South Sydney Rabbitohs

Baptiste ready to nail down NRL spot after five years of trying

Jon Tuxworth 9:00 PM   He began the year as Canberra's fourth-string hooker but Kurt Baptiste's stunning display in Sunday's comeback win over Wests Tigers has increased the pressure on out-of-favour rakes Glen Buttriss and Josh McCrone.

Michael Ennis labels Sharks win as 'bravest' of his career

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Michael Carayannis 6:50 AM   Michael Ennis called it the bravest win of his career. Shane Flanagan said his Sharks officials checked "everyone could swim" before the game went on. It was that sort of performance for the Sharks, one that could help shape their season.

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Cronulla Sharks reign against South Sydney Rabbitohs in the wet

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Michael Carayannis 3:57 AM   NRL match almost called off because of conditions

Crowe confesses: the Rabbitohs cost me my marriage

Rabbitohs co-owner Russell Crowe and his wife Danielle Spencer celebrate a Rabbitohs try.

Russell Crowe may have dragged the South Sydney Rabbitohs from the depths of oblivion to a premiership but the club's ascension has come at a personal price.

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Stewart considered for Origin recall

Centre of controversy: Glenn Stewart.

Brad Walter    Concerns over NSW halves could bolster Glenn Stewart's claims for an Origin recall

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Rabbitohs 'not divers', says Maguire

Centre of controversy: Glenn Stewart.

Daniel Lane   Souths coach Michael Maguire responded to his Sydney Roosters rival Trent Robinson's call for diving to be clamped down on after Glenn Stewart's admission he did it against North Queensland

Walker back in the game after assault allegations

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Adrian Proszenko   South Sydney recruit Cody Walker will play his first game of rugby league on Sunday since he was charged with domestic assault allegations.

NRL set to finalise Luke's homophobic slur investigation

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Michael Carayannis and Adam Pengilly   NRL continue investigation into Isaac Luke's "poofters' comment

Thurston masterclass propels Cowboys to win over Rabbitohs

High fives: Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston celebrates with his teammates after the try by Justin O'Neill.

Michael Chammas   The Rabbitohs opened the scoring just the second minute when David Tyrell crashed over from close range to register his second try in as many matches.

Green praises toughness of Thurston

Toughness personified: Johnathan Thurston.

Michael Chammas   The skills of Johnathan Thurston came to the fore on Monday night but Cowboys coach Paul Green paid tribute to the toughness of his superstar skipper.

Live NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v North Queensland Cowboys

Cowboys superstar Johnathan Thurston.

Andrew Sonter   Can the Cowboys continue their recent good form against reigning premiers South Sydney?

GI v JT: NRL superstars in head-to-head duel

Position shift: Greg Inglis may line up at five-eighth on Monday night.

Brad Walter   North Queensland players are preparing for Greg Inglis to start at five-eighth for the first time since 2011 in a move that would not only set up a mouth watering personal duel with Cowboys superstar Johnathan Thurston but may help determine the future of Alex Johnston at the Rabbitohs.

Sutton ruled out of return against Cowboys

One more week: John Sutton has been ruled out of a shock return for Souths.

Daniel Lane    South Sydney coach Michael Maguire ended speculation that John Sutton, who was sidelined with a broken jaw, could make a shock return at five-eighth in Monday night's match against North Queensland. 

NRL asks Souths for please explain

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Danny Weidler   The Rabbitohs have battled an image problem when it comes to their treatment of women since they were strongly condemned for the way they handled the Kirisome Auva’a case.

The incident that has Souths seething

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Andrew Webster   The fallout from Souths versus the Bulldogs continues.

Bulldogs fans facing life bans, Reynolds facing five months in the stands

Unfortunate incident: James Graham calls for assistance for the floored Adam Reynolds.

Michael Chammas   Good Friday was anything but for the NRL with a handful of Canterbury fans now facing life bans after lashing out against match officials and South Sydney supporters after a controversial loss at ANZ Stadium.

Roosters turn to young guns Alex Johnston, Latrell Mitchell, to fill Roger Tuivasa-Sheck void

Roosters chasing Rabbitoh: Sydney Roosters will target South Sydney's Alex Johnston.

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis   The Sydney Roosters will chase the signature of South Sydney star Alex Johnston and attempt to extend the tenure of their own young gun Latrell Mitchell as part of their contingency planning for the departure of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

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South Sydney's George Burgess found not guilty by NRL judiciary

Free to play: South Sydney's George Burgess.

South Sydney forward George Burgess has been found not guilty by the NRL judiciary of a dangerous contact charge.

Peponis says referees are driving fans crazy

'People are being absolutely frustrated': George Peponis

Daniel Lane   George Peponis, one of Canterbury's favourite sons and head of the NSWRL, wants the Bulldogs supporters who hurled missiles at match officials after their team's Good Friday loss to South Sydney banned from attending football games for life but said the standard of refereeing over the last 18 months had left fans seething.

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Black Friday fallout to continue

Charged: James Graham is just one player under scrutiny following the grand final replay.

Steve Mascord   You thought Black Friday was bad? In many ways, Easter took the heat out of the debate somewhat. If the NRL and the judiciary come down hard on everyone involved, we could have an emotional and divisive week ahead.

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