Josh Starling made his NRL debut in 2012 and will be working hard to earn more game time in the 2013 season. Played in a Toyota Cup Grand Final with the Rabbitohs before playing in the Queensland Cup. He returned to the Rabbitohs from the Broncos in 2012. Has his Rabbitohs first grade player number tattooed on his stomach.
Junior club: Helensburgh Tigers
Place of birth: Woonona, NSW
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Cowboys, ANZ Stadium, 28 April 2012 (Rd 8)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Cowboys, ANZ Stadium, 28 April 2012 (Rd 8)
First Grade Games: 3 (3 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Games: 44 (44 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Tries: 4 (4 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Points: 16 (16 for the Rabbitohs)
What do you like to do outside of football: Wittle animals from timber.
Education: Completed Year 12 at Illawarra Sports High.
What do you remember about your debut game: Very fast and physical.
What are your goals in Rugby League: Play consistent first grade.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: If you aren't first, you're last.
What was your first job: Night packer at a supermarket.
Favourite book: Harry Potter.
Favourite song/album on your iPod: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - Consequence.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: Canada.
Where is one place in the world you want to go, but are yet to travel to: Europe.
Which actor would play you best in a movie: Will Ferrell.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions: I put my boots on last.
What could you not live without: Oxygen.
What was your best subject at school: Maths.
What was your worst subject at school: History.
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: A tradesman.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: My debut.
Moment that changed your career: Coming back to Souths from Queensland.
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Hard work pays off.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: Luke Keary. He's fast and a good ball player.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): Travel the world.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): Johno my Helensburgh Coach, and my family.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby League so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Finishing my personal trainers courses.
Of all the past South Sydney players, who are the top three you would liked to have played with? (Drew S. – Member # 36922): Mark Judd, John Sattler and Bob McCarthy.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): A common goal.
Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time (Carl H. – Member # 3002): Mark Judd.
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): It means a lot to me as I'm a life long fan.
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Brad Fittler, Andrew Johns and Matt King.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): Everything.
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Ben Te'o. He's always trying to take me out.
What is the funniest thing you've seen or heard on a football field? (Scott - Member # 5475): Brad Davis and his constant banter.
At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? (Anthony D. - Member # 12410): Being tough and being a good player.