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Born in New Zealand, Ben moved to Queensland to take up a scholarship with the Tigers at Keebra Park High School, before joining the club's NYC team. He made his first grade debut in the 2010 semi-finals and last year he was one of the most regular first grade players for them, missing only one game.
General Manager Rugby League Phil Moss says Ben will be a great addition to the Panthers line up.
"Ben is a powerful, hard-running forward with a lot of experience behind him. He will add depth and size to our second-row and promises to showcase some exciting football with his aggressive attacking style"
Ben will join the Panthers effective immediately.