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John Sutton

John Sutton
  • Date of Birth: 05-11-1984
  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 105kg
  • Position: Five-eighth, Lock, Second Row
  • Rep. Honours: NSW State of Origin squad (2013); City Origin (2008-09); Prime Minister’s XIII (2005)
  • Junior Clubs: Kensington United
  • FG Debut: Rabbitohs vs Broncos, Suncorp Stadium, 4 July 2004 (Rd 17)
  • Club Debut: Rabbitohs vs Broncos, Suncorp Stadium, 4 July 2004 (Rd 17)
  • Instagram: jsutto

John Sutton had the honour of lifting the trophy as captain when the Rabbitohs won their 21st premiership in 2014, and will enter his 13th season with the Rabbitohs as the Club’s most capped player. Souths junior from the Kensington United and Coogee-Randwick Wombats clubs. Father to daughter Pippi and son Ace. Loves surfing.

Nickname: Sutto

Birthplace: Sydney, NSW

Hobbies: Surfing, cruising with the family

Awards and Honours: Premiership-winning captain (2014) George Piggins Medallist (2009, 2012-13) Coaches Award (2008) Supporters' Choice Award (2005)

NRL Games:

269 (269 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Tries:

53 (53 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Goals:

7 (7 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Field Goals:

1 (1 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Points:

227 (227 for the Rabbitohs)


What’s your earliest football memory?

When I was 5 playing for La Perouse in Yarra

If I wasn’t playing Rugby League for a living, I would be...

Living in Hawaii

Do you have a pre-game lucky charm or superstition?

I have to shake everyone’s hand after our team meeting

Favourite Sportsperson?

Tom Brady and John John Florence

Biggest influence on your career?

My parents

Where is one place in the world you want to visit?

Mentawai Islands

What is your coffee order?

Long black

Why do you love playing for Souths?

It’s been my life, I always wanted to play for Souths

Favourite Superhero?

Superman