Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck being chased by Wests Tigers

The fullback is off contract at the end of the NRL season.
The fullback is off contract at the end of the NRL season. Photo credit: Getty Images

The Wests Tigers have entered the race for the signature of Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, according to reports out of Sydney.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Tigers have expressed interest in Tuivasa-Sheck as they look to replace James Tedesco - who left the club at the end of the 2017 season.

Tui Lolohea will likely play fullback for Wests in 2018, but the Tigers still want a big name star to wear the one jersey in the future. 

The newspaper reports that the Sydney club is in talks with Tuivasa-Sheck's management team about joining the team in 2019.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs and Gold Coast Titans have previously expressed their interest in the 24-year-old while his manager has already shut down reports that the Blues and New Zealand Rugby have tried to sign the fullback.

Tuivasa-Sheck joined the Warriors in 2016 after four seasons with the Sydney Roosters. 

Warriors chief executive Cameron George remains hopeful Tuivasa-Sheck will re-sign.

"We have had open, honest and frank discussions about what we're trying to achieve and the timeframe in which we could do that," George said last week. "He's a massive part of that for us and he knows that."