With just days to go before the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ first trial of 2018 against against the Wigan Warriors – take a look back at some of the stories from Rabbitohs.com.au in the build-up.
Rabbitohs v Wigan – All you need to know
The South Sydney Rabbitohs’ 2018 season will kick off with a bang when the mighty Red and Green take on English Super League giants, Wigan Warriors, in one half of an international double header at ANZ Stadium.
Next month Members and Supporters will get the opportunity to witness the first ever double header between NRL and Super League teams as Souths face Wigan and St George Illawarra take on Hull FC.
This will be the first big opportunity for the team to see where they are at in terms of preparation for start of the NRL season. Need the details? Get them here!
Line up revealed
Head Coach Anthony Seibold named a 22-man squad ahead of the South Sydney Rabbitohs opening trial match of 2018.
Coach Seibold has stayed true to his promise and has given many of the young, talented players running around Redfern the opportunity to showcase their credentials against international opposition. Check out the line up and Coach Seibold’s thoughts on his selections here.
Opportunity knocks for youngsters – Seibold
Opportunity is the theme of the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ clash against the Wigan Warriors this Saturday in the International Double Header, according to Coach Seibold.
The rookie Head Coach believes that the match will be the best opportunity for his players to prove their credentials and put their pre-season training to the test, particularly against a side such as Wigan.
Rabbitohs v Super League – Part 1
We looked back at the history of Super League clubs that have come up against the Red and Green throughout the years.
In Part 1 of our Rabbitohs v Super League trilogy, we took a look back at one of the more unique games in the Club’s history – the 2008 Australia Day Challenge against the Leeds Rhino in Jacksonville, Florida.
Rabbitohs v Super League – Part 2
When the Wigan Warriors arrive to take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs on Saturday 17 February, it’ll be only the second time an English Super League side has challenged us on home soil.
Here we take a look back at the Club’s match against Warrington Wolves at our spiritual home Redfern Oval, in a trial match that had more bite than bark and featured young versions of some of our current stars.
Rabbitohs v Super League – Part 3
Remember the time when we became the best team in the World? It was only three years ago that the Rabbitohs traveled to the cold county of Merseyside to determine who would be crowned as world champions in the 2015 World Club Challenge.
While the first two matches against Super League clubs were trial matches that featured plenty of up and comers, this proved to be an amazing day in Souths history.
Jennings excited for international challenge
Having made 13 appearances last season and scoring five tries, outside back Robert Jennings is relishing Souths clash with Wigan, where he hopes to make an impression on coaching staff ahead of the 2018 NRL season
Listen to what Jennings had to say on the 2017 World Club Champions and why they are the perfect test going in to his second season at the Rabbitohs.