Andrew Fifita is set to play his first NRL game in six weeks when the Sharks meet South Sydney in Sunday’s elimination NRL final.
The 26-year-old hasn’t played since round 20 after copping a six-week ban for abusing a referee at a junior game in July.
His return was in doubt after sustaining a calf tear last week, but he completed a field session today and teammate Sam Tagataese says Fifita’s ready to go.
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His comeback will be a welcome return to a Sharks side that stumbled into September with a shock loss to Manly last week, costing them a top-four spot.