South Sydney Rabbitohs v Sydney Roosters Stats Breakdown

The South Sydney Rabbitohs and Sydney Roosters have played each other on 229 occasions; the Rabbitohs have won 119 games, the Roosters have won 104 games & there have been six draws.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs have won the last three games played between the two sides at Accor Stadium (Stadium Australia).

The Sydney Roosters have won just two of the last seven games between the two sides.

The first game played between the two sides was a 13-12 win for the Sydney Roosters in round 3, 1908.

Biggest Wins

The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ biggest win over the Sydney Roosters was a 50-0 rout in round 8, 1952.

The Sydney Roosters’ biggest win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs was a 62-0 demolition in round 6, 1996.

Former South Sydney Rabbitohs player Johnny Graves

Top try-scorer in this clash

Johnny Graves (SOU) – 18
Nathan Merritt (SOU) – 16
Benny Wearing (SOU) – 15

Most prolific point-scorer in this clash

Adam Reynolds (SOU) – 3 tries & 79 goals (170 pts)
Bernie Purcell (SOU) – 4 tries & 67 goals (146 pts)*
Eric Simms (SOU) – 1 try, 60 goals & 10 field goals (143 pts)*
Johnny Graves (SOU) – 18 tries & 27 goals (108 pts)*

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

  1. Alf O’Connor (SOU) & Tom Molloy (SYD) both sent-off in round 3, 1925.
  2. Ernie Lapham (SOU) & William Ives (SYD) both sent-off in the 1926 NSWRL semi-final.
  3. Frank Curran (SOU) sent-off in the 1934 NSWRFL semi-final.
  4. Jack Arnold (SYD) sent-off in round 16, 1947.
  5. Dean Rampling (SOU) & Royce Ayliffe (SYD) sin-binned in round 7, 1982.
  6. Alan Neil & Tony Rampling (both SOU) & Royce Ayliffe (SYD) all sin-binned in round 13, 1983.
  7. Terry Regan (SYD) & Gary Hambly (SOU) both sin-binned in round 26, 1983.
  8. Ron Gibbs (SYD) & Tony Rampling (SOU) both sent-off in round 1, 1985.
  9. Jim Harvey (SYD) sent-off in round 14, 1985.
  10. Les Davidson (SOU) & Steve Morris/Gary Bridge (both SYD) all sin-binned in round 2, 1988.
  11. Mike McLean/Steve Morris (both SYD) & Les Davidson (SOU) all sin-binned in round 17, 1988.
  12. Tim Maddison (SYD) & Richard McKell (SOU) both sin-binned & Corin Ridding (SOU) sent-off in round 6, 1996.
  13. Jamie Russo (SOU) sin-binned in round 1, 2004.
  14. Shannon Hegarty (SOU) & Michael Crocker/David Shillington (both SYD) all sin-binned in round 24, 2005.
  15. David Fa’alogo (SOU) & Braith Anasta (SYD) both sin-binned in round 25, 2007.
  16. Daniel Suluka-Fifita (SYD) sin-binned in round 3, 2021.
  17. Dane Gagai & Latrell Mitchell (both SOU) & Sitili Tupouniua (SYD) sin-binned in round 24, 2021.

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

  1. Johnny Graves (SOU) scored five tries in round 14, 1949.
  2. Alex Johnston (SOU) scored five tries in round 20, 2020.
  3. Henry Pierce (SYD) scored four tries in round 11, 1940.
  4. Robin Smith (SOU) scored four tries in round 13, 1943.
  5. Len Allmond (SOU) scored four tries in round 14, 1949.
  6. Alby Thorne (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 1942.
  7. John Bell (SYD) scored three tries in round 3, 1953.
  8. Bob Landers (SYD) scored three tries in round 1, 1961.
  9. Allan McKean (SYD) scored three tries in round 13, 1972.
  10. Michael Pobjie (SOU) scored three tries in round 6, 1984.
  11. Darren McCarthy (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 1985.
  12. David Seidenkamp (SYD) scored three tries in round 22, 1992.
  13. Darren Junee (SYD) scored three tries in round 6, 1995.
  14. Peter Jorgensen (SYD) scored three tries in round 6, 1996.
  15. Jack Elsegood (SYD) scored three tries in round 8, 1997.
  16. Richie Barnett (SYD) scored three tries in round 24, 1999.
  17. Nathan Merritt (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 2009.
  18. Jamie Simpson (SOU) scored three tries in round 20, 2009.
  19. Nathan Merritt (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 2013.
  20. Greg Inglis (SOU) scored three tries in round 1, 2014.
  21. Alex Johnston (SOU) scored three tries in round 24, 2021.

