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An update on the Dyldam Parramatta Eels heading into Round 15 of the Telstra NRL Premiership. 

Centre John Folau has sustained a fractured wrist playing in the Intrust Super Premiership NSW, and will miss 6-8 weeks of competition. 

Halfback Mitch Cornish will miss approximately 5 more weeks of competition with a medial collateral ligament injury, while winger Bureta Faraimo is expected to return to the field in Round 16 from a fractured eye socket. 

Halfback Kieran Foran will miss the remainder of the 2016 season after undergoing shoulder surgery, as will Luke Kelly following surgery for an ACL injury.

Second-rower Kelepi Tanginoa will miss another 10-12 weeks of competition following surgery for syndesmosis of the ankle. 

Tim Mannah (shoulder blade) is expected to return in Round 17 following the NRL bye whilst Brad Takairangi (hamstring) is expected to return in round 18. 

Anthony Watmough remains unavailable for selection following a pre-season knee injury.

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