As the NRL Telstra Premiership heads into the annual representative round, unfortunately the following Dyldam Parramatta Eels players were unavailable for representative duties:

Jarryd Hayne - AC joint injury to left shoulder

Nathan Peats - Ankle ligament damage

Tim Mannah - Eardrum

Second-rower Kenny Edwards remains sidelined for 4-6 weeks with a fractured hand sustained during the Eels v Wests match in Round 7, while Ben Smith continues his rehabilitation from a fractured finger.

Jacob Loko remains sidelined indefinitely with his right knee injury, and Lee Mossop is also out indefinitely but recovering well from a right shoulder injury.