South Sydney is shopping Tom Burgess to rival clubs in an attempt to offload the English prop as part of a radical overhaul of its underperforming roster.
Canberra Raiders five-eighth Blake Austin isn't taking South Sydney lightly.
Joe Tapine has his sights set on representing his country as Raiders name unchanged 17.
The Raiders' English contingent are ready to stop their countrymen against Souths on Sunday.
South Sydney Rabbitohs were left fuming over a controversial bunker decision to deny them a late equalising try they believe cost them the game and potentially ended their poor season.
Unwanted by the NRL's cellar-dwellers, Adam Clydsdale now has a chance to aid Canberra's top-four surge.
South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds is expected to recover from a quad injury in time to take on Manly next Monday.
South Sydney have leapt to the defence of coach Michael Maguire as they prepare to miss the NRL finals for the first time under his stewardship.
South Sydney Rabbitohs' disappointing campaign sunk to a new low on Saturday night as they slumped to a sixth consecutive defeat, losing to Brisbane by 20 points at home.
Cody Walker denies South Sydney have a discipline problem after the club sacked two players during the week as he prepares to take on Brisbane for the first time since knocking back a chance to join last year's grand finalists.
The centre has had his contract terminated just days after the Rabbitohs also sacked utility Paul Carter.
South Sydney have finally locked up Cody Walker, avoiding a potentially embarrassing blunder which almost led to him leaving for Brisbane.
The NRL career of South Sydney centre Kirisome Auva'a could be over after he recorded a second strike under the NRL's illicit drugs policy.
It wasn't a great game of football. Nor was it wonderful entertainment.
South Sydney coach Michael Maguire may have spoken optimistically about the future but nothing could hide the fact that the present is pretty ugly for the Rabbitohs.
South Sydney's NRL season is all but over after a toothless 20-0 defeat to North Queensland extended their losing run to five.
Senior Rabbitohs are taking it upon themselves to be held more accountable for the side's form this year, according to Sam Burgess.
The great production line at the foot of the mountains shows no signs of slowing down as Penrith Panthers' young guns guide the club back into the top eight.
This time last year, Tautalatasi Tasi, couldn't crack it into Canterbury's reggies team. On Friday, with some help from big brother, he will make his NRL debut for South Sydney.
The Wigan Warriors have confirmed that their former winger Joe Burgess will return in 2017, but will make a detour via Redfern first.