Johnny Lomax dreaded the aftermath as much as Issac Luke feared the outcome of his NRL grand final ban.
Souths hooker free to join team-mates on-field after grand final as protocol for banned players relaxed.
Former Kiwis forward's Tigers future in doubt as he focuses on NZ's preparations for Four Nations tournament.
Tokoroa-born Zane Tetevano handed an NRL lifeline by Manly after being sacked by Newcastle last season.
Rabbitohs veteran John Sutton has the chance to show NSW coach Laurie Daley he got it wrong on Sunday.