitohs strike a major blow on the stroke of halftime.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 8 - 20 Bulldogs
38min

Jed Cartwright makes a great run, as the Rabbitohs get a penalty on the next tackle.

37min

Souths survive an enterprising attacking raid from the visitors.

36min

No Try. Allan ruled to have pushed Jeremy Marshall-King in the back. Penalty to the Bulldogs.

36min

The referee has referred the play to the bunker as 'No Try'.

36min

Alex Johnston makes a break and may have set up a try for Corey Allan.

35min

Good set after points from the home side.

33min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Adam Reynolds.

The kick is wide of the posts.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 4 - 20 Bulldogs
33min

On-replay, the footage shows Paulo's foot was on the sideline.

32min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Jaxson Paulo. Kick to come.

Some fast ball movement out right gets the Bunnies on the board.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 4 - 20 Bulldogs
32min

Souths get a penalty and will start the set with Jadyn Su'A back on the field.

31min

Raymond Faitala-Mariner pops an offload and hands the ball back to South Sydney.

30min

Campbell Graham looks to force a repeat set, but the call is overruled and the Dogs get a seven tackle set.

28min

Wakeham finds the line 35 metres out from the Rabbitohs' line.

27min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

Before tonight the Bulldogs had only scored 20 points in a match five times.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 20 Bulldogs
26min

Averillo kicks for Okunbor, who offloads to RFM to touch down for another try.

26min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Raymond Faitala-Mariner. Kick to come.

The Bulldogs have got a third!

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 18 Bulldogs
25min

Okunbor makes a 50 metre break.

24min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

The Bulldogs are leading by 14.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 14 Bulldogs
23min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Reimis Smith. Kick to come.

Smith channels his inner Kanye West with that effort because no one man should have all that power!

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 12 Bulldogs
23min

Reimis Smith is claiming a powerhouse try.

22min

Alex Johnston attempts an intercept, but the newly re-signed winger can't hold onto the ball.

22min

Brandon Wakeham replaces Lachlan Lewis at halfback.

22min

Su'a has been sent for 10 after heavy contact to the head on Lachlan Lewis.

21min

Big contact from Jadyn Su'a forces an error out of Lachlan Lewis.

20min

Hopoate is up to the task of Reynolds' high ball.

18min

Reynolds finds touch 10 metres out from the Bulldogs line.

17min

Alex Johnston is met by Sione Katoa and Luke Thompson 20 metres out from his own line.

15min

Thomas Burgess loses the ball a metre from the line.

14min

Lafai comes up with an error in the set after points.

14min

Conversion: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

Hazem El-Averillo - the rookie nails the kick from the sideline.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 8 Bulldogs
13min

Try: Bulldogs
Scored by Tim Lafai. Kick to come.

Lewis kicks for Okunbor, who bats the ball back to Lafai who scores.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 6 Bulldogs
13min

Tim Lafai is claiming a try - the on-field call is 'Try' as the bunker adjudicates.

11min

Lachlan Lewis gets a result from his high ball to force a line drop out.

10min

Aiden Tolman dislodges the ball from Campbell Graham to give the Bulldogs a prime opportunity to score.

9min

The Bulldogs come up with a good set after pints to collect Corey Allan 10 metres out from the Rabbitohs' line.

8min

Penalty Goal: Bulldogs
Kicked by Jake Averillo.

The rookie five-eighth puts the Bulldogs on the board.

Bulldogs lead Rabbitohs 0 - 2 Bulldogs
7min

The Bulldogs will attempt a penalty goal from close to the posts.

7min

Canterbury get a penalty on the last tackle.

6min

Adam Reynolds concedes a seven tackle set after putting too much on his grubber kick.

5min

Alex Johnston is cut down close to the try-line

5min

Liam Knight earns a penalty as Reynolds' finds touch 30 metres out from the Bulldogs line.

4min

Luke Thompson makes a good carry in his return from injury.

3min

Will Hopoate is collected three metres out from his own line.

1min

Jayden Okunbor does well to gather in a towering bomb from Adam Reynolds.

1min

Corey Allan defuses Lachlan Lewis' clearing kick before being tackled on his own 20 metre line.

Aiden Tolman takes the first carry of the evening.

Adam Reynolds takes the Rabbitohs out to the sounds of 'Glory, Glory to South Sydney'

Josh Jackson leads the Bulldogs out onto ANZ Stadium.

Bulldogs captain Josh Jackson will make his 200th appearance for the club - becoming the 13th man to achieve the feat for the blue and whites.

The Rabbitohs have won five of their past six clashes against the Bulldogs - including a 26-10 victory at Bankwest Stadium back in July.

Both teams will line up as per program from the teams named on Tuesday afternoon.

Kicking off the 14th Women In League Round, the two teams will have plenty to play for as the Rabbitohs eye off a home final and the Bulldogs look to avoid the wooden spoon.

Welcome to League Unlimited’s coverage of Round 19 Thursday Night Football between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs from ANZ Stadium.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ashley Klein

Touch Judges: Chris Butler, Phil Henderson

Video Referee: Henry Perenara

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (16)
Tries: Jaxson Paulo, Campbell Graham, Alex Johnston
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)

CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (26)
Tries: Tim Lafai, Reimis Smith, Raymond Faitala-Mariner, Chris Smith
Conversions: Jake Averillo (3/3), Brandon Wakeham (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Jake Averillo (1/1), Brandon Wakeham (0/1)