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Raiders NRL Injury List - Post-Trials

The Raiders have lost a trio of front-rower's leading into Round 1 with the news that former representative player Tom Learoyd-Lahrs and promising youngster Jeff Lynch will join David Shillington on the sidelines.

Shillington was the only injury to come out of the Raiders final match of the trials, with a rib injury ruling him out for the round one clash against the Cowboys. Depending on how he responds to treatment, Shillington will be reassessed ahead of the Raiders Round two match against Newcastle. 

After playing in both of the Raiders trials against the Storm and the Knights, along with featuring in the Auckland Nines, Learoyd-Lahrs has unfortunately suffered a high ankle sprain at training last week. The injury will force the former Test forward to miss 3-5 weeks. 

Emerging talent Jeff Lynch's season has unfortunately ended after rupturing his ACL in a trial for Mounties last weekend. 


NAME: David Shillington


DUE BACK: Round 2-4

NOTE: Shillington has damaged his rib cartliage and will miss at least the first week of the season.


NAME: Tom Learoyd-Lahrs


DUE BACK: Round 3-5

NOTE: Learoyd-Lahrs has injured his syndesmosis. If his recovery goes to plan, he will be back for the Raiders in Round 3.


NAME: Jeff Lynch


DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Lynch ruptured his ACL in a trial for Mounties. The injury will unfortunately see him miss the rest of the season. 

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