Rabbits hold off courageous Warriors

By on April 7, 2013


Greg Inglis … in motion throughout the squaddies v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Mt Good Stadium. Source: AAP

South Sydney have weathered a spirited Warriors problem to handle their unbeaten begin to the NRL season with a 24-22 win in Auckland.




Ben Matulino 30′ Nathan Merritt 9′
Ngani Laumape Fifty Three’ Greg Inglis Sixteen’
Konrad Hurrell Fifty Nine’ Bryson Goodwin 34′
Pita Godinet Sixty Two’ George Burgess Sixty Eight’




Shaun Johnson 32′ Adam Reynolds 10′
Shaun Johnson 61′ Adam Reynolds 17′
Shaun Johnson Sixty Four’ Adam Reynolds 35′
Adam Reynolds 69′

Souths fell in the back of for the principle time in the wholesome in the remaining quarter But tied the ratings with a try from trade George Burgess Eleven minutes from time.

From a repeat set, Burgess pressured his way over from transient distance, prior to Adam Reynolds landed his fourth conversion to place the visitors back in entrance.

With neither aspect with the ability to add additional factors in a frantic finish, the result on Sunday gave the Rabbitohs 5 wins from 5 ahead of a meeting with the opponents’s completely different unbeaten side, premiers Melbourne.

Souths had a 12-point cushion heading into the 2nd half of But three tries put the soldiers in entrance for the primary time.

Youngster Ngani Laumape, who has impressed in all three of his first-grade appearances, bought the battle-once more commenced.

Taking the go on his bootlaces, the 19-12 months-old powered his way over thru three defenders.

Then it used to be as soon as the turn of the other Young centre, Konrad Hurrell, to pressure his Method over.

Hurrell’s are attempting wished affirmation from the video refs, after contact between runner Simon Mannering and defender John Sutton.

It was as soon as Hurrell’s 0.33 are attempting in three fits and he was as soon as again involved, when, from the kick-off, the infantrymen went the length of the field for exchange Pita Godinet to achieve.

Prior, the house facet started out with a lot of certain intent, Then Again had been set back by the use of conceding two runaway tries.

They Have Got been having a look bad when fullback Kevin Locke broke through a gap, Alternatively his cross used to be as soon as snared by the use of opposition winger Nathan Merritt who weaved his way Fifty Five metres to the touch down.

Rabbitohs fullback Greg Inglis outdid his teammate when he snapped up a free ball on the subject of his non-public line and scampered Ninety 5 metres to dot down.

Prop Ben Matulino diminished the arrears for the home facet, going over by way of the posts off a Shaun Johnson fast ball.

Alternatively from the kick-off, Matulino lost the ball in a form out and Souths took full toll by way of the use of striking centre Bryson Goodwin over from the following set.

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