The Canterbury Bulldogs seem to be building a solid roster under new coach Trent Barrett, now adding Corey Allan to their squad.
Allan, who showed the rugby league world his skills in the back half of the 2020 season with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, joins the Bulldogs on a three-year deal.
With uncertainty over his future at the Rabbitohs and a much easier path to first-grade at the Bulldogs, the Bunnies opted to release him from his contract early.
In the end, the Rabbitohs did not want to stand in Allan’s way of increased opportunity at another club.
“We felt it would be unfair to stand in the way of Corey progressing his career somewhere else, he will always be a Rabbitoh, and we wish him and his partner Teigan all the best for the future,” said Head of Football Mark Ellison.
As for the Bulldogs, they have worked hard to make astute signings and Barrett is excited to have Allan on board.
“We have worked hard in the off-season to sign the right players in terms of their ability and attitude and we believe that Corey will be a great addition for our club,” said Barrett.
“Everyone has seen what Corey can do over the past two seasons and we believe that he has the potential to be an outstanding player and someone that adds both quality and versatility to our backline.
“Corey will join us immediately and start training with the squad from today and everyone is looking forward to him being part of the Bulldogs.”