Canberra winger Sandor Earl could be considered for English selection after an impressive spell with the Raiders.
The 22-year old is Australian born, but has part-English blood thanks to his Grandmother’s heritage, according to reports in Sydney.
Earl came through the ranks at Sydney Roosters, and made his debut in 2009 before he was offloaded to Penrith. He was released by the Panthers earlier this season, and since arriving at the Australian capital he has capitalised on his opportunity for regular first team rugby league.
Nicknamed Princess by his team mates because of his part-time work as a model, Earl is in no rush to stamp his eligibility onto the England camp.
He told a Sydney newspaper: “I’ve got to weigh it up against my chances of playing rep footy here.”
Brothers Sam, Luke and George Burgess lined up together once again, with George coming off the bench.
The Roosters were leading 22-12 with only two minutes to spare in the Monday night match, before Nathan Merritt and Adam Reynolds sunk Roosters hearts with two individual tries.
Reynolds’ try came on the back of the kick off, with a near length of the field move that sparked memories of the two sides’ round one match where the Roosters came from the same deficit to win the match.
Merritt’s final try was his second after an earlier effort, but Souths also scored tries from Everingham. The Roosters scored through Cordner, Leilua, Moga and Pearce.
Penrith were in the lead 18-14 at one stage, with tries from Kingston, Mansour and Walsh, before the Tigers struck back to claim the two points.