Brad Fittler has referred to as for NRL contracts to be tightened after Isaiah Papali’i revealed he is having second ideas about going to the Tigers subsequent 12 months.
Papali’i signed with the membership late final 12 months, when Michael Maguire was nonetheless coach, and mentioned the premiership mentor’s sacking had given him chilly ft on the deal which might see him at Harmony till the tip of 2025.
“It was the teaching axing that went on. Once I did signal it was speaking to Madge, and he is an superior coach,” Papali’i informed 9 Information.
“Make the contracts higher – make them to allow them to’t go,” he mentioned.
“In case you signal a contract, you are there. It is insane. I understand how onerous it’s to place collectively wage caps … have a look at how a lot effort and power they put into the wage cap and getting a membership and a workforce collectively.
“That is so onerous – I hope he goes.”
Andrew Johns agreed: “In case you signed a contract, it is carried out is not it?
“In case you signal a contract, you play (there).”
Papali’i’s Eels tackle the Rabbitohs tonight. Victory will go a protracted option to restoring Parramatta’s top-four credentials.