Rabbitohs Auckland Nines Squad Announced

Robbie Rochow, Robert Jennings, Anthony Cherrington, Tyrell Fuimaono, Cam Murray and Braidon Burns  will run out in the red and green of South Sydney for the first time at next weekend’s NRL Auckland Nines.

Five off-season recruits and 2015 recruit Murray have been included in a 19-man squad names by Rabbitohs head coach Michael Maguire for the two-day tournament at Eden Park.

Second rower Rochow joined the club from Newcastle, while Jennings and fellow centres Burns were signed from Penrith and Junior Kangaroos representative Fuimaono has moved from Parramatta

Cherrington, who has previously played for Sydney Roosters and Penrith, is looking to revive his NRL career after three years with Redcliffe Dolphins in Queensland’s Intrust Super Cup.

The squad also includes NSW State of Origin halfback Adam Reynolds, who was named player of the tournament at the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines after steering the Rabbitohs to victory over Cronulla in the final. Partnering Reynolds in the play making duties will be last year's RLPA Rookie of the Year Cody Walker.

Other players chosen by Maguire include New Zealand Test representative Bryson Goodwin, England prop Thomas Burgess, five-eighth Cody Walker and hooker Damien Cook.

The Rabbitohs have been drawn in the Hunua pool and will play matches against the Canberra Raiders and Sydney Roosters on Saturday, 4 February and North Queensland Cowboys on Sunday, 5 February.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs team for the NRL Auckland Nines is:

0) Angus Crichton
1) Damien Cook
3) Bryson Goodwin
4) Aaron Gray
5) Zane Musgrove
6) Siosifa Talakai
7) Adam Reynolds
8) Tyrell Fuimaono
10) Braidon Burns
12) Kyle Turner
13) Alex Johnston
15) Anthony Cherrington
16) Cody Walker
18) Hymel Hunt
19) Robert Jennings
21) Thomas Burgess
22) Robbie Rochow
72) Cam Murray
88) Dave Tyrrell

Head Coach – Michael Maguire