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Menulog Team of the Decade Revealed

Over the last 10 years the Rabbitohs have found themselves in their most successful decade since the glory years of the 1970s. Between 2010 and 2019 South Sydney were in the Top Eight five times, including five Preliminary Finals and of course that Illustrious 2014 Premiership.

From unsung heroes, to out-and-out game-breakers Menulog presents the Team of the Decade and after almost two and a half months and over 65,000 votes, you have spoken! So let's get stuck in and uncover who your Menulog Team of the Decade is.


Greg Inglis Menulog Team of the Decade - Fullback

A pioneer of the modern game, GI has achieved just about every thing you could ask for in the game. Arguably the greatest back to lace up a boot.

DOB 15 January 1987
Height 196cm
Weight 106kg
NRL Games 263 (146 Rabbitohs)
Achievements Premiership-winner, Origin Series winner, World Cup winner, Clive Churchill Medalist, Dally M Fullback & Five-Eighth of the Year, George Piggins Medalist


Alex Johnston Menulog Team of the Decade - Winger

One the quickest players in the NRL, AJ has topped the try-scoring leaderboard twice in his career, achieved a joint-Club record of five tries in a game twice, and also won a Premiership in his Debut year.

DOB 14 January 1995
Height 185cm
Weight 95kg
NRL Games 144
Achievements 2 x Ken Irvine Medalist, Kangaroos representative, Premiership-winner


Beau Champion Team of the Decade Centre

A versatile and selfless player, as a South Sydney Junior Beau Champion always put the Rabbitohs first and was the catalyst for Greg Inglis signing with the Club.

DOB 23 December 1986
Height 188cm
Weight 96cm
NRL Games 107 (80 Rabbitohs)
Achievements Indigenous All Stars and NSW City representative


Bryson Goodwin Team of the Decade Centre

An International representative who was rock-solid in defence and a handy back-up goal-kicker, Bryson Goodwin was extremely consistent.

DOB 30 December 1985
Height 186cm
Weight 98kg
NRL Games 183 (99 Rabbitohs)
Achievements New Zealand representative


Nathan Merritt Menulog Team of the Decade - Winger

The Club's current leading try-scorer Nathan Merritt was with South Sydney since re-instatement and battled through the good and the bad days. A brilliant mover, Merritt could break a team open with his blistering speed.

DOB 26 May 1983
Height 181cm
Weight 90kg
NRL Games 237 (218 Rabbitohs)
Achievements NSW Blues representative, Indigenous All Stars 


Cody Walker Menulog Team of the Decade - Five-Eighth

The reigning George Piggins Medalist and current Indigenous All Stars Captain, Cody Walker is one of the most dangerous and instinctive attacking footballers in the NRL today.

DOB 10 January 1990
Height 179cm
Weight 90kg
NRL Games 117
Achievements NSW Blues representative, Indigenous All Stars representative, NSW Country representative, George Piggins Medalist


Adam Reynolds Menulog Team of the Decade - Halfback

One of the best kickers the game has ever seen, Adam Reynolds played most of the decade after making his Debut in 2012 and is now the current Club Captain.

DOB 10 July 1990
Height 173cm
Weight 85kg
NRL Games 206
Achievements Premiership-winner, NSW Blue Representative, NRL All Stars Representative, 2020 NRL Top Point-scorer


George Burgess Team of the Decade - Prop

The best Prop in the world in 2014, George Burgess was instrumental in the Rabbitohs' surge to the Premiership and his Grand Final try completely swung momentum towards the red and green.

DOB 21 April 1992
Height 194cm
Weight 120kg
NRL Games 149
Achievements England Representative, Premiership-winner


Damien Cook Menulog Team of the Decade - Hooker

One of the biggest threats out of Dummy Half, it took Cookie a few Clubs before finding a home at South Sydney and now he is the first choice Hooker in the rep arena!

DOB 23 June 1991
Height 178cm
Weight 86kg
NRL Games 123 (114 Rabbitohs)
Achievements George Piggins Medalist, Origin Series Winner, Australia representative, NSW Country representative, NRL All Stars representative, Dally M Hooker of the Year, Provan Summons Medalist


No doubt one of the biggest signings in the Club's history, Roy Asotasi brought success, work-ethic and leadership that the Rabbitohs so desperately needed.

Roy Asotasi Menulog Team of the Decade - Prop

DOB 6 January 1982
Height 181cm
Weight 108kg
NRL Games 217 (133 Rabbitohs)
Achievements Premiership-winner (Bulldogs), World Cup Winner (New Zealand), Dally M Prop of the Year


John Sutton Team of the Decade - Second Row

South Sydney through-and-through John Sutton holds the record for the most Rabbitohs appearances. A local junior, Sutto turned up every single week through the success and also through the tough days. A true champion who played a number of positions.

DOB 5 November 1984
Height 190cm
Weight 105kg
NRL Games 336
Achievements Premiership-winning Captain, NSW City Origin Representative, George Piggins Medalist


Sam Burgess Team of the Decade - Second Row

Dubbed one of the toughest men in the history of the game Sam Burgess led from the front and his teammates lifted whenever they saw him put his body on the line. Somebody who could instantly change the momentum of a game, his Grand Final performance goes down in Rugby League folklore.

DOB 14 December 1988
Height 196cm
Weight 116kg
NRL Games 182
Achievements England Representative, Premiership-Winner, Clive Churchill Medalist, NRL All Star, George Piggins Medalist, Dally M Lock of the Year


Cameron Murray Team of the Decade - Lock

A young gun with a bright future ahead of him, Cameron Murray has already represented his state and country at just 23 years of age! He has proven his versatility on an edge or in the middle and always goes about his work with little fuss.

DOB 16 January 1998
Height 184cm
Weight 96kg
NRL Games 83
Achievements Origin Series winner, Australian Representative, Dally M Lock of the Year, Jack Rayner Players' Player Award



Jason Clark Menulog Team of the Decade - Interchange

You always felt covered when Jason Clark was in your 17 as he had the ability to cover a number of positions and get through a mountain of work. A Rabbitoh since birth, Clarky is a true crowd favourite.

DOB 28 June 1989
Height 183cm
Weight 103kg
NRL Games 169
Achievements Premiership-winner, NSW City Origin Representative


Issac Luke Menulog Team of the Decade - Hooker

Issac 'Bully' Luke was a dynamic runner of the football and ferocious defender who could fold a front-rower in half with his shoulder. A passionate man on and off the field, Luke was an integral member of the South Sydney side for many years.

DOB 29 May 1987
Height 175cm
Weight 93kg
NRL Games 286 (188 Rabbitohs)
Achievements World-cup winner, New Zealand Representative

16. BEN TE'O

Ben Te'o Team of the Decade Second Row

Big, tough, explosive and athletic Ben Te'o proved just how important he was to that 2014 Premiership side after completely changing the momentum in the Prelim Final against the Roosters.

DOB 27 January 1987
Height 189cm
Weight 106kg
NRL Games 168 (41 Rabbitohs)
Achievements Premiership-winner, Queensland Representative/State of Origin Series winner, Samoan International


Thomas Burgess Menulog Team of the Decade - Prop

Coming off arguably his best season yet, Thomas Burgess has matured into the Rabbitohs' current forward leader, stepping up to the plate as the sole Burgess Brother.

DOB 21 April 1992
Height 196cm
Weight 120kg
NRL Games 162
Achievements England Representative, Great Britain Lions Representative, Premiership-winner, NRL All Stars Representative


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