WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: Jordan Pereira of the Dragons is tackled during the NRL trail match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Newcastle Knights at WIN Stadium on February 23, 2019 in Wollongong, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

St George Illawarra winger Jordan Pereira has been released from hospital after landing awkwardly on his neck during the Canterbury Cup over the weekend.

Pereira was injured scoring a try for the Dragons against Newtown, and was taken to hospital following the incident.

“Jordan was released from hospital last night. Over the past couple of days, he’s had a series of scans on his neck as well as his upper limb and he’s been cleared of any serious neck injury,” Dragons’ Head of Athletic Performance Nathan Pickworth told the club’s website.

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