Leeds left to rue Peacock's injury
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Jamie Peacock is out of Leeds' Challenge Cup final side and this autumn's Four Nations. The England captain injured a knee at Castleford on Friday night and a scan has shown that he needs a ligament reconstruction.
"I'm stunned to be out of action for six to eight months," Peacock said. "The injury didn't feel any worse than previous knocks, but the scans revealed the worst possible news."
Peacock is the second Leeds prop to be ruled out this week, following Luke Burgess' broken jaw. Ali Lauitiiti will be clear to play in the final, however, after being cleared of a suspected high tackle, for which he was placed on report at Castleford.
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