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Rabbitohs NRL Team for Round 17 Against Knights

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their NRL squad for round 17 against the Newcastle Knights at McDonald Jones Stadium to be played this Friday 8 July at 7:55pm.

Rabbitohs Head Coach Jason Demetriou has named Siliva Havili at hooker, Jed Cartwright in the second row and Mark Nicholls at lock to replace the team’s three State of Origin representatives in Damien Cook, Jai Arrow and Cameron Murray. Taane Milne has been named in the centres to replace the injured Campbell Graham. Latrell Mitchell will captain the Rabbitohs for the first time in Friday night’s game.

Team List Round Seventeen vs Knights

The Rabbitohs NSW Cup team team will play the Knights as a curtain-raiser to the NRL fixture at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday 8 July at 5:30pm. The Rabbitohs Jersey Flegg Cup team will play against the Knights at St Johns Oval in Newcastle on Saturday 9 July at 2pm. 

The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ NRL squad for Friday’s round 17 clash with the Knights is:

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Knights is number 1 Tex Hoy
    Fullback for Rabbitohs is number 1 Latrell Mitchell
  • Winger for Knights is number 2 Edrick Lee
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 5 Jaxson Paulo
  • Centre for Knights is number 3 Enari Tuala
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 3 Taane Milne
  • Centre for Knights is number 4 Bradman Best
    Centre for Rabbitohs is number 4 Isaiah Tass
  • Winger for Knights is number 5 Dominic Young
    Winger for Rabbitohs is number 20 Richard Kennar
  • Five-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Anthony Milford
    Five-Eighth for Rabbitohs is number 6 Cody Walker
  • Halfback for Knights is number 7 Adam Clune
    Halfback for Rabbitohs is number 7 Lachlan Ilias

Forwards

  • Prop for Knights is number 8 David Klemmer
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 8 Tevita Tatola
  • Hooker for Knights is number 9 Chris Randall
    Hooker for Rabbitohs is number 9 Siliva Havili
  • Prop for Knights is number 10 Daniel Saifiti
    Prop for Rabbitohs is number 17 Davvy Moale
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Tyson Frizell
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 11 Keaon Koloamatangi
  • 2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Mitchell Barnett
    2nd Row for Rabbitohs is number 12 Jed Cartwright
  • Lock for Knights is number 13 Kurt Mann
    Lock for Rabbitohs is number 14 Kodi Nikorima

Interchange

  • Interchange for Knights is number 14 Jayden Brailey
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 10 Thomas Burgess
  • Interchange for Knights is number 16 Leo Thompson
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 16 Michael Chee Kam
  • Interchange for Knights is number 17 Mat Croker
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 18 Daniel Suluka-Fifita
  • Interchange for Knights is number 19 Pasami Saulo
    Interchange for Rabbitohs is number 21 Shaquai Mitchell

Reserves

  • Replacement for Knights is number 18 Simi Sasagi
    Replacement for Rabbitohs is number 15 Blake Taaffe

Match Officials

  • Referee: Todd Smith
  • Touch Judge: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
  • Touch Judge: Wyatt Raymond
  • Senior Review Official: Ashley Klein

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