Nat Butcher signs new Roosters deal

James Messenger

Sydney Roosters have announced that Nat Butcher has signed a two-year extension, keeping him with the Club until at least the end of 2022.

Butcher, 22, has played 39 NRL games to date and was a member of the club’s 2019 NRL Premiership-winning side.

He made his first-grade debut in the final round of the 2016 season and went on to represent the Junior Kangaroos in their 2019 Test against France.

On the extension, Roosters Head Coach Trent Robinson said: “Nat has been in our system for quite a few years, and it’s been great to see his growth over this time as one of the emerging young leaders coming through at the Roosters.

“With Nat, you know that he will apply himself to everything he does. He is always looking at ways to develop, both on the field and as a person, and we look forward to seeing him continue to grow over the next few years.”

Butcher added: “I’ve been with the Roosters since I was 17, and I love this Club. It’s home.

“I have so much respect for Robbo. He is a great leader and a great teacher, and he along with the coaching staff and senior players we have here help make me better every day.

“I’m stoked to know that I’ll continue to be part of this team.”

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