Cooper Cronk has opened the door for the Sydney Roosters to make a significant play for him after he told his manager he wanted to play on in 2018.
The 33-year-old has remained coy on his future since he announced, in April, he was leaving Melbourne to move to Sydney for personal reasons. But on Friday he met with his manager George Mimis to open the door to offers from Sydney clubs as he signalled his intent to take his career into at least a 15th season.
“Cooper has advised me today that should a suitable opportunity be available he will consider continuing his career in Sydney,” Mimis said. “I will now undertake some discussions to determine the feasibility of that for him.”
Cronk is in Sydney before the Kangaroos regroup for camp ahead of next week’s World Cup opener against England.
The Roosters remain the most likely destination for the two-time Dally M winner, still yet to hose down rumours they are considering luring the Queensland and Australian halfback to…