Michael Chammas As it did last week, the rain tumbled on to Sportingbet Stadium before kick-off, turning an already heavy track into a slippery slide in front of a crowd of 11,674.
Michael Chammas Sportingbet Stadium, Penrith, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)
Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: It's first up against fourteenth. If you told me after the Charity Shield it would be the Dragons on top of the ladder, I would've laughed in your face.
Michael Chammas Without Brett Stewart, Manly are going to struggle in attack.
Michael Chammas When the game was on the line, Adam Reynolds and Dylan Walker failed to deliver the big play, but Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire is adamant his new halves combination will get better.
Michael Chammas, Brad Walter South Sydney's Luke Keary and Manly's David Williams face extended periods on the sideline after the Auckland Nines claimed some big-name casualties on day two of the tournament.
Michael Chammas Another Burgess and another win for South Sydney, but for Adam Reynolds Sunday afternoon’s victory against Parramatta could be remembered as the afternoon that triggered the halfback’s evolution.
Michael Chammas Parramatta have fitted another piece into the puzzle the club has been trying to solve for the past four years, signing South Sydney hooker Nathan Peats to a three-year deal.
Michael Chammas Injured South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis will have one training session on Thursday morning to prove he's ready to return against his former club on Friday night.
Michael Chammas Issac Luke is by far the best running hooker in the competition, but there was a time when the only running he wanted to do was back home to New Zealand.
Michael Chammas Bluffer’s guide to the finals: Rabbitohs v Storm
Michael Chammas South Sydney have locked in the nucleus of their team for the long term, writes Michael Chammas.
Michael Chammas South Sydney will part ways with major home sponsor The Star at the end of the season to link with billionaire James Packer and his Crown organisation.
Michael Chammas It was only fitting South Sydney's premiership credentials would last night receive their biggest test against the team that ended their only finals campaign in the past 23 years.
Michael Chammas OUTGOING South Sydney second-rower Eddy Pettybourne has admitted it will be sad to leave the club but is adamant his pending move to the Wests Tigers next season is the best thing for his family.
Michael Chammas South Sydney's promising future became a little brighter on Wednesday afternoon with forwards Luke Burgess and Chris McQueen signing new deals to remain at the club until the end of 2015.
Michael Chammas SOUTH SYDNEY will give Greg Inglis and David Taylor until kick-off tonight to overcome any niggles they may have suffered in Wednesday night's State of Origin match.
Michael Chammas SOUTH SYDNEY have fallen one win short of playing finals football in each of the past three years.
Michael Chammas South Sydney will be without dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te’o for the Good Friday clash against Canterbury after the pair took the early plea for separate tripping charges.
Michael Chammas Michael Maguire described it as the best defensive effort he's seen in his three seasons at the club, but it could do little to take away from Nathan Merritt's attacking feats, finally becoming the...