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‘I don’t dwell on it’: Suaalii focused as hype builds over teen prodigy – NRL.COM

Joseph Suaalii added to the hype when he made his senior debut for the Roosters on the weekend but the teenage prodigy is trying to ensure it won’t be a distraction….

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Roosters prodigy Joseph Suaalii would welcome the chance to play in the NRL before he turns 18 but teammate James Tedesco wants the hype around him toned down.
Fronting the media for the first time on Monday, the 17-year-old showed poise and maturity in the wake of his impressive effort on Saturday when he scored two tries in his senior debut for North Sydney in the trial against Canberra.
The Roosters have asked the NRL to make an exception to the rules so the precocious utility back can join their…

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