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Pirtek Parramatta Eels club captain Tim Mannah has revealed superstar Jarryd Hayne won't be taking the field for the Blue and Gold against Manly tomorrow night, with his hamstring still not back to 100 percent.

"No, Jarryd won't be playing for us this week, he's got to do everything he can to get that hamstring right," Mannah said.

"I'm not Dr Mannah, and I don't know how he's travelling, some days are good, some days not so good, so he's got to wait to see how his body feels.

With the State of Origin side for the deciding clash being named tonight, Mannah says he's hopeful Haynsey still gets the nod.

"It will be great to get him on for State of Origin [next week], so hopefully they can sort that out by then."

With Hayne on the sideline, it will see Jake Mullaney move again into the fullback position.

"Jake's been really good for us, every time he gets an opportunity he takes it with both hands, and hopefully he can have a great game there tomorrow night," Mannah said,

"Ricky's done a great job of blooding some new talent, and they're going to be all the better for it in the future; getting games under the belt is the best way to get experience and become a better footy player."

Looking ahead to tomorrow night's clash with the Sea Eagles, Tim says the Eels are wary of a top-four side bouncing off the back of a few losses.

"Any team, especially a good team like Manly, when they have a few losses it's probably the most dangerous time to play them, especially at Brookvale."

"We've got to make sure we're on our game, and play the best we can to bring it home."

Mannah is hopeful the Eels side can use their rest period over the bye to their full advantage, and make the most of their refreshed bodies.

"Mentally I think we all needed that freshening up, we're all recharged and have had a great week at training; so hopefully we can take that break and use it by coming out and having a really energetic game."

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