The South Sydney Rabbitohs is a professional Australian rugby league football team based in Redfern, a suburb of south-central Sydney, New South Wales. They participate in the National Rugby League premiership and are one of nine existing teams from the state capital. The club was formed in 1908 as one of the founding members of the New South Wales Rugby Football League, making them one of Australia's oldest rugby league teams. They are one of only two foundation clubs still present in the NRL, the other being the Sydney Roosters. The South Sydney District Rugby League Football Club is currently a subsidiary company 75% owned by Blackcourt League Investments which is, in turn, owned by the actor Russell Crowe and entrepreneur Peter Holmes a Court. The other 25% is owned by the financial Members of the club.
The Rabbitohs' traditional heartland covers the once typically working-class suburbs of inner-south and south-eastern Sydney, however they have long held a wide supporter base spread all over New South Wales. The team's home ground is currently ANZ Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park.