The Raiders have been dealt an injury blow, with Joe Tapine set to spend more time on the sidelines.
Scans have revealed ankle ligament damage for Tapine, with the New Zealand International set to miss between 10-12 matches. Tapine will have further assessment next week once initial swelling subsides to determine if he will require surgery.
Michael Oldfield has resumed full squad training and is hopeful of a return to the field this weekend.
NAME: Joe Tapine
EXPECTED RETURN: Round 15-17
NOTE: Tapine will miss between 10-12 matches with ankle ligament damage.
NAME: Michael Oldfield
EXPECTED RETURN: Round 6-7
NOTE: Oldfield will be assessed this week to see if he is available for selection this week.
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