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All injury news for season 2017
Masoe undergoes knee surgery
Mon 05 Dec, 2016, 10:35am
Dragons media, NRL.com
St George Illawarra Dragons prop Mose Masoe has undergone knee surgery and will commence his rehabilitation immediately.
The Toa Samoa international underwent arthroscopy surgery to remove a 'cyclops lesion' (otherwise known as localised anterior arthrofibrosis) within his right knee.
Masoe's recovery period is presently indefinite due to previous recent surgical history on his Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL).
The prop originally suffered an ACL injury in his right knee midway through the previous pre-season which has since kept him sidelined and unable to debut for the club.
During this recovery period the forward had to undergo several surgeries due to unforeseen complications with this most recent operation intended to restore a range of motion in his knee.
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Kurt Baptite sidelined after rupturing his Achilles
Robbie Farah has torn a bicep at Training
Drew Hutchinson ruled out for the majority of the 2017 season after rupturing his ACL at training
Dale Finucane has suffered a knee injury but should be right for Round 1
Matthew Wright ruled out for 4 weeks with a broken hand
Auckland Nines casualty ward: Day 1
Sat 04 Feb, 2017, 5:56pm
By Martin Gabor, National Correspondent , NRL.com
The injury news to come from day one of the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
The Rabbitohs were dealt a blow with outside back Aaron Gray helped from the field in the first half of their opening pool game against the Raiders.
The club confirmed via Twitter that Gray has sustained a medial ligament injury, and it appears his tournament is over.
Nines skipper Bryson Goodwin was visibly upset for his teammate but said Gray would come back bigger and stronger when fit.
"It's a big blow. He finished the season really well last year.
"The poor fella had a few injuries last year and all the boys feel sorry for him but he'll come back," Goodwin said.
"He was training really well. He would have been in the starting side somewhere so I feel sorry for him."
Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson didn't play at all on Saturday after picking up an injury in the warm-up. His availability for tomorrow remains unclear.
"We're hopeful that with treatment tonight he might be able to play tomorrow.
He has a bit of tightness in the groin area so the doctors and physios are looking after him," Warriors assistant coach Steve McNamara said after the game.
"He felt it as we were warming up so we decided not to take the risk with him.
"I'm not really sure [whether he'll play tomorrow].
"I've stayed away from that so the doctors and the physios are working hard and hopefully we can get a positive result with that."
Matt Dufty told NRL.com he injured his knee during the second-half of his side's loss to the Sea Eagles.
"I hurt my knee in the backend of that game. I think I hyperextended it but it's not too serious.
"I don't think I'll need scans. It's a bit sore but I should be right for tomorrow."
Teammate Patrick Herbert left Eden Park in a moonboot after picking up a foot injury against the Eels.
Cowboys speedster Justin O'Neill was in the wars during North Queensland's first-up win over the Roosters but told NRL.com he had pulled up fine despite picking up a leg knock and then a badly-bleeding nose.
"It was just a little hit across the nose and it opened up but it's all good.
"I copped a little bit of a bump when I hit the ground for our first try but I'll be sweet."
Teammate Johnathan Thurston was on the receiving end of a monster shot from Rooster Paul Carter, and while he emerged after the game with an ice pack on his hand, he confirmed it was simply precautionary.
"He didn't miss. I just got winded but it's alright though. It's footy," he said.
"It's (my hand) alright. I just got a whack to it but nothing serious."
Dylan Walker missed his side's second pool game against the Dragons with a corked thigh but says he will play on Sunday.
"It's just a cork to my calf.
"There were a couple of boys here who didn't get to play the first game so we just wanted to give them a go and let them experience the Auckland crowd," he told NRL.com.
"I played the rest of the game and was sweet so it's nothing major. I'll be sweet for tomorrow."
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Holmes injury in Sharks trial loss
Sun 05 Feb, 2017, 8:07am
By Eden Richards, Queensland Correspondent , NRL.com
Cronulla-Sutherland will be sweating on the health of star fullback Valentine Holmes after the 21-year-old was carried off the field in his side's 30-12 loss to the Brisbane Broncos at Dolphin Oval on Saturday night.
