The 35-year-old hooker announced his intention to quit the game on Tuesday, saying the time had come for him to focus on wife Kellie and their two children.
Raiders fullback Jack Wighton was in so much pain with an injured sternum that he could barely talk.
The Canberra Raiders are knocking on the door of the top four after toppling the Gold Coast 30-22.
Jarrod Croker is on track to set Raiders records which may never be broken.
NSW forward Greg Bird has no intention of stepping aside from the Origin arena, adamant NSW's young stars need him, Robbie Farah and Josh Morris to lead them into the future.
The critics are demanding a New South Wales cleanout for State of Origin III after another barren campaign but Ricky Stuart insists it's up to the current squad to "get themselves out of it."
Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson puts Super League tactic into play in NRL.
Former Queensland five-eighth Ben Ikin has urged patience with Aidan Sezer's Raiders transition, but Canberra teammates are confident the half is bracing for a breakout game against former side Gold Coast on Sunday.
Canberra Raiders hope new TV deal brings fairness to free-to-air coverage after Channel Nine snub.
Rugby league greats have urged Laurie Daley to consider Joey Leilua for Origin III.
Canberra fullback Jack Wighton is an influential player when it comes to the Raiders' results.
Raiders captain Jarrod Croker thinks his young forward has taken his game to another level this season.
And the former New Zealand international says with experience comes a "really good" future.
Raiders veteran Sia Soliola backs Brenko Lee to deputise for cousin Edrick, who could be out for another month.
Manly have suffered their sixth consecutive loss as the former silvertails continue to plummet down the NRL ladder following a 30-10 defeat at Robina.
Fortress Brookvale has hardly had the enemy circling at the gates this year, but rather a red carpet rollout asking opponents to stroll right in. But would Manly really hope to cure their home ills with a season-defining week in Queensland?
Parramatta have snapped Gold Coast's four-game NRL winning streak with a 22-12 win in Darwin.
Henry says minor injury unlikely to keep hooker out of Eels clash.
Gold Coast scrumhalf Ash Taylor nailed a golden-point field goal to lift his side to a dramatic 29-28 win.
Gold Coast fills void left by James Roberts' departure.