30 Jul 2013

Roosters minor Premiership hopes suffer setback

6:08 pm on 30 July 2013

Sonny Bill Williams will miss the next two games of the Sydney Roosters' National Rugby League minor premiership push after submitting an early guilty plea over his shoulder charge on Newcastle forward Willie Mason.

The star back-rower has has been suspended for two game for a careless high tackle on Mason and will miss Friday night's match against Penrith and Saturday week's clash with Canberra.

The Roosters are second on the ladder, two points behind neighbouring arch rivals South Sydney, with six rounds to go before the finals series.