The Manly Sea Eagles have received a huge boost to their finals campaign with prop George Rose agreeing to sign for a further two seasons.
A revelation this year, Rose was scouted by a number of clubs however his manager Warrick Wright has struck a deal with the Narrabean based side for Rose to remain until the end of 2013.
“A deal has been reached, but nothing has been signed,” a Manly insider told sportsnewsfirst.com.au.
An indigenous All Star representative, Rose joined Manly in 2006 after making his first grade debut with the Sydney Roosters in 2004.
With the week off, Rose returned home to Bathurst on Sunday to watch his brothers grand final and while he would not comment on his new deal, he would speak of the love he holds for the club.
“Manly are great,” Rose told sportsnewsfirst.com.au.
“I love the place and really loved my time, why would you want to go anywhere else.
“We have a great group of guys and believe we can achieve something special this year.”
Sportsnewsfirst.com.au understands that Manly is expected to announce Rose’s deal in the coming weeks once the contract has been officially signed.