‘He’s a specimen’: Joseph Suaalii ready for NRL but likely to be made to wait for debut

‘He’s a specimen’: Joseph Suaalii ready for NRL but likely to be made to wait for debut

The Guardian

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  • Much-hyped 17-year-old ‘doesn’t look out of place at all’
  • Sydney Roosters set to err on side of caution this weekend

So close and yet so far. And yet still closer than before. This appears to be Joseph Suaalii’s lot this weekend.

The “will he, won’t he?” refrain has been humming all week since the 17-year-old was named in the Sydney Roosters’ extended squad on Tuesday. But, long story short, he probably won’t make his NRL debut against the New Zealand Warriors on Sunday afternoon, based on what coach Trent Robinson had to say.

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