Rabbitohs forward John Sutton is hoping to play on in 2019, and has told his coach Anthony Seibold as much.
Rabbitohs hooker Robbie Farah has admitted that he’s contemplating retirement, saying that he has to “weigh up if I still want to play“.
Sharks fullback Josh Dugan was a late scratching for Cronulla on Friday night, and is set to miss up to a month with a leg injury.
The Sharks have been linked to a mid-season move for Bulldogs prop Aaron Woods, with Sharks coach Shane Flanagan saying that “we’ll have a look at it“.
Early fears that Eels half Mitch Moses may have suffered an MCL tear have been proven wide of the mark, with the club revealing that he merely suffered some “bone bruising“, and he should return in a couple of weeks.
Likewise, the hamstring injury for Eels utility Will Smith isn’t believed to be too bad, and he should only miss a match or two.
The good news ends there though for Parramatta, with second rower Tepai Moeroa facing a three-week ban for a shoulder charge.
It’s unclear exactly where Eels five-eighth Corey Norman will play next year, following reports that he’s unwanted at Parramatta.
Finally on Parramatta, Eels second rower Beau Scott will wait until he’s further into his rehab from his ACL repair before deciding whether or not to play on in 2019.
Former Kiwis captain Nathan Cayless has been appointed as an assistant to New Zealand head coach Michael Maguire.