The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Jersey Flegg side have fallen to the South Sydney Rabbitohs 25-24 on Good Friday at Stadium Australia in their Round 4 fixture.
The Bulldogs opened the scoring in the 4th minute when left winger Laitia Moceidreke latched onto our long ball to dive over in the left corner.
Rabbitohs prop Cameron Akauola-Laula crashed over beside the posts for the visitors to go up 6-4 after 14 minutes.
However, the lead was cut short when Canterbury-Bankstown five-eighth Paul Karaitiana stepped his way through the Rabbitohs defence to steal the lead. The Bulldogs were in again moments later when lock Kurtis Morrin scurried over the chalk to push the score out to 14-6.
Moceidreke broke the hearts of the Rabbitohs, when the winger raced away to score his second of the afternoon in the shadows of half time. The home side heading to the sheds 20-6 up at the main break.
Jersey Flegg Highlights: Round 4 v Rabbitohs
Lachlan Illias got the visitors going to start the second half after clawing his way over the line 5 minutes in.
A barging run from Bulldog's forward Chris Patolo down the left edge solidified Canterbury-Bankstown's lead to 24-12 after 45 minutes.
Souths were on a roll on when Peter Mamouzelos got his side back in the match. And minutes later, the Rabbitohs found themselves level at 24-all when Joshua Fepuleai dove over with five minutes to go.
The Rabbitohs marched their way upfield after the kick off, with Illias slotting a field goal 25 metres out with less than a minute on the clock.
The visitors holding on to steal the match from the Bulldogs 25-24 on Friday afternoon at Stadium Australia.
South Sydney 25 (Tries: Cameron Akauola-Laula, Lachlan Illias, Peter Mamouzelos; Goals: Lachlan Illias ; Field Goal: Lachlan Illias) def. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 24 (Tries: Laitia Moceidreke , Paul Karaitiana, Kurtis Morrin, Chris Patolo; Goals: Ryan Gray, Eli Clark)