Sydney Roosters reportedly close to luring star All Black to the NRL

The Sydney Roosters could possibly be about to lure one other All Blacks star with halfback TJ Perenara reportedly contemplating a shock code swap.

Forward of their NRL heavyweight conflict with the Storm in Melbourne on Friday evening it emerged that Perenara was taking a look at following his now-retired Take a look at teammate Sonny Invoice Wiliams to the Roosters.

New Zealand’s 1 Information reported Perenara’s agent Warren Alcock mentioned the 29-year-old was “critically contemplating” a transfer to the NRL, and all choices have been on the desk.

“We’re speaking to New Zealand Rugby and different events which have approached us,” Alcock mentioned.

With 69 Take a look at caps, Perenara is enjoying his rugby for NTT Crimson Hurricanes within the Japan High League however is understood to be a fan of rugby league.

His father was a Junior Kiwi and NRL referee Henry Perenara is his cousin.

Whereas he’s performed halfback by way of his profession, he might simply fill the dummy-half function vacated by the latest retirement of hooker Jake Pal and a spate of different accidents within the place on the NRL membership.

In addition to Williams, the Roosters have a robust rugby reference to with former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika working as a part-time assistant coach.

There are ideas that NZR ought to put money into youth fairly than gamers within the twilight of their profession forward of the 2023 World Cup in France.

Perenara’s deal is up on the finish of 2021, though if given permission he might be part of the Roosters on the finish of the Japan season subsequent month.

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