SC rolling coverage: Carty, Burgess deliver

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Bryce Cartwright set-up three tries against the Bunnies.

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PANTHERS V RABBITOHS

Injuries/reports:

* No major injuries

* John Sutton did cop another hit to the face after breaking his nose last week.

* Aaron Gray suffered a cut to the head.

Talking points:

SuperCoaches who VC’d Bryce Cartwright or Sam Burgess are set to be handsomely rewarded.

* Burgess posted 99 points on the back of an inspired performance in the second half. He scored two tries, made 31 tackles and 28 points from hit-ups over eight metres.

* The CartyParty was in full swing (102 points) as the Bunnies struggled to contain him when he had the ball in hand. Cartwright orchestrated three tries, made a line break, two line break assists and five offloads.

* Cheapie of the week, Nathan Cleary(60 points) showed his pedigree as a future halves star. The youngster scored a try and made 16 points from goals.

Highlights:

* Trent Merrin is firming as even more of a priority as a final 17 player after he posted an impressive 90 points. Merrin played 80 minutes where he made 43 tackles, a tackle bust, three offloads an 36 points from hit-ups over eight metres.

* Early season cheapie Cody Walker (76 points) keeps on repaying the faith his owners have showed in him. Walker set-up a try, made four tackle busts, one linebreak and 20 points from goals.

* Greg Inglis (75points) showed glimpses of the brilliance he is capable of. He scored a try, made five tackle busts and a linebreak.

Lowlights:

* Potential POD, Tyrone Peachey had a quiet game and would have disappointed his owners with 33 points — considering he went into the match with a five-game average of 76. The only attacking stats registered were two tackle busts.

Aaron Gray was missing in action out on the edge for the Rabbitohs and finished with a low 15 points.

Sam Burgess scored two tries against the Panthers.

Sam Burgess scored two tries against the Panthers.Source:AAP

Final Teams:

Panthers: 1 Matt Moylan 2 Josh Mansour 3 Waqa Blake 4 Tyrone Peachey 5 Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 6 Bryce Cartwright 7 Nathan Cleary 8 Leilani Latu 9 Peter Wallace 10 Reagan Campbell-Gillard 11 Isaah Yeo 12 Trent Merrin 13 Suaia Matagi. Interchange: 14 Sitaleki Akauola 15 Jeremy Latimore 16 Chris Grevsmuhl 20. James Fisher-Harris

James Fisher-Harris earned a spot on the bench with Moses Leota missing out.

Rabbitohs: 2. Alex Johnston 4. Aaron Gray 19. Ed Murphy 3. Greg Inglis 20. Joe Burgess

1. Cody Walker 7. Luke Keary 8 Thomas Burgess 9 Cameron McInnes 10 Nathan Brwon 11 John Sutton 12. Kyle Turner 13. Sam Burgess Interchange: 5. Tautalatasi Tasi 14. Jason Clark 15. Patrice Siolo 17. David Tyrrell

Alex Johnston moves to fullback with Cody Walker partnering Luke Keary in the halves. Aaron Gray moves out to the wing with Ed Murphy and Greg Inglis in the centres. Tautalatasi Tasi drop to the bench with new signing Joe Burgess starting on the left wing ahead of him. Jack Gosiewski drop from the side.

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