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THE NRMA Insurance Broncos have ended any hopes of rival NRL clubs trying to poach talented outside back Josh Hoffman.
The rumour mill has been spinning this week, suggesting Hoffman could end up at another club.
However as he is contracted to the Broncos for another two years, his management is legally not able to engage in negotiations with other teams without the Broncos permission.
And that permission will not be forthcoming.
The Broncos moved today to assure fans that the try-scoring whiz will be a Bronco at least for the next two seasons.
General Manager of Football Operations Andrew Gee could not have been any more clear.
"Over the last 12 months there has been a lot of innuendo about Josh Hoffman for a number of reasons," he said.
"The fact is Josh is signed to the club until the end of 2015.
"Josh has never indicated to us personally that he wants to leave. Everytime we have talked to him, he says he wants to stay here.
"Josh will be at this club until his contract runs out in 2015."