TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 16: Jason Taumalolo of the Cowboys looks on in the rain during the round 1 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the St George Illawarra Dragons at 1300SMILES Stadium on March 16, 2019 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

North Queensland star Jason Taumalolo is set to too miss six to 10 weeks after suffering a ligament injury in his side’s loss to Brisbane on Friday.

25-year old was hurt in a tackle by Bronco Tevita Pangai Jr early in the contest and after struggling through the first half, not return after the main break.

The lock was sent for scans on Monday which revealed a grade three medial ligament injury in a major blow for the club.

Taumalolo was coming off a an impressive round one performance but now faces the prospect of missing half of the regular season.

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