Players to have played for both sides from this clash

  1. Hash Thompson – 1908 (SYD) & 1909 & 1911-1916 (SOU)
  2. Johnno Stuntz – 1908-1910 (SYD) & 1911 (SOU)
  3. George Nicholson – 1915 (SYD) & 1916-1918 (SOU)
  4. Rex Norman – 1915-1917 & 1919 (SOU) & 1917-1918 & 1920-1922 (SYD)
  5. Ray Norman – 1914-1916 (SOU) & 1917-1921 (SYD)
  6. Arthur Oxford – 1915-1921 (SOU) & 1921-1924 & 1926-1929 (SYD)
  7. Herb Gilbert – 1911-1912 & 1915 (SOU) & 1916 (SYD)
  8. Bob Linklater – 1915-1919 (SYD) & 1923 (SOU)
  9. Bill Cameron – 1917 & 1920-1922 (SOU) & 1920-1921 (SYD)
  10. Tijou – 1915 (SOU) & 1917-1920 (SYD)
  11. Les Arthur – 1918 (SOU) & 1920 (SYD)
  12. Harold Holmes – 1918-1920 (SOU) & 1921-1924 (SYD)
  13. Arch Thompson – 1920 (SYD) & 1924-1927 (SOU)
  14. Ed Rigney – 1912 (SOU) & 1920-1926 (SYD)
  15. Tom Barry – 1922-1925 (SOU) & 1927 (SYD)
  16. Hugh Byrne – 1925-1928 & 1930 (SYD) & 1932-1933 (SOU)
  17. Harry Finch – 1925 (SYD) & 1926-1930 & 1933-1934 (SOU)
  18. Robert Booth – 1922 (SOU) & 1925 (SYD)
  19. Tom McLachlan – 1931 (SOU) & 1934-1937 (SYD)
  20. Hilton Delaney – 1931-1933 (SYD) & 1937 (SOU)
  21. Harleigh Hanrahan – 1933 (SYD) & 1935 (SOU)
  22. Harold Thomson – 1933-1934 (SYD) & 1935-1939 (SOU)
  23. Johnny Parker – 1936 & 1942 (SYD) & 1940 (SOU)
  24. Alan Schafer – 1938-1940 (SOU) & 1944 (SYD)
  25. Vic Anderson – 1941 & 1945-1946 (SOU) & 1948 (SYD)
  26. Keith Aitken – 1945-1949 (SOU) & 1952 (SYD)
  27. Ian Verrender – 1947-1948 (SOU) & 1949 (SYD)
  28. Milton Atkinson – 1947-1949 (SYD) & 1950-1953 (SOU)
  29. Len Haskins – 1948-1950 (SOU) & 1952 (SYD)
  30. John Sellgren – 1949-1950 & 1955-1956 (SYD) & 1953 (SOU)
  31. Jim Hunt – 1948-1948 (SOU) & 1949-1951 (SYD)
  32. Col Donohoe – 1949 & 1951-1953 (SYD) & 1955-1959 (SOU)
  33. Jim Campbell – 1951-1954 (SYD) & 1957 & 1964 (SOU)
  34. Ron Taylor – 1953-1954 (SYD) & 1957-1961 (SOU)
  35. Danny Byrnes – 1951-1956 (SYD) & 1958 (SOU)
  36. Ray Thomas – 1950 & 1957 (SOU) & 1951-1956 (SYD)
  37. Brian Wright – 1957 (SOU) & 1960-1961 (SYD)
  38. Michael Cleary – 1962-1970 (SOU) & 1971 (SYD)
  39. Ron Coote – 1964-1971 (SOU) & 1972-1978 (SYD)
  40. Elwyn Walters – 1967-1973 (SOU) & 1974-1976 (SOU)
  41. Arthur Mountier – 1974 & 1978-1979 (SYD) & 1981 (SOU)
  42. Peter Reed – 1974 (SOU) & 1977 (SYD)
  43. Harry Eden – 1969 (SYD) & 1974-1975 (SOU)
  44. John Dykes – 1970 & 1974 (SYD) & 1975 & 1978 (SOU)
  45. Ian Mackay – 1973-1976 (SYD) & 19779 SOU)
  46. John Berne – 1976-1979 (SOU) & 1980 & 1985 (SYD)
  47. Terry Fahey – 1976-1980 (SOU) & 1981-1982 (SYD)
  48. David Grant – 1976 (SOU) & 1977 (SYD)
  49. Royce Ayliffe – 1976-1983 (SYD) & 1985 (SOU)
  50. Trevor Barnes – 1975-1977 (SYD) & 1978-1979 (SOU)
  51. Robert Laurie – 1976-1977 & 1981-1982 (SYD) & 1978-1980 (SOU)
  52. Michael Mosman – 1976-1979 (SYD) & 1981 (SOU)
  53. Gary Metcalfe – 1976-1980 (SYD) & 1981-1983 (SOU)
  54. Arthur Kitinas – 1977 (SYD) & 1978 (SOU)
  55. Joe Reaiche – 1978-1979 & 1983 (SYD) & 1982 (SOU)
  56. John Ferguson – 1974-1977 (SYD) & 1978-1981 (SOU)
  57. Paul Jelfs – 1978-1980 (SYD) & 1981 (SOU)
  58. Grant Jones – 1977-1981 (SOU) & 1982 (SYD)
