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The Roosters are going to impressive lengths to try and lure star hooker Brandon Smith to the club.The 25-year-old had dinner at the home of coach Trent Robinson and The Daily Telegraphhas revealed a group of big-name Roosters took Smith for a hit of golf this week.Smith was spotted on Wednesday with star prop and New Zealand teammate Jared Waerea-Hargreaves as well as two retired Roosters Jake Friend and Mitchell Aubusson playing golf on Sydney’s north shore.Catch all the ICC T20 World Cup action live & exclusive to Fox Cricket, available on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial today.Dolphins miss their man AGAIN | 01:15The Roosters are hoping to beat the Dolphins, Titans and Cowboys to Smith’s signature. However, the Storm are also hopeful of retaining their gun No.9.Smith recently toured the facilities of the three interested Queensland clubs before starting his commute back to Melbourne with Storm teammate Christian Welch.He stopped off a Sydney to meet with the Roosters. Smith’s manager revealed earlier this week that a decision will hopefully be made by December 7 — when he returns to pre-season training with the Storm — if not, by Christmas.MORE NRL NEWSHOOPS: Eels up the ante in desperate 1.5m bid to keep Mahoney as Bulldogs circleINSTA POST: ‘I want to knock something on the head’: Nicho Hynes clarifies sexualityTRANSFER CENTRE: Ex-Maroons enforcer Napa follows Pearce to CatalansUnsettled Luciano to join the Cowboys | 00:41Despite having a golden opportunity to get in Smith’s ear, Warea-Hargreaves told the Telegraph that his decision wasn’t on the agenda.“He’s a grown man,” Waerea-Hargreaves said. “He has a big decision to make. He will know what is right for him. We have played for the Kiwis and roomed together for four or five years.“He’s a great man.”The Storm tabled a three-year, $2.2 million offer earlier this year, however according to the Telegraph, the club will get one last shot at re-signing him for 2023 and beyond before he makes the final call.Get all the latest NRL news, highlights and analysis delivered straight to your inbox with Fox Sports Sportmail. Sign up now!!!

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