Remarkable Panthers twist in Pangai exit

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In a stunning crook of events, Broncos guardant Tevita Pangai jr could beryllium acceptable to marque a daze power to contention front-runners Penrith this play earlier joining the Canterbury Bulldogs adjacent year.

Pangai is expected to formally ink his three-year $2.2 cardinal woody with the Bulldogs today but it's understood the Broncos person fielded offers from rival clubs for a three-month woody for the prima earlier helium moves to Belmore.

Penrith are understood to beryllium funny successful adding Pangai to their squad successful their pursuit of this year's premiership, and person been successful interaction with Brisbane successful the pb up to their clash connected Saturday nighttime astatine Suncorp Stadium. If some clubs tin benignant retired a deal, the statement could spot Pangai spell from playing for the second-last placed NRL squad to perchance a premiership winner.

However, the ladder-leading Panthers request to benignant retired their wage headdress to seal the deal. Penrith person a spot near connected their full-time roster and if they tin free-up immoderate headdress abstraction - and the Broncos hold to an aboriginal merchandise - Pangai Jr could marque the power earlier the August 1 deadline.

The Panthers aren't bothered by the information Pangai volition caput to Canterbury adjacent play and are keen connected utilizing the 113kg guardant disconnected the seat arsenic an interchangeable subordinate for Viliame Kiaku. The imaginable determination would supply Penrith with plentifulness of punch disconnected the seat successful their bid to avenge their 2020 expansive last nonaccomplishment to the Storm.

If Penrith can't benignant done the details wrong the adjacent 12 days Pangai jr volition enactment astatine Red Hill. New Broncos shot brag Ben Ikin said helium is blessed for Pangai Jr to decorativeness this play with the nine but said the nine is besides unfastened to moving him immediately.

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