Rabbitohs sign Lima for 2013 and 2014

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are delighted to announce the signing of Jeff Lima for seasons 2013 and 2014 today.

Lima, 29, will return to the NRL from a successful stint with English Super League Club Wigan where he won the 2011 Challenge Cup under the guidance of Rabbitohs Head Coach Michael Maguire, winning the Lance Todd Trophy as man-of-the-match in the Challenge Cup Final played at Wembley Stadium.

Lima made his first grade debut with the Wests Tigers in 2004 before moving to the Melbourne Storm where he played in three Grand Finals, winning two in 2007 and 2009. Lima recorded 98 NRL appearances before shifting to Wigan where he has played 46 games to date. Lima has represented New Zealand in six Test matches in 2007 and 2009.

Rabbitohs Head Coach Michael Maguire says he