Penrith have locked in one of the key elements of their future for another two years, signing Izack Tago on a contract extension until the end of 2025.
The 20-year-old was already on the books for 2023 but Penrith did their business early to extend it.
Having tasted a freshman in 2021, Tago has been the first-choice left center this season and has shone with nine tries in 14 games and plenty of devastating runs.
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“Re-signing with the club I debuted for means so much to me. Staying with the boys I’ve played with for the past few years is even better,” Tago said.
“I’m proud to represent this area. I’ve been here all my life and this place is my home. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to represent the community.”
Penrith will continue to face battles to retain all of their top talent in the years to come, which shows how much they trust Tago to put his retention at the top of the heap.
“It’s great to see another local junior committing his future to the club, and we’re delighted to see Izack remain in Panthers colors until at least the end of 2025,” club CEO Matt Cameron said. .
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“It’s been an important week for Izack, who has also been selected in Samoa’s squad for next week’s Pacific Test against the Cook Islands – a great reward for his hard work and dedication.
“Izack has made the most of his freshman opportunity this season, and we’re excited to see him develop his game at the Panthers over the next three years.”
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