Photos by Michael Shillito
NRL ROUND 13 - SOUTH SYDNEY v NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS
Stadium Australia, Monday 7th June 2010.
The Cowboys are first on
to the arena
The Rabbitohs make their
entrance
The Cowboys kick off
Sandow to Asotasi
Michael Bani plays the ball
The Rabbitohs press the
Cowboys' line early
Nathan Merritt scores in
the corner
The Burrow wave their
flags after the try
Isaac Luke's conversion
attempt is unsuccessful
Isaac Luke takes a tap
10m from the Cowboys'
line
Dave Taylor crashes over
and scores in the left
corner
The ground is sparsely
populated on a cold
Monday night
Michael Scott plays the
ball
Anthony Watts receives a
long-range pass
The Cowboys cross the
line, but are held up
Scott Geddes runs into a
tackle
Beau Champion spots an
opening
Champion scores the
third Rabbitoh try
Isaac Luke is again
unable to convert
Willie Mason attempts to
make a break
Stacks on the mill
Michael Scott and Willie
Tonga lay a tackle
Champion scores his
second try, Souths 16-0
The Rabbitohs continue
to attack
The Cowboys win a scrum
The Rabbitohs kick off
the second half
Sam Burgess fires off a
pass
Rhys Wesser gathers
after a drop-out
The NSW State of Origin
squad is announced
Nathan Merritt goes over
for his second try
Matthew Bowen struggles
to escape from the in-goal
The Rabbitohs take a
quick play-the-ball
The Rabbitohs press
again, but Luke is held up
Johnathan Thurston feeds
a scrum
The Cowboys take a
drop-out
The Rabbitohs are again
held up in goal
The crowd figure is posted
Fetuli Talanoa gets
another try, it's a blowout
Ashley Graham runs the
ball out of trouble
Nathan Merritt pulls off an
intercept
Isaac Luke runs 50
metres to score
Taking over the
goal-kicking, Chris
Sandow converts
James Tamou brings
down Isaac Luke
A late consolation try for
the Cowboys
Aaron Payne looks for an
attacking option
It's all over, a big win for
the Rabbitohs
Plenty for the fans to
celebrate
The scoreboard tells the
story
South Sydney Rabbitohs 32 def North Queensland Cowboys 4
Rabbitohs : Tries –
B Champion 2, N Merritt 2, I Luke, F Talanoa, D Taylor. Goals – I Luke 1/6, C Sandow 1/1.
Cowboys : Tries – A Graham. Goals – J Thurston 0/1.
Referees – S Lyons, M Cecchin. Crowd – 9,688 at ANZ Stadium.