The Newcastle Knights have suffered an early blow in their bid to avoid back to back wooden spoons with new signing Rory Kostjasyn injured at training on Saturday.

Kostjasyn suffered a throat injury follow accidental contact and was taken to hospital but was later discharged.

Kostjasyn is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six to eight weeks.

Read the full press release by the Newcastle Knights below:

Newcastle Knights utility Rory Kostjasyn has suffered a throat injury following accidental contact at training on Saturday.

Kostjasyn was hospitalised however he has been discharged today (Monday).

The 29-year-old will be reassessed in four to six weeks to determine a return date to training. At this stage, Kostjasyn is expected to be out for a minimum of six to eight weeks.

The Club will continue to provide any further updates when appropriate.

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!

Comments are closed.