Luke Keary makes the step up to the NRL squad at the Rabbitohs after a strong season as captain of the Rabbitohs' under 20s team in 2012. A crafty half with all of the skills, Keary will look to force his way into the Rabbitohs line up during the 2013 season.
Junior club: Hills District Bulls
Place of birth: Ipswich, QLD
Representative honours: Toyota Cup Team of the Year 2012; Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union 2010.
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Knights, ANZ Stadium, 1 June 2013 (Rd 12)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Knights, ANZ Stadium, 1 June 2013 (Rd 12)
First Grade Games: 10 (10 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Tries: 2 (2 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Points: 8 (8 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Games: 24 (24 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Tries: 20 (20 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Points: 80 (80 for the Rabbitohs)
What do you like to do outside of football: Play golf.
Community activities: Teachers' Aide with Souths Cares.
Education: Studying a Bachelor of Business at university.
What are your goals in Rugby League: To earn a spot in first grade and to win a premiership.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: Work hard.
What was your first job: Bouncer.
What are you reading at the moment: To Kill a Mockingbird.
Favourite book: 50 Shades of Grey.
Favourite song/album on your iPod: Mumford and Sons - Little Lion Man.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: England.
Where is one place in the world you want to go, but are yet to travel to: Dubai.
Which actor would play you best in a movie: Denzel Washington.
Which meal do you cook best: Chicken cordon bleu with smoked Barramundi and lemon pure.
What was your best subject at school: Mechatronic Science.
What was your worst subject at school: Italian.
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: Scientist.
Earliest football memory: School footy in under 12s.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: Winning the under 16s premiership.
Moment that changed your career: Coming to Souths.
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Work hard everyday at training and outside.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: Api Koroisau - great player.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): Travel through Europe.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): Mother and father.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby league so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Winning the 2008 Australian Spelling Championship.
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, Bob McCarthy and Ron Coote.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): Desire, will and belief.
Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time (Carl H. – Member # 3002): John Sattler.
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): Very proud jersey with a rich history.
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Allan Langer and Darren Lockyer.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): It's the ultimate achievement.
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Issac Luke. He's just annoying.
What is the funniest thing you've seen or heard on a football field? (Scott - Member # 5475): Justin Hunt's running technique!
At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? (Anthony D. - Member # 12410): A champion.