South Sydney swoop in surprise double signing
The South Sydney Rabbitohs have validated the finalizings of Jacob Host and Taane Milne following the side’s season-ending finals loss to the Panthers.
Host, who has actually played 51 video games for the Red V given that making his launching in 2016 has signed to a three-year handle the Rabbitohs after he wasn’t offered a brand-new contract by the joint endeavor for 2021.
That move will see Host remain at Redfern till a minimum of completion of 2023. The 24-year-old second-rower is a former City Origin, Junior Kangaroos and New South Wales under-18s representative, while he belonged to Rabbitohs assistant coach Jason Demetriou’s Illawarra Cutters side that claimed the 2016 NSW Cup.
Meanwhile, another former Dragon, Milne will also find himself in Redfern from next season after signing a two-year deal to make the move away from the Warriors.
The Fijian global has represented Fiji in 9 Test matches, played for Fiji at the World Cup Nines in 2019, represented the Junior Kiwis for 2 years as well as the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union group in 2013.
” We’re actually looking forward to Jacob and Taane joining us next season,” Rabbitohs head of football Mark Ellison said.
” Jacob comes extremely suggested by JD (Demetriou) and he has actually been on our radar for a variety of seasons.
” He has performed highly for the Dragons in the opportunities he’s been given and we’re looking forward to him pushing for an area in our leading 17 on a weekly basis.
” Taane has had restricted opportunities to impress in the NRL, however when he has been injected, he has actually revealed he has what it requires to perform regularly well at the leading level.
” We’re looking forward to having them join our team.”