Souths set to name new assistant

Souths Sydney Rabbitohs are set to announce Brendan Hurst as the new assistant coach to Paul Langmack.

A former forward, Hurst held the club point scoring record of 285 points for the Gold Coast, playing 77 games between 1994-1997. Hurst also played with the Roosters in 1992-1993 and 1998-2000.

Souths are expected to confirm the appointment on Monday.