It took 73 minutes for Souths to gain the lead in what could be a costly victory.
Steve Roach has confirmed he has been sacked by radio station 2GB as a result of a bullying complaint made by a staff member.
Brett Stewart says brother Glenn is “shattered” that injury will prevent him from again playing for Manly.
St George Illawarra's hopes of a finals berth have received a massive boost with Josh Dugan and Benji Marshall both expected to line up against the Broncos on Friday night.
The Rabbitohs face the Bulldogs, hoping to bounce back after a comprehensive loss to the Cowboys last weekend.
There are fears Glenn Stewart has played his last game for the Sea Eagles.
Canterbury players have challenged themselves to halt South Sydney's big men in a match which will have serious ramifications on the team's top eight placing.
The NRL has floated the prospect of introducing a third on-field referee in 2016 as part of a sweeping series of mooted changes hailed as the biggest to the game since the introduction of the video referee.
Canterbury could be set for a showdown with the NRL as the Bulldogs request compensation for the near $300,000 they will lose because of back-to-back Thursday night games.
Jake Friend finally tasted success against Cameron Smith for the first time earlier this year. Now after shadowing him when Friend was called into Queensland's extended Origin squad, the Roosters No.9 is slowly gaining traction as the long-term replacement to the Melbourne captain at the representative level.