IT is the $4 million cash injection from their members that is certain to put a smile on the faces of Rabbitohs co-owners Russell Crowe and James Packer.
Famous South Sydney have targeted a whopping 35,000 members for this year — and hope in the process to steal Brisbane’s mantle as the game’s most fan-driven team.
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RUSSELL Crowe has brought Hollywood to South Sydney once again, overseeing an emotional television advertisement for the club in its bid to create history in 2017.
The movie star’s video production company, South Sydney Media, has filmed an emotional television advertisement aimed at driving the club through the historic 35,000 membership barrier.
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Russell Crowe has been a superb recruiter for Souths – after all, he’s the man who persuaded Sam Burgess to join the red and green in the first place. Listen to the full report below.
According to Triple M and Fox Sports’ James Hooper, Rusty has now set his sights on Robbie Farah.
“Russell has been personally telephoning Robbie and trying to persuade him to join the Rabbitohs next season,” Hoops said.
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Star forward Sam Burgess’ decision to return to the South Sydney Rabbitohs after playing rugby union in England was sparked by the 2015 NRL Grand Final, CEO John Lee has revealed.
The Rabbitohs yesterday confirmed Burgess was rejoining the team, undoing a code switch he made after helping to secure a drought-breaking grand final win last year.
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SAM BURGESS has revealed England will have some A-list support at the World Cup on the back of his selection for the squad.
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Rugby league has always played the poor cousin to more glamorous and better financed codes such as soccer on the international stage. But one man hopes to change all that.
Did you hear the one about the Hollywood star and the casino boss who showcased a bunch of one-time losers in Las Vegas and hit the jackpot?
It’s not a joke. If Oscar winner Russell Crowe succeeds, Australia’s South Sydney Rabbitohs, the premiership-winning team he part-owns, will become a global brand.
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ACTOR Russell Crowe has showed his affection for St Helens once again, by doubling the money raised from a t-shirt auctioned for Comic Relief by Johnny Vegas.
The Thatto Heath comedian sold a specially-made top which made reference to the film star’s recent visit to the town.