Issac Luke is rated one of the most damaging hookers in the competition, earning his over 120 appearances for the Rabbitohs and 23 Tests for the New Zealand Kiwis. Issac is a keen musician. Issac was married to Mickayela in 2012 and is the father of three kids. Issac was awarded the RLPA New Zealand Representative Player of the Year Award in 2013.
Junior club: Hawera Hawks
Place of birth: Hawera, New Zealand
Representative honours: 29 Tests for New Zealand (2008-13); World Cup (2008 - Champions, 2013); Four Nations (2009-11); One game for NZ All Golds (2008); Junior Kiwis 2004-05; NZ Under 16s 2002
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Storm, Olympic Park, 2 June 2007 (Rd 12)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Storm, Olympic Park, 2 June 2007 (Rd 12)
First Grade Games: 150 (150 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Tries: 33 (33 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Goals: 111 (111 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Points: 354 (354 for the Rabbitohs)
What do you like to do outside of football: I like to play with my three kids. I love music and playing PlayStation.
What do you remember about your debut game: Being tired after five minutes.
What are your goals in Rugby League: To be the best hooker in the world and to be a legend out of New Zealand.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: Never let anyone tell you that you can't.
What was your first job: Cook at a fast food restaurant.
What are you reading at the moment: This questionnaire!
Favourite book: Where's Wally?
Favourite song/album on your iPod: Best song - Alonto. Best album - Hell Freezes Over by The Eagles.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: Bora Bora.
Where is one place in the world you want to go, but are yet to travel to: America.
Which actor would play you best in a movie: Jacob Black from Twilight.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions: Always eat porridge for breakfast.
Which meal do you cook best: Boil up.
What could you not live without: My wife.
What was your best subject at school: PE.
What was your worst subject at school: Science.
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: Farming.
Earliest football memory: Chasing my little brother because he was running the wrong way.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: Winning the World Cup.
Moment that changed your career: Coming to the Bunnies and playing first grade.
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Reaching your goal is sometimes never enough. Reaching past your goal will get you to where you really want to be. Raise the bar each time you compete. Love what you do best.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: We have a few. Luke Keary and Chris Centrone, but I'm a big fan of Api Koroisau.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): Give my kids what they want. Make sure they're secure before I die. To be the best husband and father ever.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): My Dad, two brothers, my son. Basically my whole family. They've all played a part in my life.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby league so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Getting married and having children.
Of all the past South Sydney players, who are the top three you would liked to have played with? (Drew S. – Member # 36922): John Sattler, Ron Coote and Bob McCarthy.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): Trust and honesty.
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): I hate losing, so when the Members and fans get down, I get down. I play for each and every one of the Members and fans. My passion is the red and green.
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Ruben Wiki and Steve Renouf.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): It would mean the same as every Member and fan, past and present. South Sydney 'Til I Die. To me it would be something I would love to give to our Club, Members and fans.
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Adam Reynolds - because I was last year!
What is the funniest thing you've seen or heard on a football field? (Scott - Member # 5475): Jamie Simpson had an accident in his tights and had to play the whole half with it still there!
At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? (Anthony D. - Member # 12410): A people's champ.