TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 08: Jamal Idris of the Tigers runs the ball during the round six NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium on April 8, 2017 in Townsville, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

UPDATE: The Wests Tigers have now confirmed that Jamal Idris suffered an ACL tear to his knee and will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2017 season.

A day after helping the Wests Tigers launch the Indigenous Round for the NRL, news has broken that Jamal Idris has ruptured his ACL and will miss the remainder of the season.

Foxsports journalist Zac Bailey tweeted news of the injury, with reports that he suffered the season-ending injury at training on Saturday.

Idris previously ruptured his ACL while playing for the Penrith Panthers in 2015. He was then released by the club at the end of the season and spent 2016 away from rugby league.

The 2023 NRL Season is just around the corner and the Zero Tackle Season Guide is back! Get everything you need, from team lists, fixtures, statistics and a profile on every single player in the competition in our 2023 NRL Season Guide. Available now!