Match winner ... Anthony Minichiello scored the Roosters last minute try as they toppled the Rabbitohs in the final minute. Photo: Getty Images
A new era for South Sydney, but an all-too familiar problem. The Rabbitohs simply do not know how to win yet. The Roosters waited and waited and finally pounced, scoring twice in the final three minutes. Souths were guilty of going through the motions while their opponents kept the ball in motion.
The final try was an astounding example of keeping the ball alive; beginning at the defensive end of the field before Boyd Cordner kicked for Anthony Minichiello, who touched down with 19 seconds left.
Roosters ransack the Rabbitohs
The South Sydney Rabbitohs v Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium on Monday, March 5th, 2012. The Roosters won the game 24-20. Photography by Brendan Esposito. Photo: brendan esposito