Sport Rooster James Tedesco has mumps: report

02:25  15 february  2018
02:25  15 february  2018 Source:   msn.com

Wests Tigers make play for Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

  Wests Tigers make play for Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck Wests Tigers have entered the race for the signature of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck as the joint-venture attempts to land a long-term replacement for James Tedesco.Tuivasa-Sheck, off contract at the end of the year, is one of the hottest properties on the open market as league and union clubs clamour for his signature. Fairfax Media can reveal the Tigers have contacted his management to register their interest in the hope of bringing the former Roosters fullback back to Sydney.

Prized recruit James Tedesco has reportedly become the second Sydney Roosters NRL player to contract mumps . And he might battle to prove his fitness for the Roosters ' final trial - against Manly next week on the NSW central coast - after being quarantined from teammates, NRL.com reports .

SYDNEY Roosters fans will have to wait at least another week to see star recruit James Tedesco in the Tricolours after he was quarantined by the club due to a case of mumps . NRL.com reports the NSW Origin fullback has been housebound this week after catching the contagious viaral disease that.

James Tedesco during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between Ireland and Italy at Barlow Park in October. © Chris Hyde/Getty Images James Tedesco during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between Ireland and Italy at Barlow Park in October. Prized recruit James Tedesco might be racing the clock to be fit for a Sydney Roosters pre-season debut after reportedly becoming the second player at the NRL club to contract mumps.

Tedesco is not expected to be considered for the Roosters' opening trial on Saturday night away to Penrith.

And he might battle to prove his fitness for the Roosters' final trial - against Manly next week on the NSW central coast - after being quarantined from teammates, NRL.com reports.

The NSW State of Origin fullback is not expected to miss the Roosters' season opener on March 10 against his former Wests Tigers club.

Roosters back-rower Mitchell Aubusson contracted mumps two weeks ago.

Coach Trent Robinson will name his squad on Thursday for Saturday's Panthers trial.

Former Rooster James Maloney will make his Penrith debut, combining with Nathan Cleary in the halves for the first time.

Robinson lauds Tedesco, Cronk in win .
James Tedesco has scored two tries in five minutes in his first game in Sydney Roosters' colours to give them a come-from-behind 28-26 NRL trial win over Manly.After the Roosters' new era began with 11 straight minutes of defence in Gosford and a 16-0 deficit, doubles from Latrell Mitchell and Tedesco ushered the Tri-colours to victory.

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