Stephen Crichton agrees new Penrith Panthers deal

Penrith Panthers centre Stephen Crichton has signed a new deal that will see him stay at the club until at least the end of 2023.

The 20-year-old Samoan has scored 17 tries in 26 appearances for the Panthers since making his NRL debut in 2019. He was named in the Dally M Team of the Year in 2020.

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Crichton said: “It’s really exciting to know I’m going to be at Panthers for the next three years.

“This is my home. I’ve grown up in this club and built strong relationships with everyone here. I’ve never wanted to play anywhere else.

“To get the deal done before the season starts is massive and now I can focus on playing my best footy.”

Panthers coach Ivan Cleary said: “I’m very happy that Critta will continue to grow and develop in the Panthers system alongside his good mates.

“I look forward to working with him over the next three years and I know he’ll contribute strongly to our club on and off the field in that time.”

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