New South Wales and Australian forward Tyson Frizell says he hopes to be available for St George Illawarra by the start of the NRL season.

Frizell was in the best form of his career in 2016, making his debut for both the Blues and Australia despite struggling with a back injury.

25 year old Frizell says while the injury is not as bad this time around, he’s come to terms with the fact that its something he’ll be dealing with for the rest of his career.