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South Sydney Rabbitohs Partner with Townsville Blackhawks for Talent Boost

South Sydney Rabbitohs Partner with Townsville Blackhawks for Talent Boost
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In a groundbreaking announcement, the South Sydney Rabbitohs unveiled a new affiliation deal with the Townsville Blackhawks, signalling a strategic move to tap into the rich rugby league talent pool of North Queensland. This two-year partnership promises to revolutionise the way the Rabbitohs scout and develop players, setting the stage for an exciting future for both clubs.


The Rabbitohs’ partnership with the Townsville Blackhawks has two main advantages. For starters, it helps the Rabbitohs broaden their talent search and ensure that no promising players go unnoticed. Secondly, this partnership offers new opportunities for the Townsville Blackhawks, granting them access to the Rabbitohs’ extensive resources, coaching expertise, and development programs. This collaboration will raise the level of rugby league in Townsville and provide local players with a clear pathway to the NRL.


The Rabbitohs’ Head of Football, Mark Ellison, expressed his excitement about the affiliation, stating, “This partnership is a game-changer for both clubs. We believe that Townsville is a hotbed of rugby league talent, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with the Blackhawks to unearth the next generation of stars.”

With the Rabbitohs and the Townsville Blackhawks joining forces, the future of rugby league in North Queensland looks brighter than ever. Together, they are poised to leave an indelible mark on the sport.