That was an ambitious attempt from Johnson. It is charged down and eventually Souths land on it. HANG ON! WE HAVE A CHALLENGE! Warriors saying accidental offside. It is UNSUCCESSFUL. GAME OVER.
Walsh has a kick to bring them within two. It would bring the two-point field goal into the equation. He steadies and pilots over.
Hang on! Warriors sweep it left and Montoya walks in.
PENALTY WARRIORS! Broke from the scrum too fast.
Havili spills it.
Walsh tries to motor through the line but loses it.
Walsh quickly converts again. Once the referee moves.
Daejarn Asi found some space and slices through!
Damien Cook gets the early shower. He is SIN BINNED.
RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Johnson knocked it on. But this will come back for a PENALTY WARRIORS! Cook nudged Walsh.
BUNKER TIME! Shaun Johnson kicks for himself and might have spilled it.
Walsh converts quickly.
Jazz Tevaga burrows over from close.
Taafe does some juggling but grounds the ball from a Deajarn Asi kick.
PENALTY WARRIORS! Can they make a game of this?
Walsh competes for the ball and loses it.
Walsh from mid range. Hits both posts and in!
Warriors are in double digits! Johnson cuts them open from a Lodge pass. He took the tackle. Walsh kicks on last and Pompey finishes it off.
Kodi Nikorima is out for his first action as a Rabbitoh. He kicks it dead.
Warriors didn't throw much at the Rabbitohs there then Walsh coughs it up.
Johnston just moonwalks over the dead ball line. Warriors will get a repeat set.
Taafe from close range. Converts.
Souths just cut them to pieces. Another break on the left which sees Johnston cut them open. He finds Ilias who gets it down.. eventually.
RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! He spilled it.
Warriors make another break and on the attack! BUNKER TIME! Has Eli Katoa got it down? We're gonna check.
Now Campbell Graham hands it over.
Pompey tries to steam through the gap but he forgot the ball.
Some nice defence from the Warriors repel the Rabbitohs.
DWZ tries to climb highest but spills it.
Walker gets pushed off his kick and loses it.
Both teams have got through their first set without an issue.
KICK-OFF! Here we go again.
Here we go for the second half! Can the Warriors form a comeback or will it be another Rabbitohs rampage.
Walsh with a tough kick from the sideline. The siren has sounded so this will be the last action. He takes his time over the kick. He puts it over. HALFTIME.
The set gets wiped and Warriors get something from this half! Nice pass and finish from Montoya.
PENALTY WARRIORS! Can they create something before the break.
That is the cherry on top of a fabulous Rabbitohs first half! Some quick hands puts Johnston away on the left side. The winger spies his chasers inside, kicks for Ilias who dives over. Hang on! It is being checked for the putdown. He is judged to lose it. Boo.
Midfield bomb from the Warriors. Montoya catches and turns it over.
Johnson tries to run it on last, slipped a pass to Lussick who spills it.
Taafe adds another two points.
WOW! Nothing is going right for the Warriors. They try to charge down a kick and it went straight back to the Rabbitohs. They counter on the right and get tackled. Next tackle, Cook uses his strength to slam it down.
They do! Montoya forced an error and they counter attack. Johnson kicks early and Johnston SOMEHOW gets back in the field.
Warriors having to drop it out now. Can they hold out? or will the Rabbitohs onslaught continue.
RED LIGHTS.. NO TRY! Yep Montoya grounded it. Coming back for the penalty for late hit. PENALTY! RABBITOHS!
BUNKER TIME! Marcelo Montoya has grounded the ball.. maybe? We're gonna check. It is going to come back for a PENALTY anyways.
Taafe from close range. Converts.
It's Cody Walker's world today! He stabs through a kick and Blake Taafe swoops on it.
Jack Murchie spills one in the wet conditions.
PENALTY WARRIORS! Again for offside.
Can Taafe convert from the left side this time? He bends it inside the post.
This time it was the left side. Easy move and Johnston finishes.
PENALTY RABBITOHS! Eli Katoa offside.
Similar kick for Taafe this time. Can he adjust? Nope.
Another easy four pointer for Milne. This time Taafe broke it open then provided the final pass.
That was a huge kick that swirled in the air. Reece Walsh looked like he caught it but on the second look it was dropped.
PENALTY WARRIORS! Offside again.
Blake Taafe with his first kick of the afternoon. From the sideline, he steps in and fades it wide.
One chance, one try for Souths! Cody Walker delays the pass perfectly and finds a wide open Taane Milne to dive over.
PENALTY RABBITOHS! Offside.
Johnson tries a third kick early in the count but this time, it bounces off a Rabbitoh and into the hands of a friendly player.
Another kick from Walsh this time. He forces another dropout.
Shaun Johnson punches a kick through and forces a dropout.
PENALTY WARRIORS! First whistle goes to them. Some early issues for the Rabbitohs with Jacob Host hunched over on the sideline.
The Warriors are in their blue kit while the Rabbitohs have their usual cardinal and myrtle. KICK-OFF!
Day two of Magic is about to get going! We start off the triple header with an interesting clash. The Rabbitohs who haven't been in the best form against a Warriors side which couldn't beat a twelve man Sharks side. Get your snacks, drinks and everything ready! Lets create some magic!
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Ben Cummins
Touch Judges: Darian Furner, Nick Pelgrave
Video Referee: Gerard Sutton
Tries: Marcelo Montoya (2), Adam Pompey, Jazz Tevaga, Daejarn Asi
Conversions: Reece Walsh (5/5)
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (32)
Tries: Taane Milne (2), Blake Taaffe, Alex Johnston, Damien Cook, Lachlan Ilias
Conversions: Blake Taaffe (4/6)