Sydney Roosters reveal plans to unlock potential of Jess Sergis

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Jess Sergis has played for NSW and Australia in the centres, but the Sydney Roosters plan to give her more opportunity to follow her attacking instincts.

According to The Daily Telegraph, Sergis will get a shot at switching to the fullback position in this season of the Women’s Rugby League competition.

Roosters coach, John Strange, confirmed the potential change and said her speed and instincts to hit holes “is really exciting.”

READ MORE: ‘You’ve got to sacrifice things’: Jess Sergis on her fresh start at the Roosters.

“We’ll set up some plays that really work to her strengths, I’m so excited to have her in the squad,” Strange told the Australian newspaper.

Sergis joined the Sydney Roosters recently after leaving the Dragons. At the time, she said she was looking forward to the ‘massive year’ ahead.

Jessica Sergis will get a chance at fullback. Picture: Richard Dobson

READ MORE: Jessica Sergis part of international trio signed by Wests Tigers for upcoming season.

“…it’s a big year of football so we have to be pretty smart about how we handle ourselves,” the former Dally M medallist said.

“That’s another thing we have to juggle, how to pace ourselves for a big year, but the staff at the Roosters are pretty smart so we should be right.”

Source: The Daily Telegraph.

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