Holmes left the field in the 50th minute of the match after being tackled awkwardly while trying to score a try in the right corner.
The Australian international appeared to be in a lot of pain, clutching his hamstring as he was immediately taken into the visitor's dressing room.
Cronulla-Sutherland coach Shane Flanagan said Holmes would undergo scans on Sunday, with the club hoping their young fullback would be right for the World Club Challenge in two weeks.
It was a sour end to a poor night for Holmes, with the Shark struggling to get into the game from the outset.
Perhaps feeling the pressure of Ben Barba's off-season departure, Holmes failed to threaten a young Brisbane side that performed well above their weight.
Injury Surveillance Report
Sun 05 Feb, 2017, 7:00am
Media Release, NRL
Missed game-time through injury decreased in 2016, while major injuries were also down compared to previous seasons.
The findings emerged from the annual NRL Injury Surveillance Report, which extensively catalogued injuries from all Clubs through the 2016 season.
While the report found that the number of players who sustained an injury which resulted in missed game time increased slightly from 2015 to 2016, total game time missed due to injury decreased from 2026 in 2015 to 1876 in 2016 (a 7.4 per cent reduction).
The report, compiled by Dr Donna O'Connor PhD on behalf of the NRL Research Board, found major injuries (five or more missed games) have decreased in recent seasons, accounting for 19.4 per cent of all injuries in 2016 (compared to 26 per cent in 2015 and 39.8 per cent in 2014).
The report also highlighted that the highest incidence of injury occurred after the bye (73.5 per 1000 playing hours), compared to five-day turnarounds (53.7 per 1000 hours), six-day turnarounds (52.1 per 1000 hours) and seven-day turnarounds (73.5 per 1000 hours).
Injuries in representative fixtures are also down; 14 injuries were sustained during representative games in 2016, resulting in 54 missed NRL games, compared to 15 injuries resulting in 68 missed NRL matches in 2015.
The report also noted that there was an increase in head injury assessments (from 210 in 2015 to 276 in 2016), largely due to the strengthened concussion guidelines. Sixty-six per cent of these cases were cleared to continue playing in 2016, compared to 54 per cent in 2015.
The 2016 Injury Surveillance Report, which has been distributed to all Clubs, is the culmination of months of work and collaboration to ensure the game has a deep understanding of injury rates across the NRL as well as the under 20s National Youth Competition.
"As a game we are always looking to improve medical standards in the NRL and also across the game and the Injury Surveillance Report allows us to do that," NRL Head of Football Brian Canavan said.
"The 2016 report coincides with some significant steps that the game has taken, which is reflected in some of the results.
"We have strengthened our concussion guidelines, as well as education and protocols, while we have introduced new compulsory cardiac screening for all NRL and NYC players.
"We have also introduced minimum standards for all medical rooms and are working closely with ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia) to ensure all of our sports managers and sport scientists are adequately accredited."
Mr Canavan said the use of advanced technology allowed the sport to enhance medical initiatives.
Those initiatives include CSX, a system of sports specific concussion protocols enabling players to be appropriately managed, GamePlan, a video and information sharing tool which offer significant insights into on-field player welfare, as well as the Sideline Injury Surveillance tents (SIS).
In the two years since the introduction of SIS high definition has been added at every venue, whilst HawkEye software will be used at both Allianz Stadium and ANZ Stadium in 2017.
"Additionally, the game will take a major step forward in injury monitoring in 2017," Mr Canavan said.
"For the first time, the game will have a unified injury reporting program that enables fortnightly reporting for all clubs.
"Our clubs have been extremely collaborative in this process.
"As a game, accurate and regular reporting of injuries is integral to protecting our players."
Auckland Nines casualty ward: Day 2
Sun 05 Feb, 2017, 6:26pm
By Martin Gabor, National Correspondent , NRL.com
A full wrap of the injury news to come from the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Benji Marshall suffered a minor Achilles injury and missed the second day.
No major injuries to report.
No major injuries to report.
No injuries reported after their stars were placed in cotton wool on Sunday.
Jarryd Hayne missed the final pool game as well as the quarter-final loss to the Eels after picking up a knee injury on Saturday.
