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Adam Reynolds recalls moment he knew his childhood dream of being a one-club man for Souths was over

Adam Reynolds recalls the moment he knew his childhood dream of being a one-club man for South Sydney had been shattered by Rabbitohs administration

  • Adam Reynolds needed to be a one-club man within the NRL with South Sydney
  • Club opted to look elsewhere, with Reynolds, 31, becoming a member of Broncos till 2024
  • Two sides sq. off on Thursday, Reynolds anticipates fierce on-field banter

Brisbane halfback Adam Reynolds has revealed the precise moment he knew his time at South Sydney was coming to an finish.

Speaking forward of the Broncos tackling the Rabbitohs on Thursday at Accor Stadium in Sydney, the man who grew up reverse Redfern Oval realised his desires of being a one-club participant within the NRL had been going to be scuppered simply over 12 months in the past.

‘They principally tried to get me to signal a one-year deal (for 2022) after which discover me one other membership for the next year,’ Reynolds stated.

‘That was the moment I knew I needed to get out and take a look at discovering some safety for my household.’

Negotiations started in April final year, however when Reynolds realised he wasn’t within the membership’s long-term plans at quantity seven, he weighed up his choices.

Even seeing his wage lower at Souths did not rattle Reynolds – all he needed was the safety of a two-year deal for 2022 and 2023.

Brisbane halfback Adam Reynolds has revealed the moment he knew his time at South Sydney was coming to an end

Brisbane halfback Adam Reynolds has revealed the moment he knew his time at South Sydney was coming to an finish

Reynolds made his NRL debut with South Sydney in 2012 and won a premiership two years later - he is also the club's highest ever point-scorer

Reynolds made his NRL debut with South Sydney in 2012 and gained a premiership two years later – he can be the membership’s highest ever point-scorer

But the Rabbitohs weren’t , and after rejecting a proposal from Cronulla and incoming coach Craig Fitzgibbon, the 31-year-old relocated his household north.

Reynolds rapidly purchased into Kevin Walters’ imaginative and prescient at Red Hill and has been a key determine in Brisbane’s revival, with sees them presently simply outdoors the highest eight.

Many in Reynolds’ sneakers can be bitter on the shabby therapy from his boyhood membership – however the cheeky playmaker insists he has ‘no ailing feeling in direction of anybody on the membership and can ‘eternally cherish the chance that I needed to put on the pink and inexperienced.’

The Broncos surprised the Rabbitohs 11-4 in spherical one at Suncorp Stadium, however Reynolds did not play after testing constructive for Covid.

He is match to play this week and expects a lot of on-field banter from his former teammates come kick-off – with backrower Jai Arrow entrance and centre.

‘He (Arrow) will run at me and there will likely be contact concerned, however I’ll throw my 85kg at his 120kg body…or is it 130kg?’ Reynolds informed the Sydney Morning Herald.

Reynolds made his NRL debut with South Sydney in 2012 and gained a premiership two years later.

He is the Rabbitohs’ highest point-scorer in membership historical past forward of former greats Eric Simms and Bernie Purcell. 

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