Serious doubts remain over the fitness of Michael Morgan with North Queensland confirming they’re going to beget the megastar playmaker’s injured shoulder assessed on Monday.
Stories unique Morgan’s future in the NRL is clouded as he omitted the Cowboys’ spherical three loss to the Gold Fly due to shoulder soreness.
North Queensland coach Todd Payten replied to claims Morgan, 29, would maybe well be forced into retirement on medical grounds after the Cowboys’ 44-8 thrashing on the palms of the Gold Fly Titans.
“Morgo trained today, he’s going to be reassessed tomorrow, and we’ll sprint from there,” Payten acknowledged.
The club acknowledged last week that Morgan’s shoulder soreness would defend him out for a week.
Morgan ideal played six games in 2020 after having shoulder surgery prior to suffering an even calf prance gradual in the season.
Payten acknowledged he became once conscious this one year would maybe well be the same to how Morgan’s season played out in 2020.
“I knew in the beginning of the one year that’s the capacity it would maybe well sprint off the reduction of last one year,” Payten acknowledged.
“We beget to be definite that his shoulder is solid ample to play at an NRL stage.”
Morgan gentle has 2-1/2 years left on a 5-one year deal, leaving the Cowboys with a $2.5 million payout would maybe most likely also merely gentle he be forced into retirement.
He became once sorely omitted in Sunday’s conflict as the Titans added extra to North Queensland’s early-season woes.