Sam Tomkins during a Warriors training session ahead of this weekend's NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park. NRL Rugby League. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 28 January 2015. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga/www.photosport.co.nz

A virus has ruled fullback Sam Tomkins out of the Vodafone Warriors’ games against Gold Coast and Canberra at the 2015 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park today.

Head coach Andrew McFadden has confirmed Tomkins won’t play today. He will stay at the team's hotel and it's hoped he'll recover to play ttomorrow.