NRL 2018: Round 14 Injury Ward

RealSport takes its weekly look through all the ins and outs for your favourite rugby league side and for those playing Supercoach/NRL fantasy.

  1. 1 Brisbane Broncos



    Expected Return

    Andre Savelio



    Matt GillettNeckRound 16-18
    Payne HaasShoulderIndefinite
    Jack BirdSternumRound 15
    Korbin SimsJawRound 16-18

    Alex Glenn comes back to help out the young Broncos forwards in Melbourne against the Storm. 

  2. 2 Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs



    Expected Return

    Josh Cleeland



    Josh MorrisKneeRound 19
    Danny FualaloAnkleRound 16-19

    Aiden Toleman returns on the bench in the 17 jersey.

  3. 3 North Queensland Cowboys



    Expected Return

    Josh Chudleigh



    John Asiata


    Round 18

    Jordan McLeanFootRound 16

    Kane Linnett successfully came back from a pectoral injury last week and the Cowboys can expect a couple more players back in the coming month.

  4. 4 St. George Illawarra Dragons

    No injury news to report.

  5. 5 Parramatta Eels



    Expected Return

    Tepai Moeroa


    Round 18

    Tony WilliamsKnee Season
    Mitchell MosesKneeRound 16
    Greg LeleisiuaoThumbRound 15
    Will SmithHamstringRound 16
    Kaysa PritchardGroinRound 15
    Beau ScottKnee Season

    Moses is out for 2 weeks after a feared ACL injury, Hayne is back against the Cowboys in Darwin.

  6. 6 Newcastle Knights

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Tautau MogaKneeSeason
    Mitchell PearcePectoralRound 18-21
    Jacob SaifitiShoulderRound 23
    Brock LambBroken CheekboneRound 15
    Chris HeighingtonConcussionRound 14
    Sam StoneShoulderRound 15
    Nathan RossGroin Round 15

    Brock Lamb is in the 21 man squad against the Roosters this Saturday and may return. 

  7. 7 Penrith Panthers



    Expected Return

    Sam McKendryKneeSeason
    Waqa BlakeAnkleRound 14
    Josh MansourCheekboneIndefinite
    Dylan EdwardsShoulderSeason
    Moses LeotaPectoralRound 17
    Peter WallaceShoulderRound 14

    Waqa Blake should be back soon with all Penrith Origin players to back up.

  8. 8 Canberra Raiders

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Josh HodgsonACL Round 16-18
    Junior PauloFootRound 18

    No new injury news with Hodgson just a fortnight away from a return.

  9. 9 South Sydney Rabbitohs

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Braidon BurnsKneeIndefinite
    Richie KennarAnkleRound 14

    Alex Johnston returns in the number one jersey.

  10. 10 Sydney Roosters

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Ryan MattersonConcussioRound 15
    Bernard LewisACLSeason

    Matterson is still out with concussion.

  11. 11 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Curtis SironenKneeSeason
    Kelepi TanginoaKneeSeason
    Lachlan CrokerACLSeason
    Dylan WalkerFacial InjuryRound 18
    Jack GosiewskiBroken ArmTBC

    Gosiewski has a broken arm and a return date is yet to be called.

  12. 12 Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Scott SorensenBroken HandRound 16
    Josh DuganStress Fracture FibulaRound 16

    Dugan has suffered another injury and is out for another 2 weeks. Wade Graham has been named despite concussion.

  13. 13 Melbourne Storm

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Sandor EarlACLRound 17
    Billy SlaterHamstringRound 15

    Billy Slater is to return after this weeks match.

  14. 14 Gold Coast Titans

    No injury news to report.

  15. 15 New Zealand Warriors

    PlayerInjuryExpected Return
    Nathaniel RoacheBack Season
    Leivaha PuluFootRound 20
    Junior PaugaKneeRound 14

    Welcome back their star player in Shaun Johnson for the clash against Manly.

  16. 16 Wests Tigers

    Player Injury Expected Return
    David NofoalumaCalfTBC

    Nofoaluma picked up a calf injury in the loss against the Roosters with no return date forecasted as yet. 

Look out each week for returning stars and recent (fingers crossed there are only a few) injuries that will affect your side and your super-coach or fantasy teams.

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Kieran Gibson


A Rugby League die hard, and supporter of 17 North Queensland Cowboys players, means I rarely have the time to support others. Jokes aside, I have been following League since 2004, and love to indulge in and analyse the National Rugby League Competition.