Dallin Watene-Zeleniak

Penrith Panthers can confirm fullback Dallin Watene-Zelezniak has been admitted to hospital to seek further medical opinion as he recovers from a collapsed lung.

Following an X-ray this morning, it was decided Watene-Zelezniak should be hospitalised on the basis his recovery has been progressing slower than expected.

Media reports he has suffered another collapsed lung are inaccurate.

He will consult with specialists over the next 24 hours to determine the best course of action moving forward.

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