South Sydney Story

Tuesday, October 30 at 9 p.m. on Star!

This week we see Russell Crowe get in touch with his feminine side, as he declares to his team that winning is more than just throwing money at players and facilities.

When it comes to running this newly-acquired rugby league team, the thing that will make the difference is simple…LOVE.

Will big, new signings and a new coach give South Sydney Rabbitohs fans hope?

To get the team to this stage, Crowe and Peter Holmes à Court have had to spend big.

Now the Pride of the League has to build from scratch – literally!

See how their new training/playing facilities measure up!

Two men and one team with everything to lose.

Watch as a once triumphant rugby club struggles to rebuild itself with the help of none other than Academy Award winning actor Russell Crowe in South Sydney Story, premiering October 23, 2007 at 9:00pm ET on Star!

Hold on to your hats sports fans! This documentary-style reality program tells a sports story of epic proportions catapulting the viewer deep into the heart of the Australian Ruby League.

Once labeled “The Pride of the League,” the South Sydney Rabitohs have fallen on hard times. That is until they are thrown a three million dollar life line by die hard fans actor Russell Crowe and business man Peter Homes a Court.

In six thirty-minute episodes, South Sydney Story captures the controversy that overshadowed their purchase of the team and the culture shock surrounding their anticipated arrival to the working-class club.

There are new owners, new players, new facilities, a new coach and new drama, but in the end it’s all about footy as the cameras roll on what has become the most successful year for the Rabitohs in more than a decade.

From the bumps and bruises to the tears and cheers, watch as this infamous team battles its way into history both on and off the field. Tune in to South Sydney Story, premiering October 23, 2007 at 9:00pm ET on Star!.