A blow for Maori as Roosters pair Joseph Manu and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves have been ruled out of the Harvey Norman All-Stars clash next week.
Injuries are sidelining the two players and there are doubts the pair won’t be available for round one of the NRL.
Manu suffered a facial fracture during a team trip to Queenstown last week according to the club while Waerea-Hargreaves has a back and hamstring issue.
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The All-Stars clash is scheduled for next Saturday.