Photos by Michael Shillito
Stadium Australia, Sunday 18th April 2010.
The Rabbitohs make their
entrance to the arena
Nathan Hindmarsh,
breaking the club games
record, is first Eel on
The Eels enter the arena
Scott Geddes plays the
Kris Keating prepares an
Fetuli Talanoa scores in
the corner for Souths
And the Souths fans love
Luke Burt kicks off
The Eels win a scrum
Nathan Merritt watches
the ball run dead in goal
Rhys Wesser and Beau
Champion lay a tackle
Jarryd Hayne is forced
back to concede a
The Rabbitohs attack the
Parramatta line
Colin Best scores and
Souths lead 8-0
The conversion attempt is
The Eels move deep into
A high bomb puts Souths'
defence under pressure
The Rabbitohs are held
up in goal
A healthy crowd is on
hand for the game
Souths play the ball just
short of the line
Feleti Mateo finds a hole
in the Souths' defence
The Eels are held only
centimetres short of the
The Rabbitohs take a
Luke Burt kicks a penalty
goal on the stroke of half
Jeff Robson propels the
Eels forward
A Parramatta try is
Timana Tahu scores in
the corner
Luke Burt's conversion
levels the scores
Nathan Hindmarsh fires
off a pass
Eric Grothe plays the ball
Luke Burt scores and the
Eels hit the lead
And the crowd goes wild
A penalty goal stretches
the lead to 16-8
Nathan Cayless looks for  
a way through
Fuifui Moimoi is held up
just short of the line
The Rabbitohs try to work
their way back into the
Nathan Merritt is bundled
into touch and unable to
score a try
Nathan Cayless is sent to
the sin bin
Chris Sandow prepares to
put up a bomb
The Eels clear the ball out
of danger
Beau Champion gets 10
in the bin
Confirmation of a
blockbuster attendance
Daniel Mortimer's try puts
the result beyond doubt
Matthew Keating throws a
long-range pass
Krisnan Inu looks for an
attacking option
The Eels continue to
attack until the final siren
It's all over - Parramatta
22 Souths 8
For milestone man
Nathan Hindmarsh, a
moment to savour
Parramatta Eels 22 def South Sydney Rabbitohs 8
Eels : Tries –
T Tahu, L Burt, D Mortimer. Goals – L Burt 5/5.
Rabbitohs : Tries – F Talanoa, C Best. Goals – I Luke 0/2.
Referees – B Cummins, G Sutton. Crowd – 25,152 at ANZ Stadium.