Wests Tigers can provide the following injury update ahead of the club’s NRL trial match against the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday, March 2.
After picking up an injury at training, the club has confirmed that Chris Lawrence has sustained a broken jaw and will miss the start of the 2019 NRL season.
Lawrence will consult a surgeon in Auckland today with the club able to provide a better evaluation of his expected recovery time following that.
Paul Momirovski (quad) will also not feature this weekend after picking up a minor injury, but is expected to be available for selection in Round 1.
Wests Tigers open the 2019 NRL season with a home game against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday, March 16.
WESTS TIGERS INJURY REPORT
Paul Momirovski (quad) — Round 1
Chris Lawrence (jaw) — TBC
Match: Wests Tigers v Sea Eagles
Round 1 -
Venue: Leichhardt Oval, Sydney