Latest injury update: Centre Brad Takairangi will undergo surgery for a fracture to his foot, and has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2015 season.
Centre Will Hopoate left the field with a hamstring strain during the Eels’ Round 22 match in Darwin, and is likely to miss 1-2 weeks.
Prop Peni Terepo made his early return from a pectoral injury against the Panthers, and has been named to play again this week against the tricolours.
Also unavailable for the Blue and Gold:
Danny Wicks (shoulder - season)
Anthony Watmough (knee - season)
Richie Fa'aoso (shoulder - indefinite)
Kaysa Pritchard (pectoral - season)
Beau Champion (knee - season)
Kenny Edwards (knee - season)