Rabbitohs team for Round Nine Raiders clash

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are pleased to announce their side to take on the Canberra Raiders in round nine of the NRL Telstra Premiership this Saturday, 12 May at 7:30pm at Telstra Stadium.

The Rabbitohs have named an unchanged starting line up to that named last week, with Joe Galuvao being added to the bench for the injured John Sutton (shoulder). Scott Geddes has been named as 18th man.

Rabbitohs centre Shannon Hegarty will play his 150th NRL game on Saturday night.

The referee for this fixture is Gavin Badger. The sideline officials are Jason Walsh and Darren Lang. The video referee is Steve Nash.

The Rabbitohs NRL side is:

1. David Peachey 2. Nathan Merritt 3. Nigel Vagana 4. Shannon Hegarty 5. Reece Simmonds 6. Jeremy Smith 7. Joe Williams 8. Peter Cusack (c) 9. Daniel Irvine 10. Roy Asotasi (c) 11. Luke Stuart 12. David Fa