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Match report: South Sydney 14-15 Canterbury Bulldogs
Trent Hodkinson celebrates landing the winning field goal. ©Action

Match report: South Sydney 14-15 Canterbury Bulldogs

by: Joe Whitley, April 18, 2014, 10:45 am

In a nutshell
Trent Hodkinson landed his second decisive field-goal in as many weeks to earn the Bulldogs two points in front of over 40,000 spectators at the ANZ Stadium. Click any of the below thumbnails to launch an image gallery.

How it unfolded
31’ – Adam Reynolds slots a penalty goal to open the scores: 2-0.

36’ – Sam Burgess powers his way over to extend the Rabbitohs’ lead. Reynolds converted the try: 8-0.

52’ – Bulldogs winger Mitch Brown gets his side back into the game with an impressive finish down the left side. Trent Hodkinson added the extras from the touchline: 8-6.

64’ – Souths stand-off John Sutton somehow puts the ball down through a pile of bodies to get the Rabbitohs, with another Reynolds kick, two scores ahead: 14-6.

68’ – Canterbury winger Corey Thompson forces his way over down the right side and Hodkinson lands another touchline kick to bring the Bulldogs within two again: 14-12.

72’ – Hodkinson then slots a comfortable penalty to level the tie: 14-14.

78’ – Hodkinson lands his second match-winning field-goal in two weeks to give the Bulldogs the lead for the first time and the two points: 14-15.

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