The Gold Coast Titans have confirmed that Jai Arrow will stay put for the 2020 season, before leaving the club to play for the South Sydney Rabbitohs next year.
The young forward had reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with South Sydney last month, which would begin from 2021.
There was talk his management were trying to push for an early release from the Titans so that he could move south for the 2020 season.
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Though today, the Titans have confirmed that Arrow will be seeing out the remainder of his contract on the Gold Coast.
Arrow says he’s determined to finish his time at the Titans on a positive note.
“I am pleased to finally have my future settled, and can now continue pre-season training fully focused on delivering a successful season for Titans Members and fans in 2020.”
Titans Chief Executive Steve Mitchell says he’s disappointed to see Arrow leave the Gold Coast.
“We made Jai our very best offer, because we wanted him to stay.
“Ultimately, the decision to leave was made by Jai and his management, and while disappointed he will leave us at the end of the year, we respect the decision.
“Right now our focus is totally on the season ahead, and having Jai playing a significant role in a successful season for the Titans,” Mitchell said.