Off Season Injury Update
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs can provide the following off-season injury update on the players who have had surgery and the players who were unable to finish the season due to injury:
Josh Jackson: Josh required a right shoulder stabilization operation following the club's final game of the season. The back-rower will be in the rehab group for the next three to four months, but will be ready for round one.
Kerrod Holland: Holland required bilateral ankle surgery following the team's final game of the season and will be in the rehab group for the first month of the pre-season.
Adam Elliott: Elliott required a wrist clean out at season's end and will be ready for the pre-season on November 1.
Kieran Foran: Foran had surgery on both big toes and right wrist stabilization midway through the year. The 28-year old will be with the rehab group for the first two weeks of the pre-season, before joining the main group.
Marcelo Montoya: Montoya's season came to end after he ruptured his hamstring tendon mid-way through the year. The outside back is fit and firing and will be ready to start pre-season training on November 1.
Raymond Faitala-Mariner: The back-rower suffered a PCL knee injury and a broken hand while playing for New Zealand in their defeat to England in the Denver Test. The 25-year old has made a successful recovery and will be ready to train on November 1.
Josh Bergamin: Bergamin suffered a fractured jaw in the Bulldogs win over the Redcliffe Dolphins and required surgery to repair the injury.
Matt Frawley: Frawley suffered a fracture to his third metatarsal during the ISP preliminary final win over the St George Illawarra Dragons. The half did not require surgery, but will remain in a moon boot for the next few weeks.
Zac Woolford: Woolford suffered a fractured left eye socket in the Bulldogs win over the Redcliffe Dolphins, but did not require surgery.
Asipeli Fine: Fine continues to recover from surgery following a dislocated hip and fractured pelvis he sustained during the club's Intrust Super Premiership semi-final win.
Clay Priest: Priest continues to recover from surgery to repair several significant knee ligaments and cartilage following a complex knee injury in the clubs round 25 Intrust Super Premiership match against the Wentworthville Magpies.