Some recent rumours have exposed a distinct difference between the recruitment and retention policies of some clubs. And one of the key area seems to be age.
Mature players, it appears, are seen as valuable by some clubs and expendable by others. And the Sydney Roosters seem to abide by the latter theory if the rumours about Craig Fitzgibbon are to be believed. The mobile forward is in fine form this season and is currently topping the pointscoring tally.
But it seems at the ripe old age of 30, Fitzgibbon may be squeezed out of the club due to the ubiquitous