The Knights’ search for a star forward looks set to continue for a little while longer at least, after Broncos prop Tevita Pangai Jr indicated that he doesn’t plan on leaving Brisbane, adding that “we’ll get it sorted“.
There are fears Broncos hooker Andrew McCullough will miss up to a month of action, after he hyperextended his elbow during his side’s loss to the Storm.
The Storm didn’t escape the match unscathed though, with key forward Jesse Bromwich set to miss a few weeks with a Grade One MCL injury suffered in the same game.
The NRL meanwhile, have have declared that the decision to award a try from Billy Slater‘s “drop kick” was indeed the correct call.
Rabbitohs skipper Sam Burgess is facing another two weeks on the sidelines, after being charged for his high shot on Raiders half Aidan Sezer.
The season of Knights halfback Mitchell Pearce appears to be over, after he suffered a ruptured pectoral in his side’s last-gasp win over the Tigers.
In better news Nathan Brown could become the Knights head coach indefinitely, with the club reportedly close to offering Brown an open-ended, performance-based deal.
Eels fullback Clint Gutherson was announced as a co-captain of the club prior to their game against the Sea Eagles, and he made his maiden captaincy outing a win.
The injury comeback of Eels star Jarryd Hayne was short-lived, leaving his team’s first win of the year early, with another hip injury.