Rabbitohs end Warriors winning streak

19:22, Jul 07 2013
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Shaun Johnson on the attack against the Eels.
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Jacob Lillyman touches down in the Warriors opener against the Eels.
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Manu Vatuvei absorbs two tackles from the Eels.
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Ben Matulino on the run against the Eels.
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Kevin Locke and Shaun Johnson look on after losing to the Roosters in round two.
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Kevin Locke is tackled by former Warrior James Maloney.
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Captain Simon Mannering gets caught in the tackle against the Roosters.
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Sonny Bill Williams makes his return to Eden Park, this time for the Roosters against the Warriors.
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Elijah Taylor on the run against the Sharks.
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Dane Nielsen attempts to slip through a Sharks tackle.
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Thomas Leuluai gets through the tackle of the Sharks' Wade Graham.
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Pita Godinet gets a pass away against the Cowboys.
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Konrad Hurrell escapes the tackle of James Tamou of the Cowboys.
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Feleti Mateo congratulates Shaun Johnson on his try against the Cowboys.
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Nathan Friend prepares for the tackle against the Cowboys.
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Ben Matulino of the Warriors dives over to score a try during the round five match with the Rabbitohs.
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Manu Vatuvei tries to make the hard yards against the Rabbitohs.
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Todd Lowrie spins a pass during the round five encounter with the Rabbitohs.
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Ngani Laumape tries to make ground against a wall of Rabbitohs players.
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Konrad Hurrell of the Warriors fends off Jarrod Croker of the Raiders during the round six clash between the sides.
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Bill Tupou of the Warriors tries to grab a loose ball under pressure from Jarrod Croker of the Raiders.
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Warrior Kevin Locke on the charge against the Canberra Raiders in round six.
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Manu Vatuvei of the Warriors and Jack Wighton of the Raiders contest a high ball during their round six encounter.
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Shaun Johnson of the Warriors makes a break against the Melbourne Storm in round seven.
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Konrad Hurrell of the Warriors takes a hit against the Storm.
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Shaun Johnson scores for the Warriors against the Storm.
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Bill Tupou celebrates with teammates after scoring a try for the Warriors against the Storm.
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Feleti Mateo (right) celebrates his try against the Titans with Manu Vatuvei.
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Manu Vatuvei chases the ball into the in-goal.
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Kevin Locke takes on the Titans defence.
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Russell Packer charges ahead for the Warriors against the Titans.
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Sam Kasiano of the Bulldogs makes little ground against the Warriors' defence.
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Thomas Leuluai scores for the Warriors against the Bulldogs at Westpac stadium in Wellington.
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The Warriors' Manu Vatuvei and Bulldog Sam Perrett contest for a high ball.
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Manu Vatuvei celebrates with Todd Lowrie after scoring the Warriors' first try against the Bulldogs in Wellington.
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Warriors coach Matthew Elliott arrives at Mt Smart Stadium for an emergency meeting after the team's hammering by the Panthers.
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Warrior Kevin Locke arrives at Mt Smart Stadium for an emergency meeting after the team's hammering by the Panthers.
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Warriors players arrive at Mt Smart Stadium for an emergency meeting after the team's hammering by the Panthers.
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Jordan Kahu of the Warriors blows a kiss to the fans as he celebrates a try against the Broncos.
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The Bronco's Josh Hoffman makes little ground against the Warriors.
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Shaun Johnson of the Warriors breaks away from the Bronco's defence.
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Konrad Hurrell touches down for the Warriors against the Broncos.
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Manu Vatuvei charges ahead against Manly.
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Konrad Hurrell beats the tackle of Manly's Brent Kite on his way to the tryline for the match-winning try.
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Manu Vatuvei leaves Manly's Daly Cherry-Evans in his wake.
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Warriors players (from left) Jacon Lillyman, Simon Mannering and Konrad Hurrell watch replays on the big screen as video refs consider a decision.
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Elijah Taylor tries to fend off James Maloney during the Warriors' 23-12 win over the Roosters.
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Glen Fisiiahi breaks away to score a try against the Roosters.
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Sonny Bill Williams tries to escape the Warriors' tackle.
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Thomas Leuluai gets the kick off as he is tackled by Sonny Bill Williams.
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Anthony Minichello executes a try saving tackle on Ben Matulino.
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Glen Fisiiahi (left) and Konrad Hurrell celebrate the win over Brisbane Broncos.
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Feleti Mateo offloads in the tackle of a Brisbane Broncos player.
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Manu Vatuvei celebrates scoring the first against the Brisbane Broncos.
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Kevin Locke is taken in the tackle of a Brisbane Broncos player.
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Konrad Hurrell attempts to break the Rabbitohs' defence in Perth.
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Thomas Leuluai makes a break during the Warriors' loss to the Rabbitohs.
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Isaac Luke of the Rabbitohs gets tackled by Feleti Mateo of the Warriors.
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Nathan Merritt of the Rabbitohs gets tackled by Elijah Taylor of the Warriors.
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Shaun Johnson high-fives captain Simon Mannering after his second half try, part of his 16-point haul in the 24-14 win over the Wests Tigers.
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Kevin Locke runs straight into Kiwis team-mate Adam Blair during their match at Leichhardt Oval.
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Warriors forward Elijah Taylor is bent back in the tackle of three Wests Tigers players.
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Shaun Johnson scored two tries and kicked four conversions in the win at Leichhardt Oval.
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Warriors centre Feleti Mateo is tackled by Blake Ayshford.
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Ben Matulino charges straight into the Wests Tigers defence.
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Suaia Matagi cops a forearm to the nose as he hits the ball up.
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Feleti Mateo of the Warriors charges forward against the Storm.
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Jacob Lillyman of the Warriors offloads to setup another attack.
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Cooper Cronk of the Melbourne Storm is brought down by strong Warriors defence.
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Manu Vatuvei reacts after the loss to the Sea Eagles.
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Kevin Locke chases down a loose ball during the Warriors' loss to the Sea Eagles.
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Ngani Laumape touches down for a try against the Sea Eagles.
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Shaun Johnson in action against the Sea Eagles.

