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Rabbitohs captain Greg Inglis says team mate John Sutton is an unsung hero in the NRL and will make his family proud when he runs out for his 250th NRL game tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon in Cairns.

“Since 1908 he’s the first player to go through and play his 250th game, so it’s great milestone for himself and for his Club,” Inglis said.

“He’ll play like he always plays; with a lot of heart and a lot of pride and he’ll make his family proud.”

Inglis says he will doing everything he can to make sure the celebration for his friend’s 250th game is a happy one.

“I’ve become really close mates with Sutto,” Inglis explained.

“We’ve grown a very close bond on and off the field, and I’m pretty sure there will be a couple of tears tonight after the presentation (of his game jersey) as well.”

To hear Inglis’ full tribute to John Sutton, press play on the video player.

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