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Digital Image by Robb Cox © Jordan Rapana :NRL Rugby League - Round 23, Canberra Raiders V St George Illawarra Dragons at GIO Stadium Canberra, Saturday August 16th 2014.

The Canberra Raiders have suffered another injury blow, with Jordan Rapana ruled out for the remainder of the season with a fractured skull.

Rapana sustained a blow to the supraorbital part of his skull (Just below forehead) and will require surgery to repair the damage. He’ll meet with the surgeon this week and will not play again this year.

It’s a setback for the Raiders fullback who was among the sides best for the last two games, after making his Raiders debut against the Eels in round 22.

Brett White will also miss this weekend’s match against the Sharks with a groin strain, with the veteran prop set to miss between 1-2 weeks.

The two join a long list of injuries for the Raiders, with David Shillington (Pectoral), Shaun Fensom (Knee), Kurt Baptiste (Shoulder) and Jeff Lynch (knee) all unavailable for the rest of the season.

Terry Campese (oblique) and Brenko Lee (Hamstring) will be assessed this week but are still in doubt for Sunday’s match against the Sharks.


NAME: Jordan Rapana


DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Rapana has suffered a supraorbital fracture. He will meet with the surgeon to this week to organise surgery and will miss the remainder of the season


NAME: Brett White


DUE BACK: Round 25-26

NOTE: White has a groin strain and will miss between 1-2 weeks


NAME: Terry Campese

INJURY: External Oblique

DUE BACK: Round 24-26

NOTE: Has a minor strain and will be assessed each week from now until he is fit to return.


NAME: Brenko Lee

INJURY: Hamstring

DUE BACK: Round 24-26

NOTE: Brenko will be assessed weekly to see when he can return.


NAME: David Shillington

INJURY: Pectoral

DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Has undergone surgery and will miss the remainder of the season.


NAME: Shaun Fensom


DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Has undergone surgery and will miss between 6-9 months. 


NAME: Kurt Baptiste

INJURY: Shoulder

DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Has undergone surgery and will miss the remainder of the season.


NAME: Jeff Lynch


DUE BACK: Season

NOTE: Lynch ruptured his ACL in a trial for Mounties. He has progressed well in his rehab running and will be fit for the start of the 2015 pre-season. 

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