Will Smith has signed a new one-year deal with the Panthers.

Smith re-signs with Panthers

Panthers can confirm Will Smith has extended his stay with the club until the end of the 2016 season.

The 23-year-old utility back said he was excited to have secured another season with the Panthers.

"This club is on the rise and it's great to know I will have the opportunity to be a part of that," Smith said.

"There’s a great culture here in Penrith, along with a great bunch of guys in the team.

"My first goal for next season is to cement a starting spot in the side – that will be my focus."

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