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Alex Johnston has become the greatest try-scorer in South Sydney's 115-year history after claiming a hat-trick in the Rabbitohs 44-18 win over Wests Tigers.
Johnston starred as Souths fought back from 12-0 down with the proud Indigenous winger taking his career tally of tries of 147.
Nathan Merritt scored 146 tries for the foundation club.
The victory ensured the up-and-down Rabbitohs will enter the State of Origin period with a 6-6 record for the season.
Crucially, Cameron Murray also got through the win unscathed on return from a shoulder injury and he will be named in Brad Fittler's NSW team on Sunday.
The Indigenous winger wrote himself into the history books during the Indigenous round, beating Nathan Merritt's old record to become the Rabbitohs' leading tryscorer
At just 27 years old, Johnston has years of play left in him - and he could set a scoring mark that will stand for a very long time
But the man of the night was Johnston as Accor Stadium turned into a party venue for the La Perouse junior during the NRL's Indigenous Round.
Aged just 27 and with years still ahead of him, there