While the Panthers held on to earn a four-point victory over the Dragons, they leave Kogarah without one of their key players.
Both teams struggled with their own injury issues in the 20-12 tussle. St George’s Andrew McCullough was substituted with a dislocated elbow.
Penrith will be sweating winger Brian To’o as the 23-year-old suffered a knee injury.
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To’o limped off and missed the rest of the match.
It could be a huge loss for Penrith, with the Origin star considered one of the best wingers in the NRL.
Prop James Fisher-Harris also suffered a shoulder injury.
“A bit of carnage today,” Panthers coach Ivan Cleary said after the game.
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Cleary said the club were unsure of the extent of Fisher-Harris’ injury but it was enough to prevent him from returning – as To’o clearly suffered a knee injury .
Both players will undergo tests tomorrow.
“Not good, but that’s the situation we’re in so hopefully we’ll get some decent results tomorrow. We’ll see,” he added.
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