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.
1. GREG INGLIS
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|
|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|
2. ALEX JOHNSTON
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|
|Achievements||2 x Ken Irvine Medalist, Kangaroos representative, Premiership-winner|
3. BEAU CHAMPION
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|
|NRL Games||107 (80 Rabbitohs)|
|Achievements||Indigenous All Stars and NSW City representative|
4. BRYSON GOODWIN
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|
|NRL Games||183 (99 Rabbitohs)|
|Achievements||New Zealand representative|
5. NATHAN MERRITT
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|
|NRL Games||237 (218 Rabbitohs)|
|Achievements||NSW Blues representative, Indigenous All Stars|
6. CODY WALKER
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|
|Achievements||NSW Blues representative, Indigenous All Stars representative, NSW Country representative, George Piggins Medalist|
7. ADAM REYNOLDS
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|
|Achievements||Premiership-winner, NSW Blue Representative, NRL All Stars Representative, 2020 NRL Top Point-scorer|
8. GEORGE BURGESS
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|
|Achievements||England Representative, Premiership-winner|
9. DAMIEN COOK
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|
|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|
10. ROY ASOTASI
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|
|NRL Games||217 (133 Rabbitohs)|
|Achievements||Premiership-winner (Bulldogs), World Cup Winner (New Zealand), Dally M Prop of the Year|
11. JOHN SUTTON
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|
|Achievements||Premiership-winning Captain, NSW City Origin Representative, George Piggins Medalist|
12. SAM BURGESS
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|
|Achievements||England Representative, Premiership-Winner, Clive Churchill Medalist, NRL All Star, George Piggins Medalist, Dally M Lock of the Year|
13. CAMERON MURRAY
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|
|Achievements||Origin Series winner, Australian Representative, Dally M Lock of the Year, Jack Rayner Players' Player Award|
14. JASON CLARK
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|
|Achievements||Premiership-winner, NSW City Origin Representative|
15. ISSAC LUKE
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|
|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|
|NRL Games||168 (41 Rabbitohs)|
|Achievements||Premiership-winner, Queensland Representative/State of Origin Series winner, Samoan International|
17. THOMAS BURGESS
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|
|Achievements||England Representative, Great Britain Lions Representative, Premiership-winner, NRL All Stars Representative|