Todd Carney has rejected a lucrative offer from Penrith to commit to a long-term deal at the Sharks.
The incumbent NSW five-eighth has agreed to a five-year deal which will see him remain at Cronulla until the end of the 2018 season.
Carney, who turns 27 in June, had been targeted by the Panthers after they missed out on Johnathan Thurston.
Loyalty to Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan and skipper Paul Gallen and being settled in Sutherland Shire has led to Carney rejecting significant financial offers from New Zealand and the Panthers.
Here to stay: Todd Carney. Picture: Jonathan Carroll
In doing so, he has brushed aside concerns regarding the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority to remain at the club.
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