The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their 21-man NRL squad for their round 24 fixture against the New Zealand Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium this Friday 30 August at 8pm NZT (6pm AEST).
Round 24 Line Up vs Warriors
Head Coach Wayne Bennett has named Campbell Graham in the centres, replacing the suspended James Roberts with Alex Johnston returning from injury on the wing. Captain Sam Burgess comes back into the front row with Kyle Turner and Ethan Lowe added to the interchange bench.
The Rabbitohs Canterbury Cup side has the opportunity to secure the minor premiership when they take on the Wentworthville Magpies at the Metricon High Performance Centre at Redfern Oval on Saturday 31 August at 4pm, the final game to be played at the spiritual home of the Rabbitohs for season 2019.
The curtain raiser match at Redfern Oval at 2:15pm on Saturday is the Rabbitohs Jersey Flegg Cup side up against the Sydney Roosters as the young Rabbitohs look to push for a top four finish in the under 20s competition against their arch rivals.
With the NRL action for the Rabbitohs in Auckland this weekend, the Club is urging all Members and supporters based in Sydney to head to the Metricon High Performance Centre at Redfern Oval on Saturday to support the Canterbury Cup and Jersey Flegg Cup teams in the final round of the regular season in both of these competitions.
Members and supporters can enjoy a fun, community-focused day out at the footy with a Garlo’s Pie and a Young Henry’s beer, or a sausage sizzle and a soft drink, followed by a delicious dessert from the Bar Coco dessert truck. This is a dog-friendly event so all members of the family are welcome at Redfern Oval this weekend. All dogs must be on a leash before entering Redfern Oval. Tickets are just $5 for Rabbitohs Members, $10 for non-Members and all kids under 12 get free entry!
There will also be a huge South Sydney merchandise sale at the Rabbitohs Merchandise Store on Level 4, 265 Chalmers St in Redfern, directly across the road from Redfern Oval, on Saturday 31 August from 1pm. There is up to 60% off selected items in the range and the first 40 customers to spend over $100 in store will receive a free Rabbitohs lunch box valued at $19. Rabbitohs international player George Burgess will also be making an in-store visit between 1:30pm and 2:15pm on Saturday to meet and greet Members and supporters before the games commence across at Redfern Oval.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ 21-man NRL squad for Friday’s match against the Warriors is:
Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Roger Tuivasa-SheckFullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Adam Doueihi
Winger for Warriors is number 2 David Fusitu'aWinger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Alex Johnston
Centre for Warriors is number 3 Peta HikuCentre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Campbell Graham
Centre for Warriors is number 22 Adam PompeyCentre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Dane Gagai
Winger for Warriors is number 5 Ken MaumaloWinger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Corey Allan
Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Kodi NikorimaFive-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Blake GreenHalfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Adam Reynolds
Prop for Warriors is number 8 Agnatius PaasiProp for Rabbitohs is number 8 Sam Burgess
Hooker for Warriors is number 9 Issac LukeHooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Damien Cook
Prop for Warriors is number 10 Leeson Ah MauProp for Rabbitohs is number 10 Liam Knight
2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Adam Blair2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 John Sutton
2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Isaiah Papali'i2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Jaydn Su'A
Lock for Warriors is number 13 Jazz TevagaLock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Cameron Murray
Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Lachlan BurrInterchange for Rabbitohs is number 14 Tevita Tatola
Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Sam LisoneInterchange for Rabbitohs is number 15 Kyle Turner
Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Ligi SaoInterchange for Rabbitohs is number 16 Ethan Lowe
Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Chanel Harris-TavitaInterchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Mark Nicholls
- Referee: Grant Atkins
- Referee: Dave Munro
- Touch Judge: Chris McMillan
- Touch Judge: Clayton Sharpe
- Video Referee: Bryan Norrie
- Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy