Round 10 Preview Rabbitohs v Dragons


South Sydney Rabbitohs v St George Illawarra Dragons 
Location: ANZ Stadium 
Date: Sunday May 13th
Time: 2:00pm AEST 

Line ups: 
South Sydney Rabbitohs 
1 Alex Johnston, 2 Campbell Graham, 3 Greg Inglis (c), 4 Dane Gagai, 5 Robert Jennings, 6 Cody Walker, 7 Adam Reynolds, 8 Thomas Burgess, 9 Damien Cook, 10 George Burgess, 11 John Sutton, 12 Angus Crichton, 13 Sam Burgess

Interchange: 
14 Cameron Murray, 15 Mark Nicholls, 16 Jason Clark, 17 Tevita Tatola

Reserves: 
18 Adam Doueihi, 19 Hymel Hunt, 20 Braidon Burns, 21 Kyle Turner

St George Illawarra Dragons
1 Matthew Dufty, 2 Nene Macdonald, 3 Euan Aitken, 4 Tim Lafai, 5 Jason Nightingale, 6 Gareth Widdop (c), 7 Ben Hunt, 8 James Graham, 9 Cameron McInnes, 10 Paul Vaughan, 11 Tyson Frizell, 12 Tariq Sims, 13 Jack De Belin

Interchange: 
14 Jeremy Latimore, 15 Kurt Mann, 16 Leeson Ah Mau, 17 Zachary Lomax

Reserves: 
18 Reece Robson, 19 Mitchell Allgood, 20 Blake Lawrie, 21 Hame Sele

Preview:
This match up last time these 2 sides met this season went down to the wire with a fast finish from the Rabbitohs after the Dragons had control for the majority of the match. 

While the Dragons are clear favourites the Rabbitohs will like their chances as they’re the third best attacking side in the competition behind Storm and Dragons. 

Key Match-ups:

Match up 1: Alex Johnston V Matt Dufty 

Both fullbacks rely on their pace and elusiveness to put their opponents off their game with Johnston warming into the fullback roll at Souths, Dufty is just behind Ponga in terms of next best fullback in the game. He is exciting to watch and the Rabbitohs will have heir hands full keeping an eye on Dufty all game. 

Match up 2:  Cody Walker v Gareth Widdop

Walker and Widdop are probably 2 of the infirm five eighths in the competition right now and this just adds to this match up. Both are an x-factor for their sides and will be wanting to be on their A-game this week. 

Match up 3: Damien Cook v Cameron McInness

Both hookers are literally head to head for the NSW jumper for this years Origin series. This match could well decide who gets it. 

Prediction:
With Origin around the corner I can sense Cook is going to lead his Rabbitohs to an upset this week. 

Rabbitohs by 6


Nath

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