Hooker Jayden Hodges has recovered well after he was taken to hospital during the middle of last weeks game against South Sydney. He trained with the team this week but needs to pass a fitness test before being given the all clear to line-up against the Bulldogs.
Interchange forward James Hasson (thigh) missed last weeks loss to the Bunnies but is expected to take his place on Geoff toovey's bench.
Hooker Matt Ballin’s recovery from a broken leg is coming along smoothly and has commenced light running. He is hopeful of a return later in the NRL Finals Series.
Back-rower Jamie Buhrer has undergone surgery on his right knee and has commenced his rehab. The forward was ruled out for the remainder of the season after rupturing his ACL in Manly’s come from behind victory over Penrith.