Melbourne star Josh Addo-Carr has made history by becoming the first player to score six tries during an elite-level Australian rugby league game in more than 70 years.
The NSW Origin winger returned the remarkable haul in a 50-0 demolition of South Sydney, putting the Rabbitohs’ NRL premiership hopes in serious doubt.
No team in history has conceded 50 points in a season and gone on to win the premiership that year.
In a miserable night for the depleted Rabbitohs, Addo-Carr ran riot on the right edge with four tries in the first half and two in the second.
Addo-Carr is the first player to score six tries in a game since Jack Troy did it for Newtown in 1950 .
The 50-point victory brought to an end Souths’ seven-game winning streak after…