John Sattler after the 1970 NSWRL Grand Final. Sattler suffered three fractures to his jaw in the opening minutes but refused to leave the field. South Sydney won 23-12.

John Sattler after the 1970 NSWRL Grand Final. Sattler suffered three fractures to his jaw in the opening minutes but refused to leave the field.

2014 NRL Grand Final - South Sydney v Canterbury - Pictures - Zimbio

2014 NRL Grand Final - South Sydney v Canterbury

Souths players celebrate with the Provan Summons trophy after their teams win at the 2014 NRL Grand Final match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on October 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Souths South Sydney Rabbitohs versus Easts Roosters Rugby League Sign

Souths South Sydney Rabbitohs versus Easts Roosters Rugby League Sign

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Dark days: The protest march of 2000.

Journalist and rugby league historian Ian Heads recounts the often rocky road the Rabbitohs have faced in returning to the grand final stage.

Tough going: George Piggins is cautioned by the referee during the 1971 NRL…

The battle-hardened South Sydney unit wore down St George in what was the Rabbitohs last grand final appearance to date.

Jersey #14 of 32 for Rd11 when in 1959 we wore the Rabbit logo for the first time @SSFCRABBITOHS jersey #GoRabbitohs

Jersey of 32 for when in 1959 we wore the Rabbit logo for the first time jersey

Bryson Goodwin Signed House of El, Man of Steel, Superman Player Issue Jersey

Bryson Goodwin Signed House of El, Man of Steel, Superman Player Issue Jersey

Here's Bob McCarthy on his victory lap tour of Souths in 1978 outside the club. Was he a 'Cellarman' like the rest?

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Here's Bob McCarthy on his victory lap tour of Souths in 1978 outside the club. Was he a 'Cellarman' like the rest?

Coaching days: South Sydney coach Clive Churchill is chaired off the field by teammates after Souths won the 1967 rugby league grand final 12-10 against the Canterbury Bulldogs at the SCG.

Coaching days: South Sydney coach Clive Churchill is chaired off the field by teammates after Souths won the 1967 rugby league grand final against the Canterbury Bulldogs at the SCG.

Bouncing back: John Sutton and Greg Inglis celebrate South Sydney's win over St Helens.

After South Sydney Rabbitohs slip up, NRL Integrity Unit won't let itself be fooled again

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