Raiders star Rapana out for three weeks

Canberra winger Jordan Rapana has been ruled out for up to three weeks of NRL action with a rib injury.

Jordan Rapana

A rib injury will keep Canberra's Jordan Rapana sidelined for up to three NRL games. (AAP) Source: SBS

Canberra star winger Jordan Rapana has been sidelined again and will miss up to three NRL games with a rib injury.

Rapana copped a heavy knock in the Raiders loss to Manly last week and scans confirmed the New Zealand international had suffered cartilage damage.

The 29-year returned from a shoulder reconstruction eight weeks ahead of schedule in round two, and has scored two tries in six games.

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Rapana will miss games against Penrith, the Sydney Roosters and potentially South Sydney.

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has replaced Rapana with rookie Bailey Simonsson.


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Published 1 May 2019 at 1:58pm
Source: AAP