Hard-running Vodafone Warriors prop Bunty Afoa is set to miss the 2020 NRL season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a training session last week.
The 23-year-old will have surgery next month and isn’t expected to return to the field this year.
Afoa has played 64 NRL games since his debut in 2016.
Bunty Afoa | Left knee | Season return
Gerard Beale | Patella fracture, left knee | Early season return
Peta Hiku | Right shoulder | First round return
Karl Lawton | Left shoulder | Early season return
Nathaniel Roache | Left knee ACL | Mid-season
Jazz Tevaga | Left ankle | Return round 4-5