James Tamou

James Tamou’s immediate playing future is in doubt with the prop rushed to hospital last night after injuring his neck during the Cowboys drought-breaking ANZ Stadium win over the Bulldogs.

A week after the NRL dedicated an entire round to injured Knight Alex McKinnon, a first half collision left Tamou lying motionless on the ground before he was taken to Westmead hospital in an ambulance for precautionary scans.

Cowboys officials said Tamou had complained of “pins and needles’’ in his left arm after he walked from the field unassisted after an awkward 18th minute collision with teammate Ashton Sims.

The extent of Tamou’s suspected injury was unknown last night with the club doctor saying he could not comment until the results were returned tomorrow.

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