Battle between three World Cup stars could see one become available or leave to European rugby

Most clubs spend time trying to find one world class player.

Even those who have world class players, they then struggle to find world class players in every position.

But then you have the Sydney Roosters who have three world class fullbacks at the club.

They have their first choice fullback in Australia skipper and Rugby League World Cup Final man of the match James Tedesco, a former Dally M Medal winner.

Then usually at centre Joey Manu plays for New Zealand at fullback and was named player of the World Cup as he claimed the prestigious Golden Boot award.

Meanwhile, in 2022 they unearthed a young man St Helens legend Jon Wilkin described as “generational talent.”

That would of course be Samoan fullback Joseph Suaali’i.

With three fullbacks to choose from all of whom want to be closer to the action it is a difficult situation for the club to manage especially after Tedesco requested a new deal this week despite not being close to expiry.

It is believed down under that this could see at least one of them on the move.

Not likely to be Manu with a potential move into the halves possible, it is being suggested that Suaali’i will leave and could leave the sport all together to a European rugby union side or even rugby Australia.

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