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Recovery Update Round 19

The Sydney Roosters squad has been assessed by Club medical staff following Friday's Round 19 match against the Newcastle Knights. 

Scans have confirmed that Billy Smith sustained a lis franc injury to the foot during the match. Smith will return to Sydney to undergo surgery with rehabilitation expected to take approximately five months. 

Scans have confirmed that Matt Ikuvalu sustained a syndesmosis injury that will require surgery. Ikuvalu will undergo surgery in Brisbane and remain in the Club's bubble on the Sunshine Coast. 

There were no other injury concerns for the remaining players that featured in the match.

Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.