Tate will join the club of his brother-in-law Steve Price after spending seven seasons in the NRL with the Broncos.
“We understand the position Brent is in with regards to his career,” said Broncos’ chief executive Bruno Cullen today.
“He has been a valued member of this club since he joined us in 1999, and we have watched him grow from Queensland Cup player to NRL first grader to Origin player to Test regular.
“But as is often the case, it is salary cap pressure that has caused this outcome."
Newcastle prop Adam Woolnough has agreed to terms with Penrith. He will join the Panthers for 2008 on a three year contract, Penrith’s General Manager Rugby League, Michael Leary, said today. Woolnough, 25, made his NRL debut with the Knights in 2002.
…….Brisbane have secured the services of Penrith's front rower Joel Clinton on a 3 year contract for next season, the big blockbusting prop forward has 1 Test cap for Australia 2004; was a member of the Kangaroo Tour 2003; and has represented City Origin in 2003, 2005, 2006.