South Sydney star James Roberts enters rehab for assistance on mental health

South Sydney centre James Roberts has entered a rehabilitation facility to assist his mental heath.

The Rabbitohs confirmed on Tuesday that the 27-year-old had entered rehab to undergo treatment to assist his mental well-being.

It is the third time Roberts has sought professional advice and Souths officials have been supporting him over the last couple of weeks.

A Rabbitohs statement read: “Rabbitohs player James Roberts has entered a facility to undergo treatment to assist with and support his health.

“On behalf of James and his family, we ask the media and the public to respect their privacy.

“No further comment will be made by the Rabbitohs, James, his management or his family at this time.”

Roberts has made almost 150 NRL appearances for South Sydney, Penrith, Gold Coast and Brisbane since making his first-grade debut in 2011.

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