South Sydney Rabbitohs

The Rabbitohs have been an historic franchise in the sport of Physical Disability Rugby League. With several of the game’s great players representing the club including Australian representatives George Tonna, Peter Mitchell and more. The Rabbitohs will be hungry for redemption in season 2023, after watching their rivals from Bondi claim the premiership last season.

Player Profiles

Bill Bussell 

Shane Culling 

Age 44 

Hometown Palmerston North NZ 

PDRL debut – 2022 

PDRL clubs played for – South Sydney & New Zealand Kiwis 2021 World Cup Team 

Favourite NRL Team – Brisbane Broncos 

Goals of the season – Gain re selection into the NZ PDRL Test Team. 

Byron Daley 

Denzel Edwards 

Che Fornusek 

Age 51 

Hometown – Bankstown 

PDRL debut – 2010

PDRL clubs played for – Newtown & South Sydney 

Favourite NRL Team – NZ Warriors 

Goals this season – Play all games for South Sydney 

Jayson Hughes 

Kevin Huynh 

Age- 32

Hometown Sydney 

Debut PDRL – 2022

PDRL clubs played for – Sydney Roosters and South Sydney Rabbitohs ‘

Favourite NRL Team – Brisbane Broncos 

Goals for the season – Keep getting fit and work harder each year for my club and teammates. 

John Palu

Bill Russell 


Andrew Saliba 

Age – 53

Hometown Marrickville 

PDRL Debut – 2017

PDRL Clubs played for – Sydney Roosters, Newtown Jets & South Sydney 

Abdul Sheranzey


Ben Taprell 

Age – 32 

Hometown Sydney 

PDRL Debut – 2022

PDRL clubs played for – West Tigers 2022 & South Sydney Rabbitohs 2023 

Goals for the season –  To be a better player each year and be a great team mate, work hard at training

George Tonna