NRL Rd 7: Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs Stats Breakdown

South Sydney Rabbitohs club legend Eric Simms

Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs Stats

The Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs have played each other on 83 occasions; the Panthers have won 37 games, the Rabbitohs have won 45 games and there has been one draw.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs won thirteen of the opening eighteen games between the two sides (13W, 4L, 1D).

The Penrith Panthers have won only six of the last fifteen games played between the two sides.

The first clash between the two sides was a 39-0 win for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in round 9, 1967.

Biggest Wins

The Penrith Panthers biggest win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs was a 43-2 thrashing in round 15, 1977.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs biggest win over the Penrith Panthers was a 59-5 shellacking in round 7, 1980.

Prolific South Sydney Rabbitohs try-scorer Nathan Merritt

Top try-scorer in this clash

Nathan Merritt (SOU) – 11 (7G)
Terry Fahey (SOU) – 10
Eric Simms (SOU) – 7
Rhys Wesser (PEN/SOU) – 7
Michael Cleary (SOU) – 6

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Eric Simms (SOU) – 7 tries, 62 goals & 12 field goals (164 pts)*
Adam Reynolds (SOU) – 1 try, 43 goals & 1 field goal (91 pts)
Greg Alexander (PEN) – 4 tries, 34 goals & 1 field goal (75 pts)
Michael Gordon (PEN) – 5 tries & 23 goals (66 pts)
Bob Landers (PEN) – 2 tries & 24 goals (55 pts)*

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. John Dykes – 1975 & 1978 (SOU) & 1977 (PEN)
  2. Peter Tunks – 1977-1983 (SOU) & 1990 (PEN)
  3. Mark Ross – 1980 (PEN) & 1981-1983 & 1985-1987 (SOU)
  4. Neil Baker – 1984-1987 (SOU) & 1988-1989 (PEN)
  5. Paul Akkary – 1984-1985 (SOU) & 1986-1988 (PEN)
  6. Phil Gould – 1976-1979 (PEN) & 1986 (SOU)
  7. Mark Carroll – 19187 & 1989 (PEN) & 1990-1993 & 1999 (SOU)
  8. Les White – 1982-1984 (PEN) & 1988 (SOU)
  9. Graham Lyons – 1988-1991 (SOU) & 1992 (PEN)
  10. Darren Brown – 1989-1990 & 1992-1993 (SOU) & 1994-1998 (PEN)
  11. Jason Williams – 1991 (SOU) & 1996-1998 (PEN)
  12. Shane Vincent – 1993 (PEN) & 1995 (SOU)
  13. Brett Gillard – 1993-1994 (PEN) & 1997 (SOU)
  14. Shannon Donato – 1995-1997 (SOU) & 2002-2003 & 2005 (PEN)
  15. Paul Quinn – 1993 (PEN) & 1994-1997 (SOU)
  16. Marty Moore – 1995 (PEN) & 1996-1997 (SOU)
  17. Phil Howlett – 1993 (PEN) & 1996-1998 (SOU)
  18. Andrew Hinson – 1996-1999 & 2001 (PEN) & 2002 (SOU)
  19. Jason Nicol – 1993 (PEN) & 1999 (SOU)
  20. Rhys Wesser – 1998-2008 (PEN) & 2009-2011 (SOU)
  21. Joe Galuvao – 2002-2005 (PEN) & 2006-2007 (SOU)
  22. Duncan MacGillivray – 1996-2001 (PEN) & 2002-2003 (SOU)
  23. Frank Puletua – 1998-2001 & 2004-2010 (PEN) & 2002-2003 (SOU)
  24. Lee Hookey – 1999 & 2003-2005 (SOU) & 2006 (PEN)
  25. Ben Ross – 2003-2005 (PEN) & 2011 (SOU)
  26. Garret Crossman – 2004-2005 (PEN) & 2009-2010 (SOU)
  27. Craig Stapleton – 2000 (PEN) & 2010 (SOU)
  28. Yileen Gordon – 2005-2008 (SOU) & 2011 (PEN)
  29. Ben Rogers – 2004-2005 (PEN) & 2006-2008 (SOU)
  30. Tim Grant – 2007-2014 & 2019 (PEN) & 2015 (SOU)
  31. Junior Vaivai – 2009-2010 (SOU) & 2011 (PEN)
  32. James Roberts – 2011 & 2019-2020 (SOU) & 2013 (PEN)
  33. Chris Grevsmuhl – 2015-2016 (SOU) & 2016 (PEN)
  34. Robert Jennings – 2015 (PEN) & 2017-2018 (SOU)
  35. Tyrell Fuimaono – 2017-2018 (SOU) & 2019 (PEN)

