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After lifting themselves off the bottom of the NSW Cup ladder in the middle of the season, the North Sydney Bears bowed out of the competition's Finals Series, going down to the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs by 22-4 at Belmore Oval over the weekend.

The four tries to one effort saw Rabbitohs squad member, John Olive, pick up the only four points for the North Sydney side – Olive racing in for the last points of the game with 26 minutes remaining.

Norths finished the NSW Cup season in eighth position on 26 competition points – a dramatic turn-around from earlier in the season after languishing at the bottom of the table.


Bulldogs 22 (Jaline Graham 2, Pat O’Hanlon, Jarrod McInally, tries; Levi Dodd 3 goals)


Bears 4 (John Olive, try)


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NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series – Week 1
Qualifying Final: Friday, September 11, 7.55pm, Allianz Stadium
NRL: (1) Sydney Roosters v (4) Melbourne Storm
Holden Cup: (6) Sydney Roosters v (7) NZ Warriors, 5.15pm
Elimination Final: Saturday, September 12, 5.50pm, ANZ Stadium
NRL: (5) Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v (8) St George Illawarra Dragons
Holden Cup: (1) Penrith Panthers v (4) Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles, 3.10pm
Qualifying Final:  Saturday, September 12, 7.55pm, Suncorp Stadium
NRL: (2) Brisbane Broncos v (3) North Qld Cowboys
Holden Cup: (2) Nth Qld Cowboys v (3) Brisbane Broncos, 5.15pm
Elimination Final: Sunday, September 13, 4.10pm, Allianz Stadium
NRL: (6) Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks v (7) South Sydney Rabbitohs
Holden Cup: (5) Wests Tigers v (8) Canberra Raiders, 1.30pm

You can still become a Member for season 2015 and support the Red and Green in the NRL Finals Series. Purchase a Membership today and gain access to NRL Finals Series tickets so you can see the Rabbitohs live in action. Call 02 8306 9922 today to organise your Membership today!

Members Finals Ticket On Sale Times:

2015 Ticketed Members Presale
- Monday September 7 at 10:00am.
- Members can purchase up to 10 tickets through their unique AAN Number
- 2015 Ticketed Members will receive an email on Sunday night with their AAN number for the pre-sale at 10am Monday September 7th.

2015 Non-Ticketed Members
- Monday September 7 at 5:00pm
- Members can purchase up to 10 tickets via a unique password
- Non Ticketed Members will receive an email on Monday afternoon with their unique password

General Public - Tuesday 10am


2015 Premium Members and Finals Guarantee purchasers will receive an email once the fixture has been confirmed with important ticket and purchasing information for the Rabbitohs Week 1 Finals Match.

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