There is no word on how long he will be out for, but he is in doubt for the World All Stars.
Pita Godinet was forced from the field in the loss to Penrith with concussion.
Dylan Walker suffered a minor calf injury on Saturday but returned for their quarter-final loss.
Cameron Munster missed the quarter-final win over North Queensland with a sore neck but returned for their next match.
Star attraction Shaun Johnson missed the entire Nines with a groin injury he picked up before their first game.
Assistant coach Steve McNamara says he should be fine to return for the trials.
No injuries to report.
Justin O'Neill was in the wars during their win over the Roosters after copping a knock to the leg before he was hit high, resulting in a bleeding nose.
He played the rest of the tournament unencumbered.
Shaun Hudson finished the tournament in a moonboot, having earlier picked up a lower-leg injury.
Last year's Player of the Tournament, Corey Norman, was a late withdrawal for their semi-final loss to the Panthers with a hamstring complaint.
Teammate Kenny Edwards was also unavailable due to a calf strain.
No major injuries to report.
Matt Dufty hyperextended his knee during the loss to Manly and didn't feature on Sunday.
Patrick Herbert left Eden Park in a moonboot after injuring his foot in the first-up loss to Parramatta.
Aaron Gray faces the longest stint on the sidelines after he suffered medial ligament damage in his right knee.
He could miss up to eight weeks.
Paul Carter was carried off in their semi-final win over Melbourne with an ankle injury but returned for the final and didn't look in any discomfort.
No major injuries to report.
Kezzie Apps watched on from the sideline in a moon boot after suffering a lower-leg injury in the second game of their three-Test series against New Zealand.
She was on crutches as she accepted her medal on the stage and will have scans.
Kahurangi Peters ruptured her Achilles tendon on Saturday and has undergone surgery.
Lanulangi Veainu came off during the third Test with what looked like a head knock.
Krystal Rota ended the tournament with a broken hand.
Matt Dufty ruled out for 4-6 weeks with a knee injury
Jarrod Croker has a dislocated knee cap and will be out for 6 weeks
NRL pre-season casualty ward
Tue 21 Feb, 2017, 3:45pm
Staff writers, NRL.com
The latest injury and suspension news for all 16 clubs heading into the opening round of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Tom Opacic (shoulder, indefinite)
Jarrod Croker (knee, Round 5-6), Kurt Baptiste (Achilles, indefinite), Kato Ottio (ACL, late season), Junior Paulo (suspension, Round 2), Lachlan Croker (ACL, indefinite)
Moses Mbye (arm, Round 1)
Valentine Holmes (hamstring, Round 2), Tony Williams (hamstring, early rounds)
Nathan Peats (shoulder, early rounds), Pat Politoni (arm, indefinite), Agnatius Paasi (shoulder, Round 3)
Darcy Lussick (wrist, Round 6), Steve Matai (neck, retirement), Brett Stewart (knee, retirement)
Billy Slater (shoulder, early rounds)
Rory Kostjasyn (throat, indefinite), Pauli Pauli (dislocated hip, Round 8)
Antonio Winterstein (ankle, Round 2-3), Josh Chudleigh (ACL, season)
Siosaia Vave (shoulder, Round 2), Cody Nelson (calf, Round 2), John Folau (wrist, Round 3), Will Smith (knee, Round 8), Kirisome Auva'a (suspension, Round 2), Peni Terepo (disciplinary, Round 4)
Sam McKendry (knee, indefinite), Josh Mansour (knee, mid-season), Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (foot, Round 3)
Aaron Gray (knee, indefinite), Jack Gosiewski (knee, Round 12), Brett Greinke (ankle, early rounds), Connor Tracey (ACL, indefinite)
Will Matthews (dislocated hip, late season), Drew Hutchison (knee, season), Yaw Kiti Glymin (shoulder, late season), Matt Dufty (knee, Round 2-4), Mose Masoe (knee, indefinite)
Sio Siua Taukeiaho (ACL, mid-season), Joseph Manu (knee, early rounds), Nat Butcher (shoulder, early rounds)
Ben Matulino (knee, Round 5), Bodene Thompson (ankle, Round 1-2), Kieran Foran (suspended, Round 3), Manu Vatuvei (knee, Round 1)
Jacob Liddle (shoulder, Round 2), Matt Ballin (knee, Round 1-2), Kyle Lovett (disciplinary, Round 3)
Tohu Harris has been ruled out for 8 weeks due to a fracture in his foot
Adam Reynolds is out for a month with appendicitis
Huge blow to the Bunnies, QLD and Australia with Greg Inglis ruled out for 6 months after injuring his ACL
Rochow is probably gonna have another sh*tty season now, I'm not seeing many games won by the Rabbits this year.
