The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their side to take on the Newcastle Knights in round five of the NRL Telstra Premiership this Sunday, 15 April at 2pm at Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford.
The Rabbitohs have been forced to make a number of changes due to injury. Yileen Gordon will play his first game of first grade for 2007 from the wing, replacing injured winger Paul Mellor (back). Dean Widders will start the match replacing injured captain David Kidwell (knee). Joe Galuvao will move on to the first grade bench, along with prop Jaiman Lowe. Scott Geddes is the 18th man.
The referee for this fixture is Gavin Badger. The sideline officials are Peter Kirby and Steve Lyons. The video referee is P. Reynolds.
The Rabbitohs NRL side is:
1. David Peachey 2. Nathan Merritt 3. Nigel Vagana 4. Shannon Hegarty 5. Yileen Gordon 6. Jeremy Smith 7. Joe Williams 8. Peter Cusack (c) 9. Daniel Irvine 10. Roy Asotasi 11. Dean Widders 12. David Fa