Greg Inglis has re-signed with South Sydney until the end of the 2017 season.
“I couldn't be happier to have sorted out my future for the long term, and to be part of the Rabbitohs' plans for the next five years or more is very special for me,” Inglis said in a statement.
“I came here at the start of 2011 and have really felt at home.
“All of the players, coaches, staff and Members have helped me make the transition to Sydney, as well as the change to my new position at fullback, and hopefully I can repay everyone through my performances on and off the field over the next five years.
“South Sydney is a very special club and I know we're on the verge of achieving something equally as special here.
“I'm glad I can contribute to that and, as I said, I couldn't be happier knowing I'll be in the red and green for a long time to come.”
Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire says the re-signing of Inglis to a long-term contract gives the club and the team a real boost as they get ready to attack season 2013.
“Greggy is obviously a very talented player and he's really matured and become a leader at South Sydney,” Maguire said.
“He's capable of some extraordinary things on the field, and he has an extraordinary effect on people off the field too.
“He's told me that he's fully committed to the Club, the team and the South Sydney district, and you can see that by the efforts he puts in on and off the field.
“He is a big part of what we're trying to achieve here and we're all very excited to know he will be here until 2017 and hopefully longer.”
Inglis, 25, has played 21 Tests for Australia, 17 State of Origin matches for Queensland, one game for the Indigenous All Stars, and over 150 NRL games since making his debut in 2005.