Roger Tuivasa-Sheck reportedly set to sign long term deal with the Warriors

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is in the final season of a three-year deal.
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is in the final season of a three-year deal. Photo credit: Getty

New Zealand Rugby's war chest apparently hasn't been enough to tempt Roger Tuivasa-Sheck away from rugby league.

NZME reports that the 24-year-old is set to knock back a lucrative offer from NZR and ink a new deal with the Warriors in the coming days.

In the past few months, Australian media has reported that Tuivasa-Sheck was been courted by not only NZR, but also several Sydney NRL clubs, including his former side, the Roosters.

If the Warriors captain does re-sign, that speculation will be quashed and the Auckland-based club can continue to plan for the future with Tuivasa-Sheck at the forefront of their playing roster.

NZME reports that the length of the deal is unclear, but the 2013 premiership winner is understood to be seeking a long-term contract.

Warriors CEO Cameron George told NZME that Tuivasa-Sheck is key to the club's hopes of success in 2018, but would not comment on his future beyond that.

"He's a huge part of the Warriors and as I've said before, we have been talking with Roger and his management for some time," George told NZME

"I can't offer any further comment."

Tuivasa-Sheck is in the final season of a three-year deal that has brought mixed success.

The Kiwis international's 2016 season was cut short just six games into his Warriors career, when he was struck down with an ACL injury.

The former New Zealand Rugby schoolboys representative played 23 games as captain last season and despite performing at a high level personally, the club finished in 13th.

The Warriors begin their 2018 campaign against South Sydney in Perth next weekend.