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.