South Sydney Rabbitohs
Michael Carayannis A simple "next-gen baby" text exchange between Australia's latest Test debutants in Alex Johnston and Dylan Walker symbolised a new era for the Kangaroos.
Brad Walter NRL officials insist referees would have sent off any player who committed the two-punch assault by Wigan prop Ben Flower on St Helens five-eighth Lance Hohaia in the Super League grand final, but the incident has renewed concerns about the impact of the concussion rule.
Brad Walter After completing a remarkable 15-year journey from outcasts to premiers, South Sydney officials are determined that the club's first grand final win since 1971 is just beginning of their revival story.
Damien Murphy Amid the continuing joy of the South Sydney Rabbitohs premiership the very thing that breathed new life into the near-death club has been tossed away like a dirty old pair of Sluggos.
Brad Walter James Packer would be "honoured" to own a stake in the club his father Kerry supported but insists Russell Crowe will remain the leading figure at the South Sydney.
Brad Walter Television presenter Ray Martin wants Rabbitohs co-owner Russell Crowe to consider making a movie based on the club's remarkable rise from being outcasts to achieving premiership glory.
Rick Feneley How much affection can one city have for a team? How long is a piece of string?
Brad Walter South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has defended the club's decision to leave Sam Burgess on the field after he fractured his cheekbone and eye-socket in the opening tackle of Sunday's grand final triumph over Canterbury at ANZ Stadium.
Julian Drape Sam Burgess's new coach in England has described the star's injury as a blessing in disguise because it means there's no pressure to play the 25-year-old before he's adapted to rugby union.
Chris Barrett It was after an horrific train crash in Zimbabwe in July, in the days before he married his American sweetheart, that Peter Holmes a Court decided he was going to sell his stake in South Sydney.
Patrick Begley How does James Packer compare to other billionaires who own sporting teams?
Suspended South Sydney hooker Issac Luke isn't sure whether he will keep his NRL premiership ring.
Daniel Lane Sam Burgess' departure for English rugby union will hurt the Rabbitohs' title defence next year but it won't affect Souths ability to capitalise on his heroics in the marketplace, according to high-profile event manager Max Markson.
Patrick Begley, James MacSmith One thing for certain: Adam Reynolds is not afraid of the tattoo gun.