Kirisome Auva'a celebrates during the Rabbitohs' grand final win over the Bulldogs.

Kirisome Auva’a extends Rabbitohs deal

South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Kirisome Auva’a has re-signed with the club for the next three seasons it was announced on Saturday.

Auva’a, 23, has played 26 NRL games for the Rabbitohs since making his debut for the club against the Panthers in round six, 2014.

Rabbitohs Head Coach Michael Maguire is pleased to have Auva’a signed to the Club long term.

“’Somi’ has grown as a player and we’re looking forward to seeing him perform week in and week out in the 2016 season and beyond,” Coach Maguire said.

“Somi has worked very hard away from the game throughout 2015 to get himself in a position to make a contribution again on-field, and we’re all looking forward to continuing that work with him into the future.”

Auva’a is appreciative of the opportunities given to him by the South Sydney Club and its Members.

“I’m very grateful for everything South Sydney has done for me over the past two years,” Auva’a said.

This article first appeared on Rabbitohs.com.au