South Sydney Rabbitoh young gun Corey Allan has engrained himself as a key member of the red and green squad after earning an NRL debut in 2019 floating between the Canterbury Cup NSW and first-grade teams respectively.
Allan represented the Prime Minister’s XIII in 2018 prior to making NRL debut, before the cardinal and myrtle the following season and being earmarked as a player who could break into the top 17.
Debuting in Round 1 against arch-rivals Sydney Roosters in a blockbuster season opener, Allan went on to play 20 NRL games and eight matches for their Canterbury cup NSW side.
He earned himself the John Sattler’s ‘Rookie of the Year’ award after a tremendous 2019 campaign, scoring six tries, 1474m, 36 tackle-breaks and six line-breaks in a breakout first season.
His most explosive game of the Canterbury Cup NSW season came in Round 14 win against Penrith Panthers, where he scored a try, had six tackle-breaks, one line-break, one line-break assist and ran 129 metres en route to a 36-16 victory.
At only 22 years of age, this promising young talent will continue to make regular appearances in the Rabbitohs’ NRL side having been names on the extended bench for their clash against the Warriors this Friday night.