Burgess back to face Storm

South Sydney hardman Sam Burgess will return to face Melbourne on Sunday after missing last weekend’s clash with Wests Tigers due to suspension.

Burgess missed the Rabbitoh’s heart-stopping 34-30 golden point win over the Tigers for a grapple tackle on the Bulldogs’ Ben Barba in the previous round.

Souths also welcome back Beau Champion and Colin Best from injury and suspension respectively while hat-trick hero against the Tigers Dylan Farrell heads to the bench.

However they will be without playmaker John Sutton at five-eighth for the clash at AAMI Park.

Sutton suffered a dislocated shoulder in the Tigers clash and will be replaced by Luke Capewell.

Michael Crocker also returns to the side.

The Rabbitohs must get a result against the Storm to stand any chance of making the NRL finals after stumbling to two defeats in their last four matches.

The game will mark a 200th NRL appearace for fullback Rhys Wesser, who made his debut in the competition for Penrith in 1998.

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