Former Dragons under 20 star Kane Linnett (Not Listed) could be called into the Roosters team for Sunday’s Anzac Day game against St George Illawarra if fullback Todd Carney succumbs to a rib injury. Linnett has been ultra-impressive for the Roosters’ NSW Cup feeder club Newtown this season and could make his NRL debut after Carney suffered the injury in the thumping win over Canberra on Saturday night. Roosters coach Brian Smith is likely to shift Anthony Minichiello to fullback to cover Carney, opening the door for Linnett to play on the wing or in the centres against his former club. Carney is expected to be named in the Roosters line-up today, but will have to prove his fitness later in the week.

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