Bryson Goodwin figuratively rose from the canvas to inflict the knock out blows in his match-up with New Zealand Warriors battering ram Konrad Hurrell as South Sydney defied a heroic defensive effort to create their own five-match winning streak with a 30-13 win at NIB Stadium in Perth.

Seeking a sixth consecutive victory for the first time since 2002, the Warriors winless record in Western Australia continued as the Rabbitohs completed the double over the New Zealanders for only the third time in 19 years.

The Warriors lost by two points at Mt Smart in round five and this contest also went down to the wire until former Kiwis international Goodwin, who is in contention for a World Cup recall, crossed in the 67th and 75th minutes and Chris McQueen touched down with the last play of the game.

A fifth loss in Perth leaves the Warriors in 11th place but they at least have ample time to recover from the longest road trip in the competition with their second bye next week providing a two-point boost before they take on Benji Marshall's Wests Tigers at Leichhardt Oval on July 19.

Although the Warriors dominated the bulk of the first half, South Sydney, who maintain their four point lead at the top of the table, underlined their title credentials with a dominant second spell.

They clawed back into an enthralling contest eight minutes after the break when Hurrell could not handle an Adam Reynolds cross kick and John Sutton pounced on the ball after video referee Steve Chiddy ruled a nudge from Chris McQueen went backwards.

Goodwin then regathered his own grubber to skip clear and then sealed the points by surging 50m after a desperate Warriors back move went awry.

Hurrell scored the match-winner against the Brisbane Broncos last weekend with an intercept and he proved even more damaging in the 35th minute when he left a trail of South Sydney players in his wake shortly after being held up by McQueen.

Gifted field position with a penalty, the Warriors swept onto attack and Shaun Johnson recorded his second try assist by targeting the Rabbitohs' left edge defence.

Johnson put Hurrell on a beeline for Goodwin and although the 2009 Four Nations rep had done a decent job containing one of the NRL's irresistible forces, he was the first of four would-be defenders skittled by the Tonga-aligned finisher.

After knocking Goodwin backwards, Nathan Merritt made a desperate grab before McQueen and Greg Inglis could only collide after being bumped off.

Johnson added the extras and a last minute field goal to cap a classy opening half by the Kiwis playmaker.

He was initially overshadowed by counterpart Reynolds, who set up Andrew Everingham's sixth-minute opener after his stab at a loose pass created a perfect chip kick for the wing.

The Warriors worked their way back from that early set back and gained parity when Johnson drifted sideways before putting Simon Mannering through a hole and under the posts in the 27th minute, shortly after Nathan Friend's dart out of dummy half was thwarted over the line by Sam Burgess and Inglis.

Manu Vatuvei was ruled out of the starting line-up with a shin injury but rookie Ngani Laumape again proved an able substitute, particularly when tracking back to scrag Dylan  Walker after the centre pounced on a loose pass and hared 70-metres.

Despite the result it was also a memorable night for interchange forward Charlie Gubb who made his first grade debut midway through the first half.

South Sydney 30 (Bryson Goodwin 2, Andrew Everingham, John Sutton, Chris McQueen tries; Adam Reynolds 5 goals)

NZ Warriors 13 (Simon Mannering, Konrad Hurrell tries; Shaun Johnson 2 goals, field goal)

Halftime: 6-13

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STEAM ROLLED: Konrad Hurrell is held up by Chris McQueen of the Rabbitohs.

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