South Sydney Rabbitohs
Darren Walton South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has promised Rabbitohs fans that the NRL premiers are well prepared for life without Sam Burgess.
Adrian Proszenko Despite not playing on the big night, Issac Luke wears the spoils of victory. A premiership ring, the one initially handed to coach Michael Maguire, adorns his finger. If going back-to-back isn't motivation enough, earning another piece of bling is. So that he can return the gesture.
Adrian Proszenko Although he made only a handful of NRL appearances during his second stint at South Sydney, Beau Champion arguably played the most influential role in the ‘Pride of the League’ breaking their long premiership drought.
Julian Drape Former rugby league star Sam Burgess has made his much-anticipated rugby debut for English side Bath less than two months after helping South Sydney win the NRL grand final.
Adam Pengilly The NRL will on Monday try to digest the latest domestic violence drama engulfing the game on the eve of White Ribbon Day, with the organisation’s chief executive Libby Davies imploring the code to adopt a ‘‘zero tolerance’’ policy and more consistent approach against players found guilty of such charges.
Darren Kane The reports this week that 86 year-old Frank Carlino was bashed and robbed of his pension money were unavoidable, and disturbing. Whenever Carlino's attackers are brought to justice they'll no doubt have armed themselves with lawyers only too willing to petition for leniency for some reason or other. But please, some acts are so inherently horrendous, they defy explanation.
Peter FitzSimons South Sydney have opened the club up to criticism after being involved with a controversial sport scientist.
The NRL is tipped to ban controversial South Sydney player Kirisome Auva'a from the club's upcoming US training camp.
James Buckley South Sydney grand final hero Sam Burgess has warned his potential England World Cup teammates to beware of newly appointed Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.
Chris Dutton From South Sydney's historic NRL premiership to playing in front of "eight men and a dog", rugby convert Ben Te'o has started his transformation and Leinster view him as the man to fill Irish great Brian O'Driscoll's boots.