Manly has copped a stroke up of its preliminary last showdown with South Sydney connected Friday night.
It had been reported Sea Eagles centre was Brad Parker cleared of a manus wounded and would enactment up astatine Suncorp Stadium, but Nine's Danny Weidler broke the quality Parker volition not play the game.
He volition beryllium replaced by hulking centre Moses Suli.
"Last nighttime we mentioned Brad Parker was successful uncertainty for the game," Weidler told Nine News.
"I tin archer you present Brad Parker is officially retired of the game. In comes the barnstorming Moses Suli."
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Suli, 23, has been successful and retired of the squad this twelvemonth and would person missed the do-or-die last if not for Parker's injury.
Suli looks acceptable to leap vessel and articulation the Dragons adjacent season.
He was erstwhile handed the NRL's richest ever declaration for a teenager, signed by Canterbury connected a $1.3 cardinal woody earlier being released conscionable 1 period into that stint astatine Belmore.
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