7 Sep 2015

Inglis back for Rabbitohs

1:26 pm on 7 September 2015

South Sydney's star fullback Greg Inglis has confirmed he will return from injury for Sunday's National Rugby League elimination final against Cronulla.

Rabbitohs star Greg Inglis

Rabbitohs star Greg Inglis Photo: Photosport

It's a massive boost for the defending champions, who have struggled without their 28-year-old captain's flair and power since he was injured against the Bulldogs in Round 24.

The Rabbitohs have scored just two tries in their most recent losses to the Broncos and the Roosters.

"I'll definitely be playing this week," Inglis told Channel Nine's Today show on Monday.

Souths captain Greg Inglis

Souths captain Greg Inglis Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Meanwhile St George Illawarra playmaker Gareth Widdop is only a 50/50 proposition to play in the Dragons' elimination final against the Canterbury Bulldogs on Saturday.

Englishman Widdop missed the Dragons' win over Wests Tigers last weekend with a quad injury.

Dragons skipper Ben Creagh said at the NRL finals launch at the SCG on Monday that Widdop was no certainty to take the field against the Dogs in the joint venture's first finals game since 2011.

However the Dragons are set to welcome back Joel Thompson from a leg injury and Dylan Farrell from a back complaint.

Fullback Brett Morris missed Canterbury's unimpressive final round win over the Warriors with a leg injury.

But he too will be fit for the sudden death clash at ANZ Stadium.

- AAP

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