REDFERN: We have now seen three rounds of the season. Souths are looking good.
REDFERN: It was a tight contest this year, and our mighty Red and Green team did us proud.
Wake me up, I’m dreaming! The Rabbitohs are starting the season as one of the premiership favourites. And unlike previous years this talk is not just coming from deluded supporters on an annual season preview drinks session. There is nothing romantic or wishful in this talk. It’s being made by a multitude of sane and objective observers. And it’s hard to disagree that the Rabbitohs have got a big chance this year.
To the true rugby league tragic, summer is the most boring time of the year – no footy, no pies, no yelling at the refs!
Back in February, before the season started, with great trepidation the SSH predicted Souths to finish sixth in 2012. We also commented that much of Souths’ fortune would hinge on the young half Adam Reynolds and the form of John Sutton at five-eighth.