Sport Latrell Mitchell: Wests Tigers anxiously awaiting Sydney Roosters star’s next move

23:05  24 november  2019
23:05  24 november  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Cowboys 'unlikely' to land Mitchell despite meet

  Cowboys 'unlikely' to land Mitchell despite meet While the North Queensland Cowboys met Latrell Mitchell, the club is unlikely to sign him, with the Wests Tigers in the box seat.Mitchell arrived in Townsville on Monday and met with the Cowboys' brass, and was even endorsed by club legend Johnathan Thurston.

As the Wests Tigers table a formal offer to Latrell Mitchell , his older brother has secured his own rugby league future in a deal that could eventually result in the siblings playing against each other in the NRL. Shaquai Mitchell , who was considered every bit as good as Latrell when they were coming

West Tigers 10-8 Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium in Sydney . Late comeback by the Tigers gets Latrell Mitchell made it 2-2 with a goal from the resulting penalty, but the Roosters did not score 46 min: Marshall kicks into touch, which is a smart move given the Tigers are playing with 12 men at the

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The battle to sign disgruntled Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell appears a race between two NRL clubs after the North Queensland Cowboys confirmed Valentine Holmes’ arrival on a six-year deal.

Mitchell met with Cowboys officials in Townsville last week after a member of his entourage reportedly relayed the 22-year-old’s interest in playing for the club earlier this month.

But North Queensland on Sunday night confirmed Holmes has committed to the Cowboys until the end of the 2025 NRL season.

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Latrell Mitchell was one of the Roosters ' standouts in a big NRL win over Wests Tigers . A barnstorming performance from teenager Latrell Mitchell was the shining light in what was a scrappy but resounding victory for the Sydney Roosters over the Wests Tigers on Sunday afternoon.

Latrell Mitchell is likely to have played his final game for Sydney Roosters after coach Trent Robinson declared the club needs to ‘‘ move on’’. How the Tigers hope to woo Roosters star Latrell Mitchell . There will be plenty of familiar faces if Latrell Mitchell becomes a Tiger .

Holmes’ decision to abandon his NFL adventure that saw him play four pre-season games for the New York Jets ends Mitchell’s chances of a move to Townsville.

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That leaves the Wests Tigers and Gold Coast Titans as the only two clubs remaining who have publicly expressed an interest in signing Mitchell.

Tigers coach Michael Maguire and senior club officials met with Mitchell earlier this month in his home town of Taree.

The joint-venture club has offered the NSW and Australia centre a reported four-year, $3.8 million offer which would see him switch from centre to full-back.

Mitchell is contracted to the Roosters until the end of 2020 but it has been widely reported the NRL premiers are prepared to cut ties with the wantaway star immediately.

Mitchell to meet with Titans: Meninga

  Mitchell to meet with Titans: Meninga Mal Meninga has confirmed Gold Coast's interest in Latrell Mitchell, and made a vow to the Origin and Roosters star."I think I can offer that guidance but Latrell needs to work out what he wants to do in life," Meninga told the Daily Telegraph.

The latest Wests Tigers club news, match reports, player news, injuries, draft news, comment and analysis from The Sydney Morning Herald. The Roosters are prepared to let unsettled star Latrell Mitchell leave the club in 2020, but are desperate to keep him away from their hated rivals.

Trell. Debut Club: Sydney Roosters . Opposition Latrell Mitchell ' s strength and speed are a deadly weapon for the Sydney Roosters and there' s still room to move for the always improving gun centre.

Titans head of performance and culture Mal Meninga, who picked Mitcell at centre in this month's Kangaroos Test against Tonga, has repeatedly declared the struggling club are in the market for marquee signings.

Mitchell has not met with Gold Coast officials but it is understood the Titans remain in the race.

However, the Tigers remain the prohibitive favourites to sign Mitchell, who is expected to announce his decision as early as this week.

South Sydney could be the X-factor but the Rabbitohs are not yet in a position to make a big-money signing.

If the NRL grants the Bunnies’ request to have Sam Burgess medically retired they will have an extra $1.2 million in salary cap space for the next three seasons.

That decision is reportedly iminent but could come too late for to make a serious move for Mitchell.

The Rabbitohs have also been linked with ex-Parramatta star Semi Radradra, who is currently playing for French rugby club Bordeaux but is seeking a return to the NRL.

Coach Wayne Bennett is reportedly eager to sign a middle forward to cover Burgess’ shock retirement.

Gold Coast’s Jai Arrow, Brisbane teenager David Fifita and St George Illawarra stalwart Tyson Frizell have all been linked with a move to Redfern.

Roosters players love Latrell: Keary .
Sydney Roosters five-eighth Luke Keary wants Latrell Mitchell to remain at the NRL club but encouraged the star centre to take time when deciding his future.Teammate Luke Keary says he would love Latrell Mitchell to stay and chase a third-straight NRL premiership with Sydney Roosters, stressing he remains popular with the players.

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