Kane Evans

The Sydney Roosters have refused to release rising front-rower Kane Evans.

Several clubs are keen on Evans, a promising 22-year-old who made nine appearances for the Roosters last season.

Evans’ management believes the Roosters have too many forwards ahead of the Fijian international in their pecking order and he has a better chance of holding down a regular top grade spot elsewhere.

But with doubts over the retention of star prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, who is in the sights of Canberra and Ricky Stuart, the Roosters have told Evans he is not going anywhere.

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