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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs
The South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury Bulldogs meet at their shared ANZ Stadium home in Sydney for this big Good Friday derby game from the NRL and the great news for fans is that you can watch all of the action live online via our NRL live streaming partners.
The Rabbitohs and Bulldogs have made a poor start to the season but the good news for fans is that they both showed great signs of improvements last time out and both come into the game on the back of their first win of the season.
There have been a number of positives for Souths this season with a couple of their youngsters really standing out, but it will have been their team effort that impresses their coaches the best in their dominant performance against Manly last weekend.
For the Bulldogs this game is all about showing the same level of attacking threat that they showed last week. After starting the season struggling so much with the ball in hand it was an incredible turnaround last week, but they need to prove that it wasn’t a one off and that they can do it on a consistent basis.
Of course, in a derby such as this form often counts for little and with a big crowd expected, it will be down to which teams can handle the occasion the best on the day.
Both teams come into this one on the back of losing their opening 2 matches and then winning last time out. Both teams picked up those wins at home and they both of course share ANZ Stadium has their home ground.
Neither team make changes to their squads for this one.
Both teams have quality and both teams have the ability to win against any one but both also have an infuriating ability to under-perform.
With the derby nature of the game and the fact that it is set for a big crowd, their is almost a paly-off nature to the game and that should be to the benefit of the Rabbitohs.
They have big game players in key position and with both teams in similar form and having similar quality on the field, that should make all of the difference in what we expect to be a tight game throughout.
Score Prediction South Sydney Rabbitohs by 4