Young West Tigers forward Shawn Blore will leave out the initiate of the NRL season after having surgery for a broken wrist he suffered at practising.
The 20-300 and sixty five days-historic 2nd-rower is now anticipated to be on the sidelines unless now not lower than spherical six, the club confirmed on Tuesday.
It is miles a setback for the promising teenager, who used to be field to direct for a foundation within the Tigers side after making his debut in 2020.
Former skipper Moses Mbye has suffered a hamstring damage however the club says he is anticipated to be available for the season opener against the Canberra Raiders.
Meanwhile utility Billy Walters is making appropriate progress after his ACL reconstruction and is aiming to purchase phase in modified crew practising in March sooner than a deliberate return later to play within the 300 and sixty five days.