South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says his club found its "spirit" in the second half despite their 30-0 thumping loss to the Sydney Roosters.
Just south of the tiny town of Bigga is a rustic shearing shed where Joe Picker would prefer to be each September than playing in the NRL finals.
Souths forwards are performing similar to last season but no one has filled the void left by Sam Burgess.
We speak to the Roosters five-eighth ahead of the big local derby against the Bunnies at Allianz Stadium.
Kyle Turner admits his parents were "nervous wrecks" after his most recent neck injury but support his decision to keep playing.
Michael Maguire has reassured Souths players and supporters he won't be moving to Newcastle
The South Sydney Rabbitohs will make a decision on injured star Greg Inglis later in the week as he continues to recover from knee surgery.
South Sydney prop George Burgess is immensely proud of brother Sam's achievement in making the England squad for the coming Rugby World Cup but still hopes to see him back in the NRL.
It's time for the Souths coach to start somewhere new - and the Knights are crying out for a disciplinarian to rid them of their 'soft touch' tag.
Cronulla's reward for securing a home final could be a match at ANZ Stadium against Canterbury or Souths, who each use the Olympic venue as their base.
Josh Reynolds and Greg Inglis are set to make timely returns for their injury hit teams.
South Sydney have developed a rugby league club's first High School Certificate program to launch next year.
Dylan Walker has put his hand up to continue playing fullback in Greg Inglis' absence despite a trying debut at the back.
Alan Clarkson pays tribute to Clive Churchill and talks to the former rugby league Test fullback about his career and his feelings as he confronts a foe of a different kind.
Michael Maguire labelled some of his team's play in the 47-12 defeat to the Broncos as "soft".
South Sydney's woes have been compounded with Issac Luke set to miss up to three games after being hit with a grade one shoulder charge.
On a horror night for the premiers, John Sutton suffered a suspected broken leg and Issac Luke was again put on report for a shoulder charge.
The Rabbitohs say they were promised from $5 million in funding for their Heffron Park project from the NSW government but it has not materialised.
All the action as it happens from the blockbuster clash between premiership heavyweights Brisbane and South Sydney at ANZ Stadium.