Joseph Suaalii’s decision to choose Samoa over Australia has sparked a conspiracy theory he is trying to play fullback at the World Cup to agitate for a move away from the Roosters.
Paul Kent believes Suaalii was keen to play fullback on the world stage to put himself in the shop window for NRL rivals, so that he can change positions and clubs at club level.
“Let me put one for the cynics out there,” Kent said.
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“What about the fact that he had a busted game the other day when he moved to fullback and didn’t play all that well.
“He gets the promise of playing fullback for Samoa at the World Cup when he would have only at best been a winger for Australia because Tedesco is the fullback.
“So he puts himself in the…