Peta Hiku is out for a month after fracturing is eye socket
Jesse Bromwich is out for 2 weeks
Joseph Tapine is out for 4-5 weeks
Will Hopoate has a fractured eye socket and severe concussion after a sickening head clash last night
They are waiting for scans to determine how long he will be out
Kerrod Holland ac injured his AC Joint and could face a lengthy stint on the sidelines
NRL casualty ward: Round 2
Mon 13 Mar, 2017, 10:30am
Staff writers, NRL.com
The latest injury and suspension news for all 16 clubs after the opening round of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership.
Tom Opacic (shoulder, indefinite), Matt Gillett (concussion)
Jarrod Croker (knee, Round 5-6), Kurt Baptiste (Achilles, indefinite), Kato Ottio (ACL, late season), Dave Taylor (suspension, Round 3), Joe Tapine (finger, Round 6-7), Joey Leilua (knee)
Kerrod Holland (shoulder, Round 6-8), Will Hopoate (eye socket, Round 6-8)
Valentine Holmes (hamstring, Round 3)
Nathan Peats (shoulder, early rounds), Pat Politoni (arm, indefinite), John Olive (pec, indefinite), Jarryd Hayne (ankle, Round 7), Karl Lawton (arm), Anthony Don (shoulder)
Darcy Lussick (wrist, Round 6), Lloyd Perrett (eye, Round 5), Martin Taupau (suspended, Round 4), Addin Fonua-Blake (suspended, Round 4)
Billy Slater (shoulder, early rounds), Tohu Harris (foot, Round 9), Jesse Bromwich (thumb, Round 3-4)
Rory Kostjasyn (throat, indefinite), Pauli Pauli (dislocated hip, Round 8), Dylan Phythian (knee, indefinite), Jack Cogger (pelvis, Round 16), Chanel Mata'utia (hamstring, Round 5-6)
Josh Chudleigh (ACL, season), Matthew Scott (knee, indefinite), Lachlan Coote (calf), Antonio Winterstein (arm)
John Folau (wrist, Round 6), Will Smith (knee, Round 6), Peni Terepo (disciplinary, Round 4), Isaac De Gois (concussion, indefinite), Kenny Edwards (suspension, Round 8)
Sam McKendry (knee, indefinite), Josh Mansour (knee, mid-season), Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (foot, Round 3), Peta Hiku (eye socket, Round 5-6), Bryce Cartwright (ankle, Round 3-4)
Greg Inglis (ACL, indefinite), Aaron Gray (knee, indefinite), Jack Gosiewski (knee, Round 12), Brett Greinke (ankle, early rounds), Connor Tracey (ACL, indefinite)
Will Matthews (dislocated hip, late season), Drew Hutchison (knee, season), Yaw Kiti Glymin (shoulder, late season), Matt Dufty (knee, Round 2-4), Tyson Frizell (concussion)
Sio Siua Taukeiaho (ACL, mid-season), Joseph Manu (knee, early rounds), Nat Butcher (shoulder, early rounds), Isaac Liu (shoulder, indefinite), Kane Evans (calf), Blake Ferguson (ribs), Zane Tetevano (concussion)
Ben Matulino (knee, Round 5), Kieran Foran (shoulder, Round 4-5), Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (concussion)
Jacob Liddle (shoulder, Round 4), Kyle Lovett (disciplinary, Round 3), Matt Ballin (ACL, Round 3-4)
Matt Scott officially ruled out for the season after tearing is ACL and Lachlan Coote has a torn calf so he will also face a lengthy stint on the sidelines
Also Antonio Winterstein has broken his arm
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