Panthers forward Jack Hetherington is set to join Canterbury after Penrith agreed to release the league agitator from the final year of his contract, per Fox Sports.
The 24-year-old is set to join incoming Bulldogs coach Trent Barrett after just 23 games with the Panthers across three seasons, where he was suspend on five occasions.
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Barrett believes that if he can tame Hetherington’s short temper, the promising forward could become a key player at Belmore and prove his stature amongst the league’s biggest hardnuts.
Hetherington isn’t one to shy away from a challenge, going up against Roosters veteran Jared Waerea-Hargreaves earlier this season while on loan with New Zealand.
Barrett is keen on adding some spark to the Bulldogs roster, with Hetherington looking to be a potential suitor for the role.