South Sydney Rabbitohs

Injuries threaten breakout Auckland Nines performances

Injuries have threatened to overshadow the performances of the likes of Ben Barba, Blake Green, Jack Bird, Tom Trbojevic and rookie Gideon Mosby-Gela after the first day of the Auckland Nines.

Souths in talks to extend contract of gun playmaker Cody Walker

In demand: Souths are looking to lock Cody Walker into a new deal.

South Sydney have opened negotiations with Cody Walker in a bid to take the rising playmaker off the open market before the beginning of the NRL season.

Auckland Nines: The rookies to watch

Hot property: Panthers recruit Te Maire Martin was invited to train with the Kiwis before he had even played an NRL match.

Michael Carayannis   The Auckland Nines has been a launching pad for some of the brightest talents in the game in recent seasons. Michael Carayannis runs his eye over the uncapped NRL players who are expected to take the tournament by storm.

Inglis to delay contract talk

South Sydney captain Greg Inglis with his wax figure unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Sydney.

Michael Carayannis   Greg Inglis will put off talk of a contract extension until the end of the year as he commits himself to rugby league.

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Tensions run deep at Rabbitohs

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Adrian Proszenko   Much has been made of Luke Keary's stoush with Russell Crowe, but the South Sydney halfback had a bigger issue with teammate Sam Burgess during that infamous bonding session.

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South Sydney throw Nielsen a lifeline

New Rabbitoh: Dane Nielsen during his playing career at St George Illawarra.

Adrian Proszenko   South Sydney have thrown Dane Nielsen an NRL lifeline, signing the former Maroons three-quarter as a potential replacement for Dylan Walker.

NRL star Burgess saves choking man

SMH SPORT, Sydney. Story by Brad Walter. Former South Sydney Rugby
League player and England Rugby Union player Sam ...

Sam Burgess has been labelled a hero after reportedly launching into action to save a man from choking during an eating competition in Sydney.

Crowe should stop fighting players and take control of his club again

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Andrew Webster   Souths need only look to the Roosters to see how fundamental change is needed

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Richardson to return to South Sydney as head of football

Homeward bound: Shane Richardson is to return to South Sydney.

Michael Chammas   In a significant restructure at South Sydney, Shane Richardson is set to be installed as general manager of football - a role which will give him the final say in football matters.

South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says Russell Crowe-Luke Keary dispute dead and buried

Caption:SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 12:  Luke Keary in action during a South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL training session at ...

Michael Chammas   South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has moved to put to bed a notion of unrest at the club, admitting the drama involving owner Russell Crowe and five-eighth Luke Keary was dead and buried.

Crowe apologises for Keary tirade

Regretful: Russell Crowe.

Souths co-owner Russell Crowe has apologised for berating five-eighth Luke Keary during a team bonding session last month.

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Rabbitohs flyer Johnston ready to 'rip in'

Ready to roll: South Sydney winger Alex Johnston watches as teammate Jason Clarke is fitted for a mouthguard.

Jotham Lian   Alex Johnston is ready to "rip in" this season and regain the form that saw him top the try scoring list in 2014 on the way to breaking a 43-year premiership drought for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Burgess unlikely for All Stars, says Inglis

This won't hurt a bit: A Colgate official helps Greg Inglis with his mouthguard fitting at Redfern Oval on Friday.

Jotham Lian   South Sydney Rabbitohs fans might have to wait a little longer to see club legend Sam Burgess return to the field after Greg Inglis revealed Burgess has pulled out of the World All Stars squad.

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Former NRL star Rhys Wesser has assault charges dismissed

Former NRL player Rhys Wesser arrives at Newtown Local Court with his lawyer Bryan Wrench on Monday..

Ava Benny-Morrison   Former Rabbitohs player Rhys Wesser has walked free from court after two assault charges he was facing were dropped.

Eels and Souths sound out Richardson as Greenberg firms as NRL chief

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Andrew Webster   Rugby league off-season? What rugby league off-season? Parramatta have targeted NRL powerbroker Shane Richardson to come on board as chief executive – but they could have competition from South Sydney.

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England 'lost control' of Burgess signing

Tough stint in union: Sam Burgess.

Jotham Lian   Bath head coach Mike Ford has reversed his support of Sam Burgess by stating that he should never have made the England 2015 World Cup squad.

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Roberts ends speculation with Broncos deal

Fresh start: James Roberts is heading to Brisbane.

Michael Carayannis   The James Roberts saga has ended with the outside back rejecting a return to his former club South Sydney to remain in Queensland and join the Broncos.

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Roberts rejects Dragons move

Decision time: Gold Coast Titans outside back James Roberts is on the verge of picking a new team.

Michael Carayannis   The race to sign James Roberts is down to two clubs after St George Illawarra were told he would not be joining the Dragons next season.

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Sam Burgess cleared to return for South Sydney Rabbitohs

Former England Rugby Union player Sam Burgess.

Matt Encarnacion   The Rabbitohs have confirmed Sam Burgess' new contract has been ratified by the NRL.

Rabbitohs try to lure Roberts home

Wanted man: James Roberts.

Michael Carayannis   South Sydney have hatched a plan for James Roberts to become a focal point of their off-field community work as they stepped up in their bid to attract the Rabbitohs junior back to the club.

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