Check out all the recent and historical figures between the Sea Eagles and the Rabbitohs ahead of their clash the Qualifying Final this Friday at Allianz Stadium.
Overall head to head
Sea Eagles: 77
Last time the met in Finals: Preliminary Final - September 27, 2013.
SEA EAGLES 30 - Tries: Matt Ballin, Jamie Lyon, Tom Symonds, Brett Stewart, David Williams. Goals: Jamie Lyon 5/5.
RABBITOHS 20 – Tries: Nathan Merritt, John Sutton, Dylan Walker. Goals: Adam Reynolds 3/3, Issac Luke 1/1.
Manly headed into this clash looking to get into their fourth grand final since 2007.
Souths skipped away to a 14-0 lead with early tries to John Sutton and Nathan Merritt, and went to the half time break in the lead 14-6 after Manly brought the lead back through a Brett Stewart try.
Manly came out in the second half and blew Souths away scoring 24 unanswered points to record one of the great comebacks, and book themselves a place in the 2013 NRL Grand Final.
Last five meetings between the two sides
26th Apr 2013 – Rabbitohs 12-20, Brookvale Oval
16th Aug 2013 – Rabbitohs 10-22, Bluetounge Stadium
27th Sep 2013 – Sea Eagles 30-20, ANZ Stadium
14th March 2014 – Sea Eagles 14-12, Central Coast Stadium
8th August 2014 – Rabbitohs 22-4, Sydney Cricket Ground
Overall, the Sea Eagles hold a winning percentage of 52 per cent against the Rabbitohs.
Manly’s biggest win over the Rabbitohs: 54-0, 1983 at Brookvale Oval.
Rabbitohs biggest win over the Sea Eagles: 44-6 1988 at Sydney Football Stadium.
Premierships: Sea Eagles 8, Rabbitohs 20.
The Sea Eagles are yet to lose back-to-back games this season.
The Sea Eagles have won six from their last nine matches.
The Rabbitohs have won six from their last eight matches.
Brenton Lawrence’s return from injury will mark his 50th First Grade appearance for the Sea Eagles.