Josh Reynolds has played his entire NRL career for the Canterbury- Bankstown Bulldogs, with 2017 marking his sixth consecutive season with the club.
He has played a total of 127 games, contributing 38 tries, five field goals and has been involved in two grand finals.
Playing as a local junior before making his first- grade debut in 2011, Reynolds has been in Canterbury territory his whole life and has a very positive reputation within the club.
Off contract at season’s end, teammates Josh Jackson and Adam Elliott expressed their views on the ever popular five-eighth.
“He’s definitely the heart and soul of the team here. He bleeds the blue and white jersey, he’s passionate and epitomises what the Bulldogs is all about, so to lose Josh would be extremely disappointing” said Jackson.
“I can’t speak highly enough of Josh as a player and as a person as well. It would be extremely disappointing to see him go, but hopefully he can get something done soon,” he added.
“It would be a massive loss. He is the heart and soul of what we are here. He’s been here his whole life and he would bleed for everyone in this team just as I think the boys around him would do the same for him. We all want to turn up and do our best for him because of how passionate he is as a player” expressed Elliott.
Reynolds will once again wear the number six jersey on Friday when the Bulldogs host the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium in the annual Good Friday clash.
A crowd of nearly 40,000 fans turned out to see the clash between the two clubs in 2016 and there's sure to be fireworks for the monster game in 2017.