South Sydney confident Origin stars Greg Inglis and Adam Reynolds will make Perth trip


Greg Inglis is hoping to feature in the Rabbitohs’ clash with the Titans in Perth.
Greg Inglis is hoping to feature in the Rabbitohs’ clash with the Titans in Perth.

SOUTH Sydney’s State of Origin stars Adam Reynolds and Greg Inglis will be doing everything in their power to get up for the side’s clash with Gold Coast in Perth on Sunday.

The nib Stadium showdown comes just three days after what is sure to be a bruising opener to this year’s Origin series at ANZ Stadium.

And with a five-day turnaround after the Gold Coast game before a match with the Tigers, it is a draining period for the two stars.

But winger Alex Johnston said he is convinced the pair will be up for the challenge.

“Reyno and Greg, they’re great players and tough and they’ll do whatever they have to do to do the best thing for the team,” Johnston said.

“I’m sure they might sit a few training sessions out, but I think they’ll play.”

But Dane Nielsen said the medical staff would be cautious should the duo have any lingering soreness after Origin.

“Obviously we want to have our best players on the field,” Nielsen said.

“We totally understand, if they pull up a bit sore and need a few more days rest, we’re all for that as well.”

Back-rower Kyle Turner said the Rabbitohs looked forward to the intensity of the crowd in Perth.

“(It’s) a great atmosphere more than anything,” Turner said.

“As soon as you run out on the field you really feel it. It gets the boys home more often than not.”