James Fisher-Harris has been ruled out for four months with a pectoral injury.
James Fisher-Harris has been ruled out for four months with a pectoral injury.

Panthers and Kiwis star ruled out for four months

PANTHERS and Kiwis forward James Fisher-Harris has suffered a major injury setback after sustaining a pectoral muscle tear while training in the gym earlier this week.

The 23-year-old will undergo surgery to repair the damage and is set to be sidelined for at least four months.

The injury is a setback for New Zealand, with Fisher-Harris ruled out for the World Cup Nines and upcoming Tests against Great Britain later this month.

Live stream the inaugural Downer Rugby League World Cup 9's Live & On-Demand on KAYO SPORTS. Get your 14 day free trial and start streaming instantly >

 

Fisher-Harris has scored seven tries in 87 games for the Panthers and is considered a vital part of Ivan Cleary's pack going into next season.

The young lock has played six Tests for New Zealand since debuting in 2016 and was expected to play a major role in Michael Maguire's side during the World Cup Nines and Test season.

Live stream the inaugural Downer Rugby League World Cup 9's Live & On-Demand on KAYO SPORTS. Get your 14 day free trial and start streaming instantly >

News Corp Australia


WATER LOST: Millions of dollars wasted due to leaky pipes

Premium Content WATER LOST: Millions of dollars wasted due to leaky pipes

COUNCILLOR is trying to set up a strategic plan to reduce the amount of uncounted...

Late night swim goes horribly wrong for man swept away

Premium Content Late night swim goes horribly wrong for man swept away

Night vision goggles were used to search for the struggling swimmer

Teen motorcyclist flown to hospital with head trauma

Premium Content Teen motorcyclist flown to hospital with head trauma

AFTER a crash in the early hours of today, a youth is being transferred to the Gold...