Wests Tigers five eighth, Kevin McGuinness ran in four tries to cap off a great game.
Souths were never in the match and went to the half time break trailing 24-0. By fulltime they had completed a mammoth 318 tackles compared to Wests Tigers' 175 tackles.
The win moves Wests Tigers to 16 points on the NRL ladder, four points shy of eighth spot, giving fans some faint hope of making the semis.
3:00PM, Sunday 04 August 2002 Aussie Stadium (SFS) Referee: S Richards