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Roosters emerge as shock contenders for Joseph Suaalii – Sydney Morning Herald

The Roosters are considering a shock move to snatch boom teenager Joseph Suaalii away from arch-rivals South Sydney.

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Under the NRL rules, players are prohibited from making their first-grade debut until they are 18, meaning Suaalii wouldnt be eligible until August 1 next year.
However, ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys has indicated the rule could be altered to ensure one of Australia’s most exciting young footballers isnt lost to the code.
That change could now potentially benefit the Roosters, who could add Suaalii to an already star-studded backline if they can offload a player to free up the salary …

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