So who will be the Panthers best off-season buy?
It's hard to go past 2012 premiership winning Storm forward Sika Manu. He will be joined at the club by another Kiwi International in Lewis Brown who is keen to play in an Ivan Cleary coached team. Dean Whare continues the Kiwi influence in the 2013 gains winning a test jumper in the recent Townsville ANZAC test.
James Segeyaro will duel with Kevin Kingston for the starting hooker role. Segeyaro has been dynamic for the Cowboys off the bench for Aaron Payne and he could be the X-Factor the club needs.
Wes Naiqama moves down the freeway from Newcastle to link up with ex-Knight Brad Tighe.