Penrith have denied their rivals the probability to poach fascinating youthful centre Izack Tago, who has re-signed with the reigning premiers by means of to the conclusion of 2025.
Tago is savoring a breakout time and has helped to revamp the Panthers’ still left edge alongside winger Taylan Might, who also signed a deal extension this thirty day period.
The pair have scored 22 attempts amongst them in the 1st 14 game titles of the period and will be crucial to Penrith’s pursuit of back-to-back again premierships.
Tago, 20, experienced previously been contracted until eventually the stop of 2023 but would have been totally free to negotiate with other golf equipment from November 1.
“Re-signing with the club that I debuted for implies so much to me. To keep with the boys that I’ve played with more than the last couple several years helps make it even superior,” Tago, who is a local junior, reported.
“I’m very pleased to characterize this location. I’ve been in this article my complete lifestyle and this location is household to me. I am excited for the prospect to symbolize the local community.”
Tago may have re-signed but the Panthers will battle to maintain each participant who comes off deal subsequent year.
Stephen Crichton, Liam Martin, Brian To’o, Spencer Leniu and Scott Sorensen are all with out deals over and above 2023 and could comply with premiership teammates Kurt Capewell, Matt Burton, Api Koroisau and Viliame Kikau out the doorway.
This 12 months, the Panthers have prioritised re-signing rising prospective customers.
Sunia Turuva, Lindsay Smith, Ativalu Lisati and Liam Henry have all recommitted to the club.