sport news NRL star Josh Mansour 'was headhunted' to run for office against Chris Minns trends now

sport news NRL star Josh Mansour 'was headhunted' to run for office against Chris Minns trends now
sport news NRL star Josh Mansour 'was headhunted' to run for office against Chris Minns trends now

sport news NRL star Josh Mansour 'was headhunted' to run for office against Chris Minns trends now

NRL star Josh Mansour 'was headhunted' to run for office against the man many are tipping to be the next premier of NSW - but winger turned it down to make footy comeback

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Josh Mansour rejected the chance to run for office in March's state election, after being approached to run for the NSW Liberal Party.

A representative of Dom Perrottet's government approached Mansour, 32, to ask whether he would be interested in running against Labor leader Chris Minns in the marginal seat of Kogarah.

Minns is hotly tipped to succeed Perrottet but Mansour was seemingly backed by the Liberals to mount a serious challenge to the seasoned politician.

Josh Mansour has revealed how he was approached by the Liberals to run for office

Josh Mansour has revealed how he was approached by the Liberals to run for office

Mansour had previously considered a switch

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