Broncos front-rower Tevita Pangai Junior is connected the verge of signing a short-term woody with the Panthers, contempt the information Penrith denied they were keen lone a time ago.
Pangai Junior has penned a three-year woody with the Bulldogs from 2022 but is acceptable to get astatine Canterbury via Penrith, wherever helium volition bolster the club's guardant battalion successful its pursuit of a premiership.
Nine's Danny Weidler is reporting that Penrith are connected the cusp of making the woody hap and that Pangai Junior could play for the Panthers arsenic aboriginal arsenic Round 21, against the Roosters.
The quality comes conscionable a time aft Panthers main enforcement Brian Fletcher changeable down whispers of the club's involvement successful the Tonga international.
"We had a chat with his cause respective weeks ago," Fletcher told Weidler.
"He is simply a prime subordinate but it made nary sense; we person an fantabulous roster."
There's present a greater request for Pangai Junior to articulation the Panthers aft news broke yesterday of front-rower James Fisher-Harris deciding to permission Penrith's Queensland bubble aft Saturday's clash with Brisbane.
Fisher-Harris is acceptable to instrumentality to Sydney for the commencement of his kid and, contempt Penrith's wishes for an exemption, the New Zealand planetary volition person to service a 14-day quarantine play successful a Queensland edifice earlier rejoining the squad.
Pangai Junior this week agreed to articulation the Bulldogs connected a $2.2 cardinal woody implicit 3 years from 2022, the latest successful a drawstring of awesome Canterbury signings.
Josh Addo-Carr, Matt Burton, Brent Naden, Matt Dufty and Tevita Pangai Junior are each locked successful to go Bulldogs, portion axed Dragons front-rower Paul Vaughan is besides reportedly successful talks with Canterbury.
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