NRL SEMI-FINALS WRAP
WHAT HAPPENED: Cronulla 21 bt Penrith 20 South Sydney 13 bt St George Illawarra 12 MAN OF THE SEMIS: Damien Cook bounced back from a quiet few weeks to run 131 metres out of dummy-half and was Souths’ leading tackler. KEY MOMENT: Chad Townsend’s composure shone through when he kicked Cronulla to victory over Penrith with a field goal in the dying minutes. TALKING POINT: South Sydney’s lewd video scandal is set to dominate discussion ahead of their preliminary final with the Sydney Roosters. STATS THAT MATTER: Adam Reynolds recovered from a shoulder injury to score all 13 of the Rabbitohs’ points in their win. INJURIES: Dragons - Tariq Sims (knee); Sharks - Paul Gallen (shoulder), Luke Lewis (calf). WHAT’S NEXT: Souths face Sydney Roosters in a blockbuster clash at Allianz Stadium on Saturday, while Melbourne host Cronulla on Friday night.