Townsville Bulletin



RABBITOHS hit man Jaydn SU’A is ready to emulate childhood hero Sonny Bill Williams and play bodyguard for busted Bunnies halfback Adam Reynolds in Sunday’s NRL grand d final.

SU’A has bounced ed back from his midseason axing to secure a starting spot in the back row for the decider against Penrith.

It took a spray from his father Daniel niel to reignite Su’a’s flounderin­g season and the former Broncos prodigy is now within striking distance of his first NRL title.

But the Broncos-bound Reynolds will have to fire if the Rabbitohs are to overcome the highly fancied Panthers.

Reynolds will carry a groin injury into the decider but SU’A said it was his mission to protect the pint-sized playmaker by producing bone-jarring defence like “SBW”. “SBW

“Reyno “is such an important im part to our team te – I don’t have a choice c but to protect him,” h he said.

“Reyno has been backing ba me up more than I’ve backed him up. It’s our ou last game together so we’ve been talking about it throughout the week and getting our jobs done in defence.

“I love the collision and the feeling of smashing someone and hurting them in defence. It’s a contact sport so we all like that aggressive side of the game.”

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Jaydn SU’A

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