Roy Asotasi

Roy Asotasi – not Aidan Tolman – shapes as a more likely front-row target for the Parramatta Eels.

Despite reports suggesting they’d offered Tolman $2 million over three years, Parramatta are not interested in the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs prop because he’s simply not big enough to inject their out-gunned pack with the thrust needed to damage opposition defensive lines.

Although he’s getting on in years, Asotasi still has the ability to cause havoc – as demonstrated when he knocked Bulldogs skipper Mick Ennis senseless with his first charge last weekend.

When quizzed on his future last week, Asotasi said he’d prefer to remain with the South Sydney Rabbitohs but knows the club must shed forwards after recruiting all four Burgess brothers, Ben Te’o and Jeff Lima in recent times.

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