|Reynolds (left) at the 2012 Dally M Awards|
10 July 1990 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (13 st 5 lb)|
|2013||NRL All Stars||1||0||1||0||2|
Adam Reynolds (born 10 July 1990) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League (NRL). A City New South Wales representative goal-kicking halfback, he has played his entire career to date for the Rabbitohs, with whom he won the 2014 NRL premiership.
Reynolds played his early football with St Peters JRLFC Alexandria Rovers and Kensington United in the South Sydney Juniors competition. When asked about his inspirations he responded that Andrew Johns, Matthew Johns and Darren Lockyer were his favourite players when he was a kid and that Nathan Merritt is his South Sydney player of all time. He then added when asked "who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football?", he responded "My brother - he's always on my back telling me to do extras and pushing me to be the best I can be." Reynolds graduated to the Rabbitohs' under-20s team and in the 2010 Toyota Cup season he was one of the leading lights in the South Sydney side that went to the Grand Final. In the 2011 Pre-season he suffered a season-ending ACL injury to his left knee.
Professional playing career
After the highly publicised departure of Chris Sandow Reynolds joined the Rabbitohs NRL squad in 2012. At the end of season 2012 Dally M Awards he was named the NRL's rookie of the year. He also finished the season as the NRL's highest goal scorer with 97. Reynolds was also crowned the John Sattler Rookie of the Year and Members Choice Player of the Year at the South Sydney Red and Green Ball in 2012, amongst other awards.
On April 21, 2013, Reynolds debuted for City Origin, scoring his first representative try and kicking 2 from 2. Reynold's 2013 season was also another success both in goal kicking and overall playing as halfback. With the likes of his teammates John Sutton, Isaac Luke, Greg Inglis and Nathan Merritt he was able to guide the Souths to a second place ladder finish at the end of the regular season. With the Sydney Roosters the minor premiership winners, beating them in Round 26 to clinch the No.1 spot. Their finals campaign started off well with the Souths beating the Melbourne Storm in the first week but eventually being defeated in the preliminary finals by Manly Sea Eagles, making it the second year in a row for them to bow out one game before the Grand Final.
On 5 October 2014, in the Rabbitohs 2014 NRL Grand Final match against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Reynolds played at halfback, scored a try and kicked 5 goals in the Rabbitohs 30-6 victory.
- Profile at South Sydney
- News Limited (4 September 2012). "All the Dally M winners plus galleries". Herald Sun. Retrieved 5 September 2012.