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Robbie Farah

Robbie Farah
  • Date of Birth: 23-01-1984
  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 91kg
  • Position: Hooker
  • Rep. Honours: Eight Test matches for Australia (2009-10, 2012-14); Four Nations (2009-11, 2014); World Cup (2013); 16 State of Origin matches for New South Wales (2009, 2012-16); five games for Prime Minister’s XIII (2006, 2008-09, 2013-14); six matches for City Origin (2006-07, 2009-12); two games for the NRL All Stars (2010, 2013); one game for Lebanon (2002)
  • Junior Clubs: Enfield Federals, Leichhardt Wanderers
  • Previous Clubs: Tigers (2003-16)
  • FG Debut: Tigers vs Sea Eagles, Leichhardt Oval, 8 June 2003 (Rd 13)
  • Club Debut: Rabbitohs vs Tigers, ANZ Stadium, 3 March 2017 (Rd 1)

Robbie Farah joins the Rabbitohs with vast experience at NRL, State of Origin and International levels. Will be looking to establish himself in the Rabbitohs' top 17 from the get-go in 2017. Loves Liverpool in the English Premier League.

Nickname: Faf, Faffy

Birthplace: Sydney, NSW

Hobbies: Cooking, fishing, movies

Awards and Honours: NSW True Blue for showing qualities on which the NSW culture is built (2015) | Brad Fittler Medal for New South Wales' Best Player in the State of Origin Series (2012) | Dally M Hooker of the Year (2007, 2010) | RLIF Hooker of the Year (2010)

NRL Games:

271 (24 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Tries:

63 (2 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Goals:

12 (0 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Field Goals:

16 (0 for the Rabbitohs)

NRL Points:

292 (8 for the Rabbitohs)

What are your goals in rugby league?

Win another Premiership and Win State of Origin

What is your earliest football memory?

State of Origin nights at home with the family

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

Get dressed right before left

If you weren’t playing rugby league for a living, you would be?

A Chef

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

South Africa

You are now at SSFC, why do you want to represent SSFC and what are your goals?


What is your coffee order?

Strong piccolo

Biggest influence on your career?

Tim Sheens and Royce Simmons

Favourite sportsperson?

Steven Gerrard

Favourite superhero?