Paul Gallen ruled out of NRL All Stars match

Last updated 14:15 06/02/2013

Relevant offers

League

Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad poised for Warriors and NRL debut on wing against Roosters Jarryd Hayne's on-field disputes with teammates are OK, says coach Neil Henry Melbourne Storm's NZ star Nelson Asofa-Solomona raising eyebrows when it counts Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett defends NRL bunker from criticism Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga wary of Kiwis 'big four' spine for Anzac league test Josh Reynolds to replace Mitchell Moses at Wests Tigers Kangaroos name strong squad for Kiwis test New coach of Kiwi Ferns names six debutants for Anzac test against Australian Jillaroos Ben Matulino departure to Wests Tigers a 'deep cut' for the Warriors Female rugby league fans hit back as commentator Phil Gould declares girls 'don't care'

Cronulla captain Paul Gallen has been ruled out of Saturday night's All Stars match in Brisbane due to a leg injury.

The NRL All Stars forward failed to complete training on Wednesday because of a quad strain, with his new Sharks teammate Chris Heighington named as his replacement.

The 31-year-old took to Twitter to say he would now turn his attention to being fit for the start of the NRL season when the Sharks host Gold Coast on March 10.

"Out of Allstars really want to thank everyone who voted for me. Really disappointed not to be playing but need to get myself right for rd1." Gallen tweeted.

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