Warriors centre Dane Nielsen came close to inking a deal to move to Hull, only for it to fall through at the last minute.
Penrith's quest for its first minor premiership since 2003 has been dealt a major blow.
DAVID LONG -
Sunday Star Times
With seven games to go, today's clash with Manly will define what lies ahead for the Warriors.
James Tamou's immediate playing future is in doubt after he suffered a neck injury against the Bulldogs.
Tomorrow's game against the Sea Eagles will be a test in a multitude of ways for five-eighth Chad Townsend.