Mystery hangs over Panthers star in wheelchair

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It wouldn't beryllium NRL expansive final week without enigma shrouding a fig of the premiership decider's biggest players.

And media and fans tin expect plentifulness of fume and mirrors coming retired of some camps if contiguous is thing to spell by.

Penrith had a laughter erstwhile Origin winger Brian To'o rocked up to media time successful a wheelchair.

To'o had his near little limb strapped arsenic he's been battling an ankle injury, and helium was pushed by teammate Viliame Kikau.

But journalists were told it was simply the cheeky winger playing a prank, alternatively than thing sinister.

"I don't cognize what he's doing there, he's astir apt having a laugh," teammate Liam Martin said of To'o.

"I deliberation he's up and walking present truthful I deliberation he's each right. I deliberation (the wheelchair) was successful 1 of the storerooms and helium got it out."

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To'o is lone 1 of a fig of Panthers players battling wounded and racing the timepiece for Sunday's decider astatine Suncorp Stadium.

Tevita Pangai Jr withdrew from today's media accidental and helium was seen successful a afloat limb brace arsenic helium fights a genu injury.

James Fisher-Harris is carrying a insignificant genu wounded but helium assured journalists helium is acceptable and acceptable to play connected Sunday, portion Moses Leota is warring to instrumentality aft missing the preliminary last with a calf injury.

For South Sydney, seasoned halfback Adam Reynolds was hampered during the preliminary last triumph implicit Manly.

Reynolds took a backmost spot during the crippled but helium volition surely enactment up successful the expansive final, which volition beryllium his past crippled for the Rabbitohs.

Teams volition beryllium named astatine 4pm tomorrow.

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