  59. Marty Gurr – 1979-1983 (SYD) & 1984 (SOU)
  60. Terry Murphy – 1977-1981 (SYD) & 1984-1985 (SOU)
  61. Robert Simpkins – 1981-1983 (SOU) & 1984-1987 (SYD)
  62. Tony Melrose – 1982-1983 (SOU) & 1986-1989 (SYD)
  63. Tony Rampling – 1981-1986 & 1989 (SOU) & 1987 (SYD)
  64. Ken Wright – 1979-1981 (SYD) & 1982-1983 (SOU)
  65. Wayne McPherson – 1980 (SOU) & 1983 (SYD)
  66. Ross Harrington – 1983-1991 (SOU) & 1992 (SYD)
  67. Kelvin Eirth – 1983 (SOU) & 1984 (SYD)
  68. John Elias – 1984 & 1994 (SOU) & 1988-1989 (SYD)
  69. Matt Cruickshank – 1983-1984 (SYD) & 1985-1986 (SOU)
  70. David Cruickshank – 1985 (SYD) & 1986-1989 (SOU)
  71. Craig Salvatori – 1986-1995 (SYD) & 1996 (SOU)
  72. Lindsay Johnston – 1985 (SYD) & 1986-1989 (SOU)
  73. Luke Beasley – 1986 (SYD) & 1987-1988 (SOU)
  74. Jason Williams – 1988 (SYD) & 1991 (SOU)
  75. Russell Bartlett – 1984-1985 (SYD) & 1987-1988 (SOU)
  76. Sandy Campbell – 1989-1990 (SYD) & 1991 (SOU)
  77. Terry Hill – 1990 (SOU) & 1991 (SYD)
  78. Sean Garlick – 1990-1993 & 1998-1999 (SOU) & 1994-1997 (SYD)
  79. Dennis Beecraft – 1988 & 1990-1993 (SYD) & 1994-1995 (SOU)
  80. Darren Maroon – 1987-1992 & 1994 (SOU) & 1995-1996 (SYD)
  81. Jeff Orford – 1991-1994 (SYD) & 1997 (SOU)
  82. Brett Gillard – 1989-1993 (SYD) & 1997 (SOU)
  83. James Smith – 1992-1996 (SYD) & 1998-1999 (SOU)
  84. Scott Murray – 1992-1995 (SYD) & 1997-1999 (SOU)
  85. Brandon Costin – 1993 (SOU) & 1997 (SYD)
  86. Jason Keough – 1993-1994 (SYD) & 1995 (SOU)
  87. Tony Iro – 1994-1996 (SYD) & 1999 (SOU)
  88. Terry Hermansson – 1993-1994 & 1998 (SOU) & 1995-1997 (SYD)
  89. Adam MacDougall – 1995 (SYD) & 2004-2006 (SOU)
  90. Peter Clarke – 1995-1997 (SYD) & 1999 (SOU)
  91. Shane Rigon – 1996-2000 (SYD) & 2002-2007 (SOU)
  92. Michael Ostini – 1996 (SYD) & 1997-1998 (SOU)
  93. Darren Burns – 1997-1998 (SOU) & 1999-2000 (SYD)
  94. Bryan Fletcher – 1997-2002 (SYD) & 2003-2005 (SOU)
  95. Ian Rubin – 1996-1999 (SOU) & 2000-2001 (SYD)
  96. Craig Wing – 1998-1999 & 2008-2009 (SOU) & 2000-2007 (SYD)
  97. Brent Grose – 2002 (SOU) & 2008 (SYD)
  98. Shannon Hegarty – 1999-2004 (SYD) & 2005-2008 (SOU)
  99. Michael Crocker – 2001-2005 (SYD) & 2009-2013 (SOU)
  100. Peter Cusack – 1998-2004 (SYD) & 2005-2007 (SOU)
  101. David Kidwell – 2002 (SYD) & 2007-2009 (SOU)
  102. Justin Brooker – 1998 (SYD) & 2002 (SOU)
  103. Stuart Webb – 2003-2005 (SYD) & 2006-2007 (SOU)
  104. Chris Walker – 2003-2005 (SYD) & 2003 (SOU)
  105. Ashley Harrison – 2003-2005 (SOU) & 2006-2007 (SYD)
  106. Mark Minichiello – 2002 (SYD) & 2003-2006 (SOU)
  107. Jamie Russo – 2001 (SYD) & 2003-2004 (SOU)
  108. Glenn Hall – 2004-2005 (SOU) & 2006 (SYD)
  109. Mark Leafa – 2002 (SYD) & 2004 (SOU)
  110. Scott Logan – 1996-2001 (SYD) & 2004-2005 (SOU)
  111. Dean Widders – 2000-2001 (SYD) & 2007-2008 (SOU)
  112. Tautau Moga – 2012 (SYD) & 2021 (SOU)
  113. Luke Keary – 2013-2016 (SOU) & 2014-2022 (SYD)
  114. Paul Carter – 2015-2016 (SOU) & 2017 (SYD)
  115. Joe Burgess – 2016 (SYD) & 2016 (SOU)
  116. Angus Crichton – 2016-2018 (SOU) & 2019-2022 (SYD)
  117. Latrell Mitchell – 2016-2019 (SYD) & 2020-2022 (SOU)

