NRL Rd 9: Wests Tigers v South Sydney Rabbitohs Stats Breakdown

South Sydney Rabbitohs captain and halfback Adam Reynolds

Wests Tigers v South Sydney Rabbitohs Stats

The Wests Tigers and South Sydney Rabbitohs have played each other on 34 occasions; the Tigers have won 16 games and the Rabbitohs have won 18 games.

The Rabbitohs won four of the opening five games between the two sides.

The Wests Tigers have won six of the last nine games between the two sides.

Paul Langmack only won five games as head coach of the South Sydney Rabbitohs; three of those came against the Wests Tigers.

The first ever clash between the two sides was a 38-24 win for the South Sydney Rabbitohs on July 14, 2002.

Biggest Wins

The Wests Tigers biggest win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs was a comprehensive 56-6 shellacking in round 22, 2004.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs biggest win over the Wests Tigers was a 54-10 romp in round 10, 2013.

Former South Sydney Rabbitohs prolific try-scoring winger Nathan Merritt

Top try-scorer in this clash

Nathan Merritt (SOU) – 11 (1G & 1FG)
Robbie Farah (WST) – 10
Taniela Tuiaki (WST) – 9
Chris Lawrence (WST) – 8
Greg Inglis (SOU) – 7
James Tedesco (WST) – 7
Alex Johnston (SOU) – 7

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Adam Reynolds (SOU) – 4 tries, 54 goals & 2 field goals (126 pts)
Benji Marshall – 4 tries & 33 goals (82 pts)
Brett Hodgson – 1 try & 28 goals (60 pts)
Nathan Merritt – 11 tries, 1 goal & 1 field goal (47 pts)
Chris Sandow (SOU) – 2 tries, 15 goals & 1 field goal (39 pts)
Robbie Farah (WST) – 10 tries (40 pts)
Taniela Tuiaki (WST) – 9 tries (36 pts)

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Willie Manu – 2001-2003 (WST) & 2004 (SOU)
  2. Wade McKinnon – 2002-2003 (SOU) & 2010-2011 (WST)
  3. Owen Craigie – 2000-2001 (WST) & 2002-2004 (SOU)
  4. Ahmad Bajouri – 2002 (WST) & 2003 (SOU)
  5. Sam Latu – 2008 (SOU) & 2010-2011 (WST)
  6. Rhys Hanbury – 2004 (SOU) & 2008-2009 (WST)
  7. Eddy Pettybourne – 2007-2012 (SOU) & 2013 (WST)
  8. Lote Tuqiri – 2010-2011 (WST) & 2014 (SOU)
  9. Chris McQueen – 2009 & 2011-2015 (SOU) & 2018-2019 (WST)
  10. Joel Reddy – 2012-2013 (WST) & 2014-2015 (SOU)
  11. Justin Hunt – 2012-2013 (SOU) & 2016 (WST)
  12. Jeff Lima – 2004 (WST) & 2013 (SOU)
  13. Tim Grant – 2015 (SOU) & 2016-2018 (WST)
  14. Nathan Brown – 2013 (WST) & 2015-2016 (SOU)
  15. Robert Jennings – 2017-2018 (SOU) & 2019-2020 (WST)
  16. Adam Doueihi – 2018-2019 (SOU) & 2020 (WST)

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

  1. Paul Stringer (SOU) & Darren Senter (WST) both sin-binned in round 21, 2002.
  2. Ashley Harrison (SOU) sin-binned in round 25, 2005.
  3. Luke Brooks (WST) & Luke Burgess (SOU) both sin-binned in round 3, 2014.

Head Coaching Records

Paul Langmack (SOU) – 3/3 (100%)
Jason Taylor (WST) – 4/5 (80%)
Michael Maguire (SOU) – 8/12 (75%)
John Lang (SOU) – 3/4 (75%)
Craig Coleman (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Anthony Seibold (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Wayne Bennett (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Terry Lamb (WST) – 1/2 (50%)
Michael Maguire (WST) – 1/2 (50%)
Tim Sheens (WST) – 8/18 (44.4%)
Jason Taylor (SOU) – 2/5 (40%)
Ivan Cleary (WST) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Michael Potter (SOU) – 1/4 (25%)
Arthur Kitinas (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)
Shaun McRae (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)

 Players to have scored three or more tries in one game in this clash

  1. Kevin McGuinness (WST) scored four tries in round 21, 2002.
  2. Greg Inglis (SOU) scored four tries in round 10, 2013.
  3. Jason Moodie (WST) scored three tries in round 22, 2004.
  4. Robbie Farah (WST) scored three tries in round 25, 2005.
  5. Scott Prince (WST) scored three tries in round 12, 2006.
  6. Luke Capewell (SOU) scored three tries in round 17, 2009.
  7. Taniela Tuiaki (WST) scored three tries in round 17, 2009.
  8. Nathan Merritt (SOU) scored three tries in round 10, 2010.
  9. Dylan Farrell (SOU) scored three tries in round 22, 2010.

 

 

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