The South Sydney Rabbitohs have joined forces with the South East Junior Oztag Association to help grow participation in junior sport.
South East Junior Oztag Association was established in 2007 and currently has more than 3,500 registered players with competitions running from Heffron Park and Centennial Park over summer.
Under the new partnership, all junior Oztag players in the South Sydney catchment will now be playing in 'Rabbitohs Tag' competitions.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs will also be sponsoring junior representative Oztag sides and providing resources to grow the number of registered Oztag players within the South Sydney region.
The partnership will also support Rugby League teams playing in the Souths Juniors competition to stay together and maintain their skills and fitness over summer.
Rabbitohs Chief Commercial Officer, Shannon Donato was thrilled to launch the historic partnership.
'The significance of this partnership cannot be underestimated.
This will have a massive impact for Rugby League pathways and growing our Rabbitohs membership and supporter base in the region'.
Leah Bell, Director of South East Junior Oztag Association was also excited about the partnership with the Rabbitohs.
'The Rabbitohs team have a huge following in the area and this partnering will help us reach more junior players and get more young people active and involved in team in sport'.
For more information about playing Oztag, please see here.