 

Head Coaching Records

Bernard Purcell (SOU) – 6/6 (100%)
Phil Gould (SYD) – 6/6 (100%)
George Hallett (SOU) – 5/5 (100%)
Edward Fry (SOU) – 1/1 (100%)
Eugene McCarthy (SOU) – 1/1 (100%)
Hugh McGahan (SYD) – 1/1 (100%)
Ricky Stuart (SYD) – 9/10 (90%)
Ronald Willey (SOU) – 5/6 (83.3%)
Richard Dunn (SYD) – 6/8 (75%) (1 draw)
George Piggins (SOU) – 7/10 (70%)
John Gibson (SOU) – 3/4 (75%)
Wayne Bennett (SOU) – 5/7 (71.4%)
John Gibson (SYD) – 7/10 (70%)
Rupert Rayner (SOU) – 11/16 (68.6%)
Clive Churchill (SOU) – 13/19 (68.4%)
Bill Anderson (SOU) – 4/6 (66.7%) (1 draw)
Brian Smith (SYD) – 4/6 (66.7%)
Arthur Halloway (SYD) – 15/23 (65.2%) (1 draw)
Brad Fittler (SYD) – 3/5 (60%)
Dave Watson (SOU) – 7/13 (53.8%) (1 draw)
Charlie Lynch (SOU) – 13/25 (52%) (1 draw)
David Brown (SOU) – 5/10 (50%)
Jim Tait (SOU) – 3/6 (50%)
Frank Curry Jr. (SOU) – 3/6 (50%)
Jason Taylor (SOU) – 3/6 (50%)
Sidney Pearce Jnr (SYD) – 3/6 (50%)
Alfred Blair (SOU) – 2/4 (50%)
Johnny King (SOU) – 1/2 (50%)
Matthew Donohoe (SYD) – 1/2 (50%)
Ferris Ashton (SYD) – 1/2 (50%)
Trent Robinson (SYD) – 10/11 (47.6%)
Michael Maguire (SOU) – 6/13 (46.2%)
Mark Murray (SYD) – 3/7 (42.9%)
Arthur Hennessey (SOU) – 2/5 (40%)
Ray Stehr (SYD) – 3/8 (37.5%)
Anthony Seibold (SOU) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Russell Fairfax (SYD) – 1/3 (33.3%)
Arthur Beetson (SYD) – 3/12 (25%)
Bob Fulton (SYD) – 2/8 (25%) (1 draw)
Shaun McRae (SOU) – 1/4 (25%)
John Lang (SOU) – 1/4 (25%)
Francis O’Connor (SYD) – 1/4 (25%)
Laurie Freier (SYD) – 1/4 (25%)
Dennis Donoghue (SOU) – 2/10 (20%) (1 draw)
Ken Shine (SOU) – 1/5 (20%)
Ernest Norman (SYD) – 1/6 (16.7%)
Don Furner (SYD) – 1/6 (16.7%)
Robert McCarthy (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)
Steve Martin (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)
Arthur Kitinas (SOU) – 0/1 (0%)
Chris Anderson (SYD) – 0/1 (0%)
Percy Williams (SYD) – 0/2 (0%) (1 draw)
John Rosewall (SOU) – 0/2 (0%)
Eric Lewis (SOU) – 0/2 (0%)
John O’Neill (SOU) – 0/2 (0%)
George Boddington (SYD) – 0/2 (0%)
Nat Silcock (SYD) – 0/2 (0%)
Louis Neumann (SYD) – 0/2 (0%)
Tony Paskins (SYD) – 0/2 (0%)
Craig Coleman (SOU) – 0/3 (0%)
Paul Langmack (SOU) – 0/3 (0%)
Frank Burge (SOU) – 0/3 (0%)
Bert Holcroft (SYD) – 0/4 (0%)

 

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