PRESS RELEASE - CLEAL RELEASED 29/03/2006 By Manly Sea Eagles The Manly Sea Eagles today granted a release to 22 year old forward Kane Cleal to join the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Cleal's accountant Peter Tracey recently sought a release from Manly in a bid to further Cleal's career in the NRL. Manly CEO Pat Wilson said Cleal was given permission for his management to test the market after the young backrower felt he could get better opportunities to progress his ambition to play NRL on a more frequent level with another club. "Kane has expressed high regard to the Manly club for the professional manner in which his request for a release has been administeredÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã‚Â Wilson said. Cleal has played 14 NRL matches with the Sea Eagles after making his debut against Canberra in 2004. As a result of negotiations this week the Manly club was approached by South Sydney with a firm offer and as of today Kane Cleal has been released to the Rabbitohs. Cleal will be available to play for South Sydney from this weekend.