Classic Match: 1986

The 1986 'Battle of Belmore' was one of the most vicious matches we have every played against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

After suffering defeat to the reigning premiers in the ANZAC Day round earlier that year, the return fixture at Belmore Sports Ground between a high-flying Souths side and the Bulldogs spilled over into a spiteful contest filled with brawling, sin-binning and arguments.

Souths prevailed on enemy territory, winning the match 17-8 in front of a fired up sea of blue and white supporters.