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South Sydney Rabbitohs

South Sydney RabbitohsAs one of the two remaining foundation clubs in Australian Rugby League, and with 20 Premierships under their belt, the South Sydney Rabbitohs are the most successful club in Australian Rugby League history. Recent times however have seen the Rabbitohs venture near the bottom of the NRL ladder with an exception being in 2007 when South Sydney made its first finals appearance since 1989. Souths have added star Greg Inglis, Dave Taylor and Sam Burgess in recent times as they attempt to once again become a force.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Articles

Souths in a struggle to re-sign stars

by , 25 Oct 2014

South Sydney are already struggling to retain the remainder of their premiership-winning roster, less than three weeks after their NRL grand final triumph. Sam Burgess and Ben Te’o have already departed to rugby union and grand final hooker Apisai Koroisau is headed to Penrith for the 2015 season. And on Friday, grand final tryscorer George […]

Packer deal causes mixed feelings for Bunnies fans

by , 24 Oct 2014

South Sydney fans welcome James Packer’s money but some question his intentions. The billionaire gambling mogul agreed to take over Peter Holmes a Court’s 37.5 per cent club share on Thursday. Many were quick to welcome the commercial opportunities Packer’s involvement could bring to the club. Others, such as diehard fan Jim Hanna, are wondering […]

Top 10 NRL off-season moves

by , 16 Oct 2014

Although the premiership party remains in full swing in Redfern, much of the NRL’s attention has swiftly turned to 2015 and beyond. Every club has dipped into the transfer market, some far more than others. Teams such as the Sharks, Titans and Tigers have recruited in decent numbers, reflecting their need to overhaul their rosters […]

When grown men cry: Why sport is more than just a game

When grown men cry: Why sport is more than just a game

by , 15 Oct 2014

2014 has been a year of record-breaking games. Some of the longest and most painful droughts in Australian sporting history were broken. I was fortunate enough to be present when the NSW Waratahs won their first title since the conception of Super Rugby 19 years ago. I was also never going to miss being at […]

Souths can’t repeat the feat, but could they kill the wrestle?

Souths can’t repeat the feat, but could they kill the wrestle?

by , 11 Oct 2014

Onya Rabbitohs, you brained it. But as the temporary tattoos and 90-proof breath start to fade after a week of rampant ceremony, it’s time for bed so the rest of us losers can candidly discuss things. Firstly, dynasty talk. While we have all given the obligatory mention to the back-to-back challenge in the carbonated days […]

Souths are the only team in Sydney, and here’s why Daniel

Souths are the only team in Sydney, and here’s why Daniel

by , 11 Oct 2014

Daniel Nichols posted an article this week posing the question, “Why are we acting like Souths are the only NRL team in Sydney?” The answer is simple Daniel, it’s been that way ever since 1908 when they first formed. Souths were the first officially formed rugby league team (one week earlier than the Balmain club). […]

Why are we acting like Souths are the only NRL team in Sydney?

Why are we acting like Souths are the only NRL team in Sydney?

by , 10 Oct 2014

After winning the grand final last Sunday, South Sydney have embarked on a city-wide party that included a bus ride from Souths Juniors to Town Hall, and climbing the Harbour Bridge. As the CBD was overtaken by thousands over South Sydney fans on Thursday, Clover Moore took to the steps of Town Hall for photo-ops […]

Sam Burgess wasn’t concussed: Maguire

by , 10 Oct 2014

South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has emphatically denied man-of-the-moment Sam Burgess played concussed throughout the NRL grand final. The NRL has queried the Rabbitohs about Burgess’ state after he fractured his cheekbone and eye socket in a head clash with Canterbury forward James Graham in the opening tackle of the decider won by Souths. Burgess […]

Souths’ victory was a triumph of the masses

Souths’ victory was a triumph of the masses

by , 10 Oct 2014

After Parramatta’s 1981 grand-final win over Newtown, a Granville schoolteacher stood at the door of the Parramatta Leagues Club auditorium. On surveying the all-singing, all-dancing Eels fans, drunk on alcohol and the atmosphere, he said, “This is the real triumph of the working class.” That was the significance of Parramatta’s first premiership after 34 years […]

Mastermind season review: South Sydney Rabbitohs

Mastermind season review: South Sydney Rabbitohs

by , 10 Oct 2014

After falling short of the grand final in the last two years, the South Sydney Rabbitohs finally got it right in 2014. In the process they not only ended a 43-year premiership drought, but also completed rugby league’s biggest comeback story. At the end of 1999 the Rabbitohs were excluded from the competition for failing […]


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