Nathan Cleary set to miss State of Origin series due to hamstring injury

12 May 2024 12:48
NSW Blues’ half-back expected to be sidelined for eight weeksPlaymaker re-injured hamstring in Penrith’s win over CanterburyNSW half-back Nathan Cleary could miss the entire State of Origin series after scans confirmed a grade two hamstring injury that will sideline him for eight weeks. The champion Penrith playmaker re-injured his right hamstring in ther Panthers’ 16-10 win over Canterbury on Friday night in a devastating blow for the Blues, who have a number of other key players sidelined through injury.Cleary left the field just before half-time after hurting the hamstring for a second time is as many months, with the Panthers issuing a statement on Sunday confirming the diagnosis. “Scans revealed a grade 2 hamstring tear which will see Cleary ruled out for eight weeks,” the club said in a statement. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian