Manly have extended the contracts of young props Addin Fonua-Blake and Taniela Paseka, with the pair signing on for a further two years.
Fonua-Blake was already contracted until the 2020 season meaning his new deal takes him until the end of 2022, while Paseka’s extension now sees him remain a Sea Eagle until at least the end of the 2021 season.
Fonua-Blake has played 60 games for Manly has was involved in all 24 in 2018, while Paseka made his debut earlier this year and finished the season with 13 first-grade appearances.
“It’s a wonderful signing for our Club. Addin can become one of the great Manly Warringah Sea Eagles front-rowers in its history,” Hasler said of Fonua-Blake on the club’s website.
“This is something that Addin has really worked hard for. The most pleasing aspect is that he has a great appreciation of how he has got there and he understands it.”
Hasler also spoke to seaeagles.com.au about Paseka, and can’t wait to see what the future holds for the 21-year-old.
“Taniela is a willing learner and he has a lot of experience around him. I have no doubt that he will graduate to be an outstanding NRL front-rower,” Hasler said.