South Sydney Rabbitohs

Luke, Sandow kiss and make up after clash

Adrian Proszenko   South Sydney's Issac Luke has apologised to former teammate Chris Sandow after "personal stuff" from the past sparked heated scenes at Pirtek Stadium.

Folau and Sandow lead Eels to victory over Souths

Making a name for himself: Eels winger John Folau celebrates after scoring the first of his two tries.

Michael Chammas   Parramatta produced the unbelievable in toppling the team deemed unbeatable, ending South Sydney's perfect start to the season in a thrilling 29-16 victory at Pirtek Stadium on Friday night.

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Watmough says it will be tougher playing Stewart than Manly

Mate against mate: Anthony Watmough is not looking forward to taking on his ex-teammate Glenn Stewart.

Michael Chammas   It was an emotion-charged clash when Anthony Watmough went up against Manly in round one, but the Eels lock has revealed taking on Glenn Stewart will be even more difficult.

Wounded Walker stars in Rabbitohs victory

Too strong: Greg Inglis crosses for the Rabbitohs in round 3.

Michael Chammas   South Sydney centre Dylan Walker produced an inspired two-try performance playing through a suspected hand fracture to help the Rabbitohs to a 20-6 victory over the Wests Tigers.

Rabbitohs clash the definitive test, says Taylor

Good start: Jason Taylor has begun well at the Tigers.

Jason Taylor admits the Wests Tigers’ showdown with South Sydney is the game he wants to win more than any other.

Souths doctor under no pressure to clear Reynolds for return, says Maguire

Happy with doctor: South Sydney coach Michael Maguire.

Brad Walter   South Sydney coach Michael Maguire insists all of the correct concussion protocols were followed before club doctor Andrew McDonald cleared halfback Adam Reynolds to return in last Sunday's 34-26 defeat of Sydney Roosters.

Maguire defends Souths doctor

"We've got a great doctor and the process about how he goes about checking our players, it's spot on and every player is checked thoroughly": Maguire.

South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has jumped to the defence of club doctor Andrew McDonald after questions were raised over Adam Reynolds' concussion test in last Sunday's win over the Sydney Roosters.

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ARU pours cold water on Inglis connection

In demand: Greg Inglis.

Rupert Guinness   Australian Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver is adamant that he has not spoken with NRL star Greg Inglis about a possible code switch, or even been approached by anyone from the player's management team about such a prospect.

Sutton suffers broken jaw

Injury problems: Souths forward John Sutton suffered a suspected broken jaw in the win over the Roosters.

Michael Carayannis   John Sutton's troubled start to the NRL season has continued with the South Sydney back-rower sidelined for at least a month due to a broken jaw.

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Reynolds hits back at criticism of club doctor

Michael Chammas   South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds has defended the decision of the club doctor to send him back on the field despite copping a heavy head knock against the Roosters on Sunday.

Sam Burgess will return to NRL, predicts brother

New boy: Luke Burgess playing for Manly.

Adrian Proszenko   Luke Burgess reckons it is only a matter of time before younger brother Sam returns to the NRL.

Taylor plotting the downfall of the club that sacked him

Facing a familair foe: Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor will square off against a former club.

Adrian Proszenko   Jason Taylor is plotting the downfall of South Sydney as a head coach for the first time since his sacking from the club almost six years ago.

"What if it was Mitchell Pearce?": Roosters doctor sparks concussion debate

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15:  Adam Reynolds of the Rabbitohs looks on during the round two NRL match between South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium on March 15, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Brad Walter   Sydney Roosters doctor Ameer Ibrahim has questioned how South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds was allowed to return in Sunday's match at ANZ Stadium and called for independent doctors to rule on concussions.

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Rabbitohs simply don't know how to lose

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Phil Gould   When you get to a point in your mind where you never consider defeat as an option, where no challenge is too great, where no setback deters your self-belief, well, it’s a beautiful place to be.

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Rabbitohs down Roosters in epic battle

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15:  Alex Johnston of the Rabbitohs celebrates with his team mates after scoring a try during the round two NRL match between South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium on March 15, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Brad Walter   South Sydney overcame the loss of halfback Adam Reynolds to further their favouritism for back-to-back premierships after coming from behind to beat Sydney Roosters in an epic battle at ANZ Stadium.

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Self-belief sky high for bullish premiers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15:  Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs celebrates his try during the round two NRL match between South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium on March 15, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Renee McKay/Getty Images)

Brad Walter   South Sydney players credited the self-belief they have gained from last year’s premiership win for their come-from-behind defeat of Sydney Roosters in another epic clash between the long-time rivals.

Media-shy Luke polishes public image

Follow the leader: Issac Luke offloads during Souths training at Redfern Oval.

Brad Walter   Issac Luke has always regarded Cameron Smith as the benchmark for hookers, but now he wants to emulate the Melbourne and Australian captain off the field, too.

Robinson says believe hype as old foes collide

Not just another game: Roosters coach Trent Robinson at training.

Adrian Proszenko   Trent Robinson could tell you that it's just another game. But it's not. And he won't.

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Roosters beat Rabbits for Ferguson

Centre of attention: Blake Ferguson.

Adrian Proszenko   Had South Sydney got their way, Blake Ferguson would be playing with, rather than against, them at ANZ Stadium.

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