The Sydney Roosters have announced that Shaun Kenny-Dowall has been released from the remainder of his playing contract, effective immediately.
Kenny-Dowall was stood down by the Roosters indefinitely in May after he was allegedly caught with half a gram of cocaine at a Sydney nightclub.
It has been rumoured that the Newcastle Knights are still considering signing Kenny-Dowall and could do so before the June 30 deadline.
Read the Roosters statement below:
The Sydney Roosters have today announced that Shaun Kenny-Dowall has been released from the remainder of his playing contract with immediate effect.
“Shaun has made a significant contribution to the Roosters’ on-field success across his 13 years at the Club, and for that, we thank him,” said Sydney Roosters CEO Joe Kelly.
“The Club wishes Shaun all the very best in the future,” he added.
The Club will be making no further comment on the matter.
Sydney Roosters 2018 Player Movements
Kurt Baptiste (Canberra Raiders, 2019), Cooper Cronk (Melbourne Storm, 2019), Joshua Curran (2020), Matt Ikuvalu (2019), Lachlan Lam (2020), Dean Matterson (2018), Frank-Paul Nu'uausala (Wigan Warriors, 2018), Reece Robinson (2018), Billy Smith (2021), James Tedesco (Wests Tigers, 2021)
Paul Carter (released), Kane Evans (Parramatta Eels), Michael Gordon (Gold Coast Titans), Aidan Guerra (Newcastle Knights), Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Newcastle Knights), Liam Knight (Canberra Raiders), Mitchell Pearce (Newcastle Knights), Connor Watson (Newcastle Knights)
Mitch Cornish (2018), Blake Ferguson (2021), Ryan Matterson (2021), Dylan Napa (2021), Victor Radley (2023), Chris Smith (2020), Daniel Tupou (2021), Sitili Tupouniua (2021)
|Off Contract 2019|
Mitchell Aubusson, Craig Garvey, Matt Ikuvalu, Brock Lamb, Bernard Lewis, Zane Tetevano