Gold Coast teen inks million dollar NRL contract

Brisbane Broncos have signed Gold Coast youngster Payne Haas on a huge contract extension.

The 18-year-old has become the highest paid teenager in the NRL after inking a deal that is reportedly worth $3.4 million and keeps him at Red Hill until 2024.

The Keebra Park High graduate only debuted in the NRL earlier this year but turned heads with his hard-running no-nonsense approach.


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He’s even been called into Queensland Origin camp to act as an Andrew Fifita clone.

Despite this, if selected for representative football he’ll line up for the Blues.

The 196cm, 117kg powerhouse was born in New South Wales and captained the Blues under 18 side.

Broncos super coach Wayne Bennett has dubbed the slew of young forwards at Brisbane as the best he’s ever seen at the club.

Brisbane will be looking to secure other key forwards Tevita Pangai Jr, Matt Lodge, and Jaydn Su’a.

After stints with the ABC and AAP, Mitchell joined 1029 Hot Tomato in 2017. He’ll be out and about bringing you the news that matters on the Coast.

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