Tansey Joins Roosters

Leeds RhinosJordan Tansey has been released from his current contract, allowing him to join up with the Sydney Roosters.nnThe utility player will join team-mate Gareth Ellis in Australia after agreeing a loan spell at the Roosters.nnThe 22-year-old has been released from his current contract, enabling him to spend the next two seasons with the Roosters before returning to Headingley in 2011.nnLeeds chief executive Gary Hetherington explained: “We recognise that Jordan’s opportunities have been limited in his favoured positions of full-back or in the half-backs.nn”This is a fantastic opportunity for him to go and play in the NRL and hopefully he will return in 2011 to put his experience to use with the Rhinos.”nnTansey, who is not expected to make the Rhinos squad for Saturday’s Grand Final with St Helens, has started just 19 of the 52 games he has played since making his debut in 2006.nnEllis will play his final match for the defending champions at Old Trafford before taking up a three-year contract with Wests Tigers.

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