Penrith have secured the services of former Roosters and Warriors forward Suaia Matagi.

Panthers sign Matagi

Penrith Panthers are delighted to announce the signing of forward Suaia Matagi on a one-year deal, with an option for a second year.

The arrival of the 27-year-old prop will bolster the club's front row stocks and create intense competition within the Panthers pack in 2016.

"We are very pleased to sign Sui to our club and he will provide tremendous impact and leadership to our young forwards," Panthers Executive General Manager Rugby League Phil Gould AM said.

"Off the field Sui has proven himself to be an inspiration with his life story and his preparedness to share his experiences with the younger generation.

"As well as playing football, Sui is keen to involve himself in a number of the club's community projects."

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