2024 Panthers Contract Thread

NRL Squad (30 Player Roster)

Player 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 Link Signed 24’
Paul Alamoti 2024 2025
Nathan Cleary 2024 2025 2026 2027
Jack Cole 2024 2025
Dylan Edwards 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Matt Eisenhuth 2024
James Fisher-Harris 2024
Luke Garner 2024
Mavrik Geyer 2024 2025
Harrison Hassett 2024 2025
Liam Henry 2024 2025 2026
Mitch Kenny 2024 2025 2026 2027
Daine Laurie 2024
Moses Leota 2024 2025 2026 2027
Ativalu Lisati 2024
Jarome Luai 2024
Soni Luke 2024 2025
Liam Martin 2024 2025 2026 2027
Taylan May 2024
Jesse McLean 2024 2025 2026
Tyrone Peachey 2024
Preston Riki 2024 2025
Brad Schneider 2024 2025
Lindsay Smith 2024 2025 2026
Scott Sorensen 2024 2025 2026
Izack Tago 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Brian To’o 2024 2025 2026 2027
Sunia Turuva 2024
Isaah Yeo 2024 2025 2026 2027

NRL Development Squad

Player 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 Link Signed 24’
Isaiah Iongi 2024 NRL
Riley Price 2024 NRL
Preston Riki * NRL
Luke Sommerton 2024

* Promoted to Top 30

Coaching Staff (Seniors)

Coach Role Link
Head Coach (Telstra Premiership)        Ivan Cleary
Assistant Coach (Telstra Premiership) Peter Wallace
Assistant Coach (Telstra Premiership) Ben Gardiner
Head Coach (Knock on Effect NSW Cup) Ben Harden
Head Coach (Jersey Flegg Cup) Jono Rolfe

Coaching Staff (Juniors)

Coach Role Link
Head Coach (U19 SG Ball Cup)        Scott Thompson
Head Coach (U17 Harold Matthews Cup) Kyle Churchill
Assistant Coach (U19 Tarsha Gale Cup) Karen Stuart
Head Coach (U17 Lisa Fiaola Cup) Matthew Reid

Player Movements

Player / Coach Movement Club To/From Contract Expires Source
Paul Alamoti :small_red_triangle:IN Canterbury Bulldogs 2024
Brad Schneider :small_red_triangle:IN Hull KR 2025
Dane Laurie :small_red_triangle:IN Wests Tigers 2024
James Fisher-Harris * :small_red_triangle_down:OUT New Zealand Warriors 2028
Zac Hosking :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Canberra Raiders 2026
Jerome Luai * :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Wests Tigers 2030
Tom Jenkins :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Newcastle Knights 2026
Kurt Falls :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Brisbane Broncos 2024
Chris Smith :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Released
Eddie Blacker :small_red_triangle_down:OUT Released

* Departs in 2025

Last Updated: 17/04/2024
Change Log

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Change Log

27/04/2024 James Fisher-Harris Departing (New Zealand Warriors 2025)
11/04/2023 Preston Riki Extends contract to 2025 (Promotion to NRL Squad)
06/04/2023 Mitch Kenny Extends contract to 2027
22/03/2023 Taylan May Extends contract to 2026
19/03/2023 Paul Alamoti Extends contract to 2025
13/03/2023 Izack Tago Extends contract to 2028
10/01/2024 Zac Hosking Departed (to Canberra Raiders)
03/01/2024 Jerome Luai Departing (West Tigers 2025)
10/11/2023 Harrison Hassett Promoted to Top 30 Squad
02/11/2023 Kurt Falls Departed (to Brisbane Broncos)
02/11/2023 Eddie Blacker Released
02/11/2023 Chris Smith Released
02/11/2023 Thomas Jenkins Departed (to Newcastle Knights)
20/09/2023 Lindsay Smith Extended to 2026
13/09/2023 Paul Alamoti Signed to 2024 (from Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs)
13/09/2023 Brad Schneider Signed to 2025 (from Hull KR)
13/09/2023 2024 Contract List Created

Paul Alamoti ⮕ Signed to 2024 (New Signing)
Brad Schneider ⮕ Signed to 2025 (New Signing)

Lindsay Smith ⮕ Signed to 2026

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Is the backline depth starting to look lean, or are there more juniors coming up?

NRL news 2023 | The Mole: Penrith winger Tom Jenkins signs with Newcastle on eve of NRL decider (nine.com.au)

Any leaner than 2021 when we lost Mansour and found Burton and Momo?

Any leaner than 2022 when we lost Burto and Momo and found Tago and Tiny May.

Any leaner than this year, when we loose Staines and May suffers a season ending injury, and we found Turuva?

Next man up in our back line has been producing the goods

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Thomas Jenkins ⮕ Newcastle Knights (2026)

Chris Smith ⮕ Released
Eddie Blacker ⮕ Released

Kurt Falls ⮕ Brisbane Broncos

https://www.zerotackle.com/clearys-understudy-set-for-penrith-exit-164613/

Anyone know why Blacker wasnt given more opportunities in first grade…I was at the game in Townsville his only appearance and thought he played well including a try saving tackle toward the end of the game. Good luck to him anyways

I know there was concerns about his discipline. He has a habit of giving away a few too many penalties, and has spend more than a few weeks on the sideline.

I feel he has a real hot temper as well, gave off real Jack Hetherington vibes, he found it very easy to lose his cool.

Penrith Panthers have named their NRL Squad and Development Squad.

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via the Daily Telegraph

PANTHERS TRAIN AND TRIAL PLAYERS 2024

  • Daeon Amituanai (winger)
  • Trent Toelau (half)
  • Billy Scott (hooker

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Jerome Luai ⮕ Wests Tigers (2025)

Zac Hosking ⮕ Canberra Raiders

With the unlocked roster spot, and Ivan’s comments about promoting from within, I have given thought to who might replac while in the top 30 this year.

For what it’s worth, I think it should be Sommerton, who is still on a development contract this year. I believe back up hooker is a weakness with the squad as is, as it stands at the moment (although could change), Luke just doesn’t seem ready for first grade and seems stalled in his development.

We do have plenty of up and coming second row options already in our top 30 squad, so I feel this gives best balance.

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Spot has gone to Preston Riki, Billy Scott has been upgraded to a development player, per Peter Lang from the Weekender

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