Bulldogs supremo Phil Gould has called on the NRL to cut ties immediately with teenage superstar Joseph Suaalii after his mega-money deal to join rugby union from 2025.
Suaalii has inked a contract with the NSW Waratahs and Rugby Australia – aka the Wallabies – to join the 15-man code for three years on a deal worth over $5m.
The 19-year-old still has over a season and a half with the Sydney Roosters before his departure, but the veteran coach, administrator, and pundit Gould says the teen tyro should be sent packing immediately.
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