Canberra�s inability to attract promising recruits has been put down poor climate and the City�s emphasis on rugby union side, the ACT Brumbies.
Finch will begin negotiations with other clubs after the June 30 anti-tampering deadline.
Finch, the son former St George centre, Robert Finch, is set to be become hot property. Clubs rumoured to be chasing his signature include South Sydney, St George Illawarra, the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos. The Broncos and Roosters will have difficulty fitting Finch under the NRL salary cap.