Emerging outside back Jesse Arthars will remain a Brisbane Bronco for another two years.The 23-year-old has made 29 NRL appearances, 17 of those for the Broncos since making his debut for the club in the XXXX Derby win over the Cowboys in Round 1, 2020.
At 189cm, he is an athletic runner of the ball and has a great ability to read the game and break a tackle. His contract extension keeps him at the Broncos until the end of 2023.
This season, the Runaway Bay Junior has played 11 NRL games for Brisbane, making 15 tackle breaks and crossing for five tries.
In choosing to remain a Bronco, Arthars joins Kotoni Staggs, Tesi Niu, Keenan Palasia, Jordan Riki, Kobe Hetherington, Jake Turpin, Tyson Gamble, David Mead, and exciting youngsters Brendan Piakura, Teui “TC” Robati, Selwyn Cobbo and Xavier Willison who have all extended with the club in recent months.
They will be joined in 2022 by new signings Adam Reynolds, Kurt Capewell, Corey Jensen and Brenko Lee.
Broncos Football & Performance Director Ben Ikin said: “Jesse has played plenty of NRL footy in 2021 and is continuing to develop nicely as a footballer.
“We think he has plenty of upside in terms of his ability and he is a good team player as well, which is really important to us at the Broncos.”