NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19: Sione Mata'Utia of the Knights reacts after the game finished in a draw during the round three NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Canberra Raiders at Hunter Stadium on March 19, 2016 in Newcastle, Australia. (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Newcastle Knights forward Robbie Rochow requires surgery to reattach his pectoral tendon following Sunday’s match against the Melbourne Storm.

Rochow saw a specialist in Sydney on Monday afternoon after scans revealed a tendon injury on Monday morning.

Rochow is scheduled for surgery on Tuesday, which is expected to sideline him for four months.

In other injury news, Sione Mata’utia suffered a broken jaw in Sunday’s loss. The injury is expected to keep Mata'utia out for four weeks.


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