NRL Sunday

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Greg Inglis has been a revelation at fullback. Picture: Mark Evans/dailytelegraph.com.au
Wests Tigers  go into this clash off the back of three straight defeats and are again without skipper Robbie Farah, who will serve the second week of a two match ban for a dangerous throw. Despite early reports to the contrary, Benji Marshall is likely to play.

Like the Tigers, Souths  have won just one match and blew an early 12-0 lead against the Broncos last week to lose 20-12. The return of Scott Geddes sees Sam Burgess move to the backrow while Dave Taylor drops back to the bench.

History – There has been nothing between these sides, with eighteen matches producing nine wins apiece, while the four games at Allianz Stadium have seen each team win twice. The Rabbitohs have won three of the past four meetings between the sides however.

Dangermen – Beau Ryan  has scored four tries on the left wing for the Tigers this year, while the Rabbitohs conceded four on their left edge against Brisbane last week. Souths will have to tighten up their defence on that side of the field or Ryan will continue to add to his tally.

Greg Inglis  has starred for the bunnies since being moved to fullback and appears to enjoy seeing more of the ball. He has only scored one try this year but unfortunately for the Tigers, he is due.

Prediction – Both of these sides have struggled to put together a full 80 minutes performance this season but it is the Rabbitohs that have appeared the most likely. Without Farah leading them around the park, the Tigers will struggle again. Rabbitohs 1 -13

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