Players to have been sin-binned/sent-off from this clash

  1. Gary Hambly (SOU) sin-binned in round 7, 1983.
  2. Brandon Lee (PEN) sent-off, Brandon Lee (PEN) & Neil Baker (SOU) both sin-binned in round 8, 1985.
  3. Mario Fenech (SOU) & Matt Goodwin (PEN) both sin-binned in round 18, 1986.
  4. Darren Schott (SOU) sin-binned & Manoa Thompson (SOU) sent-off in round 13, 1993.
  5. Carl McNamara (PEN) sin-binned in round 10, 1996.
  6. Shane Rigon (SOU) sin-binned in round 18, 2003.

Players to have scored three or more tries in this clash

  1. Alex Johnston (SOU) scored five tries in round 17, 2017.
  2. Terry Fahey (SOU) scored four tries in round 5, 1979.
  3. Michael Cleary (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 1970.
  4. Steve Kosta (SOU) scored three tries in round 7, 1972.
  5. Terry Fahey (SOU) scored three tries in round 17, 1976.
  6. Gary Knight (SOU) scored three tries in round 7, 1980.
  7. Ziggy Niszczot (SOU) scored three tries in round 7, 1980.
  8. John Peek (SOU) scored three tries in round 7, 1980.
  9. John Cross (PEN) scored three tries in round 23, 1998.
  10. Joe Galuvao (PEN) scored three tries in round 18, 2003.
  11. Nathan Merritt (SOU) scored three tries in round 22, 2006.
  12. Michael Gordon (PEN) scored three tries in round 24, 2010.
  13. Nathan Merritt (SOU) scored three tries in round 3, 2013.

Head coaching records

Jack Gibson (SOU) – 4/4 (100%)
Johnny King (SOU) – 2/2 (100%)
Ron Willey (PEN) – 2/2 (100%)
Arthur Kitinas (SOU) – 1/1 (100%)
Bill Anderson (SOU) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Phil Gould (PEN) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Michael Maguire (SOU) – 7/9 (77.8%)
Clive Churchill (SOU) – 12/16 (75%) (1 draw)
Royce Simmons (PEN) – 3/4 (75%)
John Lang (PEN) – 6/9 (66.7%)
Matthew Elliott (PEN) – 5/8 (62.5%)
Jason Taylor (SOU) – 3/5 (60%)
Tim Sheens (PEN) – 4/8 (50%)
Craig Coleman (SOU) – 2/4 (50%)
Anthony Griffin (PEN) – 2/4 (50%)
John O’Neill (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Wayne Bennett (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Mike Stephenson (PEN) – 1/2 (50%)
George Piggins (SOU) – 3/7 (42.9%)
Ron Willey (SOU) – 2/6 (33.3%)
Ken Shine (SOU) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Shaun McRae (SOU) – 1/3 (33.3%)
John Lang (SOU) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Bob Boland (PEN) – 3/10 (30%) (1 draw)
Ivan Cleary (PEN) – 2/8 (25%)
Don Parish (PEN) – 1/4 (25%)
John Peard (PEN) – 1/4 (25%)
Len Stacker (PEN) – 1/6 (16.7%)
Anthony Seibold (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)
Jack Clare (PEN) – 0/2 (0%)
Barry Harris (PEN) – 0/2 (0%)
Paul Langmack (SOU) – 0/3 (0%)
Frank Curry (SOU) – 0/4 (0%)
Leo Trevena (PEN) – 0/4 (0%)

 

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