The South Sydney Rabbitohs will play a home fixture at North Sydney Oval on Saturday 6 May at 11am against the Sydney Roosters in round ten of the NSW Cup competition, as part of the NSW Rugby League’s version of Magic Round.

The Rabbitohs vs Roosters clash is the first of three games to be played at North Sydney Oval on Saturday, with North Sydney Bears taking on the Warriors at 1pm and the Parramatta Eels playing the Western Suburbs Magpies at 3pm.

Yileen Gordon will play his 100th game for the Rabbitohs across all grades this weekend.

The Rabbitohs Jersey Flegg Cup under 21s men’s team have a bye in round ten.

The NSW Cup team to play the Roosters on Saturday is:

  1. Blake Taaffe

  2. Tom Carr

  3. Jacob Gagai

  4. Richie Kennar

  5. Izaac Tu’itupou Thompson

  6. Dion Teaupa

  7. Dean Hawkins (c)

  8. Ben Lovett

  9. Peter Mamouzelos

  10. Daniel Suluka Fifita

  11. Maila Chanfoon

  12. Ethan O’Neill

  13. Tallis Duncan


  1. Shannon Gardiner

  2. Jaxson Rahme

  3. Yileen Gordon

  4. Brock Gray

  5. Marco Moretti

  6. Tyson Hodge

  7. Cody Hodge

Coach – Joe O’Callaghan

One of those players in the 200-game club at the Rabbitohs is prop Thomas Burgess who will play his 219th NRL match this Saturday night, moving him into outright third on the Club’s all-time first grade games list, behind only John Sutton (336 games) and Adam Reynolds (231 games).

The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ squad for Saturday’s Magic Round ten match against the Storm is:

  1. Latrell Mitchell
  2. Alex Johnston
  3. Isaiah Tass
  4. Campbell Graham
  5. Taane Milne
  6. Cody Walker
  7. Lachlan Ilias
  8. Junior Tatola
  9. Damien Cook
  10. Hame Sele
  11. Michael Chee Kam
  12. Jacob Host
  13. Cameron Murray (c)


  1. Jed Cartwright
  2. Jai Arrow
  3. Liam Knight
  4. Thomas Burgess
  5. Josiah Karapani
  6. Blake Taaffe
  7. Daniel Suluka Fifita
  8. Ben Lovett
  9. Dean Hawkins

Coach – Jason Demetriou

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