Utility Connor Watson is returning to the Sydney Roosters connected a two-year deal.
Watson, 25, volition permission the Newcastle Knights and instrumentality to the nine astatine which helium made his NRL debut successful 2016.
Nine rugby league newsman Danny Weidler confirmed the quality connected Tuesday.
Watson has conscionable reached 100 NRL games. He near the Roosters with the anticipation of becoming a starting subordinate but has mostly remained a inferior astatine Newcastle.
He would look apt to stay successful that relation astatine the Roosters, with the spine positions good covered, but volition person the accidental to pursuit premierships with Trent Robinson's squad aft being elsewhere for their 2018-19 titles.
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