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7:50pm Thu April 26, 2018
Round 8 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 11123

Souths went short side, Inglis got caught around his legs, but throws a long pass and it was intercepted by Thaiday. That'll be the game.


PENALTY SOUTHS - The Bunnies will get a full set starting on halfway. they have 90 seconds to score a try.


Souths throwing the ball around and finding gaps everywhere, but were unable to get themselves to the tryline.


Darius Boyd runs 60m on his kick return.


Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds slots the goal from almost in front.

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 20 - 24 Broncos

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by John Sutton. Kick to come.

Sutton scores on the left side after receiving a flat short ball from Reynolds. Souths are still in it.

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 18 - 24 Broncos

PENALTY SOUTHS - Broncos again up too quickly. Souths will a full set inside the Broncos 10m area,


PENALTY SOUTHS - Broncos up too fast. Souths with a piggy back up field.


SCRUMS SOUTHS - Doueihi throws an inside ball that is knocked down and forward by the Broncos defence.


Walker was in the clear, had options both sides and then threw an absolute dogs breakfast of a pass behind everyone and the Broncos clean up. Try gone begging.


Broncos grubber into the Souths ingoal. Walker has a brain snap and fields the ball despite it almost being dead. Instead of a Bunnies 7 tackle set, it's a drop out and the Broncos will have another crack at points.


PENALTY BRONCOS - Souths holding down too long. Broncos will start their set deep in the Souths half.


Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

ISaako slots the extras.

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 14 - 24 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by James Roberts. Kick to come.

Milford with a kick into the Souths in-goal that was more casual than a Lowes menswear catalogue. Roberts came flying through to pounce on the ball to score.

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 14 - 22 Broncos

Reynolds low kick for touch bounces horrificly and goes dead in goal. Broncos get a 7 tackle set


Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako curls his sideline conversion through the sticks beautifully.

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 14 - 18 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

Oates with a strong run and slides over the line to score a well-deserved try in the left corner

Broncos lead Rabbitohs 14 - 16 Broncos

Pangai Junior somehow ends up with the ball in his hands after executing the cleanest and swiftest 1 on 1 strips.. He then barges forward for an extra 25 metres.


And the part Philippino giant Payne Hass comes onto the field for his debut.


Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds pots the goal.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 14 - 12 Broncos

PENALTY RABBITOHS - Souths right in front and 20m out decide to have a crack at the 2 pointer.


PENALTY RABBITOHS - Souths 30m out from the Broncos line and right on the attack now.


Kennar was shielding a ball, waiting for it to roll dead. Oates gets a hand on the ball but knocks it on. Bunnies with a 7 tackle set.


PENALTY BRONCOS - George Burgess finally gives away a dumb penalty as he tackles an opponents hairline.


Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako adds the extras.

Tied up at Rabbitohs 12 - 12 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Kodi Nikorima. Kick to come.

Nikorima skips out a tackle after running at the gap between two lazy defenders to score on the right side.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 12 - 10 Broncos

PENALTY BRONCOS - Souths offside again.


Milford with a great ball to Glenn, who was somehow unable to shrug off Reynolds who was clinging to his arm.


PENALTY BRONCOS - Rabbitohs off their line too fast. Broncos with a full set 10m from the Bunnies line.


Bird with the grubber designed solely to get a drop out and that's exactly what he got.


SCRUM BRONCOS - Bad play the ball and Cook fumbles the ball along the ground at dummy half.


Both sides are doing everything they can to play fast, exciting and expansive footy, but their inability to hold the pill keeps denying them.


Souths kick off, Boyd fields the kick.


Well that half ended in a bit of a shemozzle. Good time for both sides to hit the sheds and have a good hard look at themselves.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Sloppy passing and catching all round by the Broncos on Souths 40m line.


Bird drops the ball late in the Broncos set and Souths start their set on halfway.


Inglis doing some ragdolling of Isaako.


Kodi Nikorima has somehow found a way to not score a try. Johnston does an immaculate job to get his hand under the ball just in time and then hold him up over the line.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Su'A with a poor bit of handling


Broncos with a crappy end to that set.


SCRUM BRONCOS - Gagai drops a pass.


SCRUM RABBITOHS - Opacic blocks a grubber with his shins and then dives to catch the ball, but knocks it on.. Souths start 20m from the Broncos line.


Cook creates a half chance for Souths, but Gagai's pass to Crichton is dropped.


Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds with a great sideline conversion.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 12 - 6 Broncos

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Alex Johnston. Kick to come.

Inglis with a great pass after drawing half of Red Hill and Alex Johnston dives over in the left corner.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 10 - 6 Broncos

SCRUM SOUTHS - Oates spills his bag of lollies off the Reynolds cross field kick.


Kenna with a speculator of a take at the end of that kick downfield by the Broncos.


Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako from the left touchline banks it in off the far upright.

Tied up at Rabbitohs 6 - 6 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Darius Boyd. Kick to come.

Oates features 37 times in this play, before putting in a grubber which Boyd gathers and scores like a thief in the night.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 6 - 4 Broncos

SCRUM SOUTHS - Lodge delivers a forward pass.


Oates catches a tricky bomb with his fingertips and then makes a great run down the shortside touchline before being brough down inside the Bunnies half.


Brisbane opting to have two decoy runners on the same line and then pass to the Souths defence. Dear oh dear.


PENALTY BRONCOS - Souths up too quick. Broncos inside the Bunnies 20m with a full set.


Oates takes a spectacular leaping catch in his own goal. 7 tackle set for the Broncos.


PENALTY SOUTHS - Broncos giving away great field position.


Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds converts

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 6 - 0 Broncos

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Cody Walker. Kick to come.

Reynolds puts in a grubber. Bird makes a meal and a half out of it and loses the ball back into his own in-goal and Walker plants the loose ball, easy as you like.

Rabbitohs lead Rabbitohs 4 - 0 Broncos

Cooks darts through the marker defence from dummy half and almost reaches the tryline.


PENALTY SOUTHS - The Bunnies start their set 40m from the Broncos line.


Milford's dribbling kick is easily cleaned up short of the Bunnies line by Gagai. Meanwhile Reynolds looks to have a Dugan ankle..err dodgy


SCRUM BRONCOS - Gagai drops the ball.


Sutton's pass is intercepted by Roberts, however the Souths defence reeled him in quickly.

PENALTY SOUTHS - McGuire gets Crichton past the horizontal.

Isaako kicks off and Souths get the ball first.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Peter Gough

Touch Judges: Tim Roby, Phil Henderson

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Luke Patten

Tries: Cody Walker, Alex Johnston, John Sutton
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (1/1)

Tries: Darius Boyd, Kodi Nikorima, Corey Oates, James Roberts
Field Goals:
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (4/4)
Penalty Goals: