Wests Tigers halfback Luke Brooks was charged with contrary contact over an incident involving Jack Gosiewski at Lottoland on Thursday night but is available to face the Knights next round. Brooks took an early plea and was fined $1350.
Wests Tigers have been dealt a huge blow leading into the club’s biggest game in almost a decade with skipper Moses Mbye ruled out for Sunday’s blockbuster against the Sharks.
The Tigers are yet to officially rule Mbye out of the game but NRL.com understands he has been scratched for the do-or-die fixture after failing to prove he had recovered from a hip injury at a closed session at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday.
Mystery surrounds whether Robbie Farah will be fit for Sunday's must-win clash with Cronulla after Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire said he'd made a final decision but would not reveal it until an hour before kick-off.
Wests Tigers hooker Jacob Liddle has reached a milestone in his recovery from a serious knee injury with the removal of a brace.
The club has announced Liddle received a "positive surgical review" and is able to commence a lower body rehabilitation program. It is hoped he can start running by the early rounds of next season.
Tigers forward Josh Aloiai has been given positive news after wrist surgery and is training in a splint.
Prop Russell Packer is still recovering from foot surgery, while Matt Eisenhuth and Alex Twal had successful groin surgery and will resume full team training in the coming weeks.
Elijah Taylor (knee) and David Nofoaluma (elbow) will resume pre-season training in early December. Michael Chee Kam returned to training on Monday and will be monitored after hurting his shoulder while playing for Samoa.
New signing Adam Doueihi went off in the Tigers' loss to Penrith with an upper leg injury but coach Michael Maguire after the game said Doueihi's exit was precautionary and he'd be fit for the next trial.