Kurt Gidley confirms his NRL season is over

Last updated 16:55 07/05/2012

Relevant offers

League

Canberra Raiders fight back from 22-0 down to claim win over Wests Tigers Parramatta Eels end dreadful away run with victory over Newcastle Knights Warriors wing Jonathan Wright says errors costly in loss to Cowboys Warriors bank on Tuimoala Lolohea after missing out on Roosters star James Maloney Cowboys score late try to break Warriors hearts in NRL thriller in Townsville NRL recap: New Zealand Warriors vs North Queensland Cowboys Cooper Cronk clutch with winning field goal for Melbourne Storm Kane Elgey stars as the Gold Coast Titans down the Penrith Panthers United Arab Emirates in bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup One-eyed Benji Marshall pleased with St George Illawarra Dragons win over Brisbane Broncos

Newcastle captain Kurt Gidley has confirmed his NRL season is over with the Knights utility to undergo a shoulder reconstruction.

Gidley dislocated his shoulder for the second time this season against Penrith last week and visited his surgeon in Sydney on Monday when it was confirmed he would be sidelined for the rest of 2012.

"I'm really really disappointed to announce that my season is unfortunately over. Need a shoulder reconstruction. Devastating," Gidley said on his Twitter account.

The news is a massive blow to the Knights, who have also lost Danny Buderus (Achilles) for around a month, with the side turning in a below-par effort without the duo in Sunday's 24-6 loss to the Sydney Roosters.

Ad Feedback

- AAP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your pick for international league player of the year?

Shaun Johnson

Jesse Bromwich

Sam Burgess

James Graham

Greg Inglis

Johnathan Thurston

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content