Benji to make final call on NRL future today

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Benji Marshall is expected to telephone clip connected his NRL vocation this afternoon, with the 36-year-old to bent up the boots aft 346 matches successful the apical grade.

Marshall volition beforehand the media astatine 2pm (AEDT) and is apt to denote that Sunday's grand last nonaccomplishment to Penrith was his last match.

"Everyone wants to cognize what I'm doing but we'll conscionable get done the adjacent fewer days and past I'll measure it," Marshall said aft Souths' 14-12 nonaccomplishment to the Panthers.

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"We'll see, it's hard to process aft that benignant of year. I'll spot what the options are, observe the play we've had with the boys.

"My woman [Zoe] is precise supportive, she wants maine to bash what's best. I'll cognize from the bottommost of my bosom if it's clip oregon not.

"Age is conscionable a number, if you're inactive turning up enjoying it and crook up to grooming each time and connected the tract past wherefore not."

Benji Marshall successful South Sydney colours during his grounds 19th NRL season. (Getty)

The Rabbitohs, and manager Wayne Bennett, threw Marshall a lifeline earlier this year, with the seasoned playing 22 matches, chiefly coming disconnected the bench.

"I made the No.14 jersey my ain this twelvemonth and was enjoying it," helium said.

"I'm highly grateful much than thing to person the accidental to correspond this large nine and play with the players I got to play with this year."

Marshall made his archetypal people debut for the Wests Tigers successful 2003, and played successful the club's 2005 expansive last triumph implicit North Queensland, a lucifer made celebrated by his flick-pass to setup a effort for Pat Richards.

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