Awesome foursome - The best from Reynolds' boot

South Sydney Rabbitohs halfback Adam Reynolds became the second highest goal scorer for the Club on Sunday so we decided to look back on some of his best strikes off the kicking tee. 

 

Round 1 2015 v Brisbane Broncos – Fifty Metre Special

In the first round of the 2015 season, the Rabbitohs put the Brisbane Broncos to the sword at Suncorp Stadium with a 36-6 defeat, proving their premiership credentials with a complete performance.

As the fulltime siren went, with the score reading 34-6, Brisbane prop James Gavet clipped hooker Issac Luke over the chin with his shoulder, and referee Gerard Sutton blew a penalty on halfway.

Surprising supporters and punters alike, the sharpshooter halfback opted to take the penalty kick, backing himself to nail the shot, 50 metres out from the goalposts. 

And in typical fashion, Reynolds sent the ball over the sticks, straight as an arrow, with no fuss.

As the Steeden sailed over, commentator Ray Warren said in amazement: "It's got the line, it's got the length, it's got the direction, and it's got the two points!"

 

Round 10 2016 v Parramatta Eels – Cool Hand Adam

Just a week after their salary cap dramas in 2016, the Parramatta Eels hosted the Rabbitohs at Pirtek Stadium on a cold May night, with their fans baying for blood after their side was stripped of competition points and forced to release fan favourite - and Souths junior - Nathan Peats. 

A spirited Eels side came out to play, at one point leading the Red and Greens 20-6. But again, the Rabbitohs sparked a memorable comeback, with Greg Inglis and Bryson Goodwin wreaking havoc on the left side to bring the scores to 20-all with just minutes to spare.

The Parramatta crowd, filled with frustration and emotion, produced a raucous performance to try and put goalkicker Adam Reynolds off his game.

But in one of the most concentrated displays on a Rugby League field, Reynolds sent the ball straight down the barrel, and gave a bit back to the crowd for good measure, giving the Rabbitohs a 22-20 victory.

 

Round 22 2017 v St George Illawarra Dragons – Sinking the Saints

In Round 22 the Rabbitohs hosted traditional rivals in the Dragons at the hallowed Sydney Cricket Ground in a late-season clash. 

At such a historic venue that held so many of the premiership victories of the Club, it was no surprise to see the Red and Green find another gear to mount a historic comeback.

Trailing 24-14 with just five minutes left on the clock, Souths clicked into gear, manufacturing two tries in three minutes to take the scores to 24-all 

With John Sutton running rampant on the left-hand side, the ball swung left to winger Bryson Goodwin, who touched down in the corner, and it was up to Reynolds to bring the Rabbitohs victory.

As he had done on so many occasions prior, the number 7 struck the ball to perfection, curving it through the posts to take the cake. 

 

Round 10 2018 v St George Illawarra Dragons - Four point conversion

It may not have been his best attempt with the boot but it turned out to be his most fruitful. 

In Round 10 this year the Rabbitohs led competition leads the Dragons 14-4 with just eight minutes remaining. 

After breaking upfield following a Ben Hunt error, the Rabbitohs were awarded a penalty after the Dragons' scrambling defence was pinged for taking too long to move away from the play the ball. 

Opting to take the extra two points from a relatively easy angle Reynolds fired his conversion right against the upright.

In unforeseen circumstances, the ball bounced right back into the waiting arms of the halfback who regathered the ball to earn his side an attacking set. 

Two tackles later Reynolds produced a chaotic grubber that ricocheted off Gareth Widdop into the path of winger Campbell Graham, who slammed the ball down to win the game for Souths. 

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