Auckland Nines Day 1 casualty ward

Manly were the hardest team hit on the first day of the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines, but there were few serious injuries to report.

The biggest concern is over Sea Eagles back-rower Jamie Buhrer, who suffered a suspected broken jaw in an Albert Vete tackle in what was his comeback game from an ACL injury that ruined his 2015 season.

Broncos
Corey Oates withdrew before the first game due to a suspected back complaint and will sit out the weekend.

Dragons
Kiti Glymin came off in the second game with a suspected hamstring strain.

Eels
John Folau came from the field early in his side's second game with a suspected hamstring strain and will require scans.

Rabbitohs
Alex Johnston came off in the first game with a jarred shoulder and did not play the second game. He will require scans.

Sea Eagles
Jamie Buhrer will require scans on a suspected broken jaw following a tackle involving Albert Vete from the Warriors. 

Jake Trbojevic was taken from the field after a suffering a head injury when tackling Konrad Hurrell. He will not play on Day 2 but is not thought to be at risk of missing NRL action.

Nathan Green came from the field after a head clash with teammate Blake Leary but has been cleared to take part in Day 2.

Jorge Taufua never made it onto the field on Day 1 after a minor hamstring complaint was detected before play.

Wests Tigers
Chris Lawrence came from the field to ice a hip in his team's first game and did not return. 

Tyler Cassel went low in a tackle in the same game and came from the field for a concussion assessment. 

Josh Drinkwater came off in his side's second game to get his ankle strapped and took no further part on Day 1.

Panthers
Sione Katoa will miss day two of the Nines after suffering a medial knee injury in the win over Wests Tigers. He will have scans, but is expected to spend at least a month on the sidelines.