Pitt posted the unfortunate injury news on Twitter on Friday afternoon, reporting that he will be sidelined for the 2021 season.
“Breaking: Cameron McInnes has ruptured ACL at training today. Scans confirm he’ll be out for the season,” she tweeted.
Breaking: Cameron McInnes has ruptured ACL at training today. Scans confirm he’ll be out for the season @FOXNRL
— Lara Pitt (@LaraPitt_) February 12, 2021
The 27-year old had just signed a reported four-year $2 million deal with Cronulla from the 2022 season.
The Dragons confirmed the setback in a statement.
“St George Illawarra have provided the following injury update on Cameron McInnes, who has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament,” the club revealed.
“McInnes suffered the injury during a training session on Friday morning.
“The 27-year-old is yet to undergo follow up consultations to establish the next steps in his recovery and return to play time frame.”
A devastating blow for the #redv and Cameron McInnes 😢
McInnes has played 130 NRL games since making his first-grade debut in 2014, originally crossing from South Sydney to the Red V at the end of 2016.