It’s back! The NRL News Stats breakdown as the Canterbury Bulldogs and South Sydney Rabbitohs go under the microscope.
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Canterbury Bulldogs v Sydney Roosters
The two sides have played 181 games against each other; the Canterbury Bulldogs have won 85 games, the Roosters have won 90 games and there have been six draws.
The Roosters are the only side to have scored in excess of 3,000 points against the Bulldogs.
The Roosters will be looking for four straight wins heading into this clash.
The Sydney Roosters biggest win against the Canterbury Bulldogs was an 87-7 annihilation, the second biggest loss by margin in NSWRFL/ARL/NRL history. The clash was also the first ever between the two sides, played on Saturday, May 5, 1935 at the Sydney Sports Ground.
The Canterbury Bulldogs biggest win over the Sydney Roosters was a comfortable 60-14 win in round 3 of the 2010 NRL premiership season.
Most prolific point-scorers in this clash
- Hazem El Masri (CBY) – 9 tries & 49 goals (134 pts)
- Dave Brown (SYD) – 15 tries & 32 goals (109 pts)*
- Terry Lamb (CBY) – 9 tries, 30 goals & 6 field goals (102 pts)
- Craig Fitzgibbon (SYD) – 2 tries & 46 goals (100 pts)
- Steve Gearin (CBY) – 9 tries & 34 goals (97 pts)*
- Allan McKean (SYD) – 1 try & 43 goals (89 pts)*
- John Brass (SYD) – 5 tries, 33 goals & 2 field goals (85 pts)*
- Dick Dunn (SYD) – 4 tries & 26 goals (65 pts)*
- Daryl Halligan (CBY) – 3 tries & 25 goals (62 pts)
- James Maloney (SYD) – 1 try & 29 goals (62 pts)
- Lin Johnson (CBY) – 27 goals (54 pts)
- Bob Landers (SYD) – 4 tries & 20 goals (52 pts)*
- Krisnan Inu (CBY) – 3 tries & 15 goals (50 pts)
- Tom Kirk (CBY) – 24 goals (48 pts)
- George Taylforth (CBY) – 1 try & 21 goals (47 pts)*
Disclaimer: As always, this is simply the top 15 most prolific scorers among all clashes between the two sides.
Also, those players with an asterisk next to their total points played in an era when tries were three points and/or field goals were two points.
Finally, as always, if you want to see any more stats included or anything added, send us a buzz and we can add it in!