Gun prop adds to Panthers' injury headaches

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The Panthers are sweating connected the fittingness of front-rowers James Fisher-Harris, Tevita Pangai Junior and Moses Leota arsenic they zero successful connected adjacent Sunday's NRL expansive last against the Rabbitohs.

Penrith were without Leota for their 10-6 preliminary last triumph implicit Melbourne yesterday, earlier Fisher-Harris and Pangai Jr joined the club's wounded database during the Panthers' lightning-quick and brutal expansive last qualifier clash with the Storm.

As Leota battles a calf wounded during the lead-up to the decider, Fisher-Harris and Pangai Jr are dealing with genu injuries.

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Penrith front-rower James Fisher-Harris carries the shot during the Panthers' preliminary last triumph implicit the Storm. (NRL Imagery)

Bench hooker Mitch Kenny is besides nether an wounded cloud, having suffered an ankle wounded during the Panthers' semi-final and missing the preliminary final.

Penrith co-captain Isaah Yeo was asked astir the camp's fittingness connected Nine's NRL Sunday Footy Show.

"They each did medicals this morning. We've had a fewer hobbling astir each week, truthful you benignant of hold until time to fig retired what's going on," Yeo said.

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Panthers front-rower Tevita Pangai inferior injured connected the crushed during Penrith's preliminary last triumph implicit Melbourne. (NRL Imagery)

"To maine it looked similar a medial (for Pangai Jr), Moses different 1 and past 'Fish' not rather definite either.

"We've had injuries beauteous overmuch since Origin, to beryllium fair. We've dealt with it truly well.

"It's evidently been a small spot antithetic to past season. Last twelvemonth it seemed similar it was creaseless sailing close passim the year, whereas we've had to look a small spot much adversity with that benignant of worldly this year.

"Whatever happens we'll sanction 17 players that I'm definite are capable to bash the occupation connected the weekend."

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