Under-siege Manly coach Des Hasler will miss the first half of the club’s crunch meeting that is set to decide his future on Thursday.
Hasler will leave his agent George Mimis to meet with chief executive Tony Mestrov and chairman Scott Penn for the first half of a “two-part meeting”.
Hasler, 61, is under pressure amid reports of a fractured playing group after the Sea Eagles failed to make finals following a top-four finish last season.
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Hasler is also reportedly fighting with owner Scott Penn while skipper Daly Cherry-Evans has lost some of the dressing room in the wake of the pride jersey saga.
“I rang Des this afternoon and said ‘why aren’t you going to the meeting’ and he said well it’ll be a two-part meeting,…