The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their NRL squad for round 25 against the St George Illawarra Dragons to be played this Saturday 4 September at 7:35pm at Sunshine Coast Stadium.
Rabbitohs Head Coach Wayne Bennett has made a host of changes to the team that defeated the Sydney Roosters last Friday night, resting eight players that played in the 54-12 victory.
Team List Announcement Round 25
Mark Nicholls has been named to captain the Rabbitohs for the first time in his career, a side that will feature Blake Taaffe at fullback, Taane Milne on the wing, Braidon Burns at centre, Lachlan Ilias at halfback, Peter Mamouzelos at hooker, Patrick Mago at prop, and Dean Hawkins, Tautau Moga, Jed Cartwright and Davvy Moale on the interchange bench.
The Rabbitohs players will wear special one-off jerseys in Saturday’s game, with each individual jersey featuring the name of a Rabbitohs supporter in place of the Club’s major home corporate partner Aqualand. The jerseys will then be signed and gifted to those Rabbitohs supporters after the match to thank them for their ongoing support of South Sydney.
The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ NRL squad for Saturday’s clash with the Dragons is:
Match: Rabbitohs v Dragons
Round 25 -
Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Blake TaaffeFullback for Dragons is number 1 Tyrell Sloan
Winger for Rabbitohs is number 2 Taane MilneWinger for Dragons is number 2 Mathew Feagai
Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Braidon BurnsCentre for Dragons is number 3 Jack Bird
Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Campbell GrahamCentre for Dragons is number 4 Gerard Beale
Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Jaxson PauloWinger for Dragons is number 5 Mikaele Ravalawa
Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Benji MarshallFive-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Talatau Amone
Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Lachlan IliasHalfback for Dragons is number 7 Corey Norman
Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Tevita TatolaProp for Dragons is number 8 Blake Lawrie
Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Peter MamouzelosHooker for Dragons is number 9 Jayden Sullivan
Prop for Rabbitohs is number 16 Jed CartwrightProp for Dragons is number 10 Josh McGuire
2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 Jaydn Su'A2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Billy Burns
2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Jacob Host2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tariq Sims
Lock for Rabbitohs is number 13 Mark NichollsLock for Dragons is number 13 Jack De Belin
Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 10 Patrick MagoInterchange for Dragons is number 14 Freddy Lussick
Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 14 Dean HawkinsInterchange for Dragons is number 15 Tyrell Fuimaono
Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 15 Tautau MogaInterchange for Dragons is number 16 Daniel Alvaro
Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 17 Davvy MoaleInterchange for Dragons is number 17 Poasa Faamausili
Reserve for Rabbitohs is number 18 Jai ArrowReserve for Dragons is number 21 Kaide Ellis
- Referee: Matt Cecchin
- Touch Judge: Peter Gough
- Touch Judge: Wyatt Raymond
- Senior Review Official: Chris Butler