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On This Day: Sattler becomes the third Rabbitoh to Captain his country

On this day in 1969, John Sattler became the third Rabbitoh to captain his country!

During a decade’s worth of service to South Sydney, Sattler played 195 first grade games, played in four Premiership winning teams and six Grand Finals and represented the Kangaroos.

Gentleman John: The Sattler Story

He is most commonly known for playing on in the 1970 Grand Final with a broken jaw, going down in Rugby League folklore as one of the toughest players to ever play the game!

Acknowledgement of Country

South Sydney Rabbitohs respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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