Big News From the Manly Sheds On Tommy 'Turbo'

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Big News From the Manly Sheds On Tommy 'Turbo'

Manly is about to be given mid-season boost, with Tom Trbojevic set to be named in an extended side to take on Newcastle this Friday, reports

The superstar fullback, who injured his knee and ankle in a controversial tackle against Brisbane last month, was originally scheduled to return in round 18 against Penrith.

However that has now been revised, allowing him the chance to play a couple of games before NSW name their team for the second State of Origin in Sydney.

Manly are on a roll at the moment, but the win over Canberra did come at a cost with winger Jorge Taufua ruled out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

- Additional reporting AAP