Roosters release Tasi from NRL contract AAP Fri 28th June, 6:13pm The Sydney Roosters on Friday announced Lama Tasi had been granted an immediate release from his contract. The 23-year-old prop was contracted to the club until the end of 2013 but has been granted the release to enhance his prospects of playing regularly in the NRL for the rest of the season. Roosters chief operating officer football Brian Canavan, said: "Lama has a lot to offer the NRL and the club has taken this decision together with Lama based on what we consider in his best interests as a professional NRL player. "Lama has been a popular clubman and terrific contributor to the Roosters both on and off the field. He has made many friends at the Roosters and, on behalf of everyone at the club, we wish him the very best for the future." Tasi has played 30 games in the NRL since joining the Roosters in 2011. He made his first-grade debut against Gold Coast in round eight that year. .............. Anyone heard of a link to manly....always rated him and heard he's still mates with a few of our blokes?