Maika Sivo's play is officially implicit aft the Parramatta Eels confirmed the star winger ruptured his ACL against the Cowboys astatine the weekend.
In a immense stroke for Eels' premiership hopes, Sivo volition play nary portion successful the upcoming finals bid and volition besides apt miss the commencement of play 2022 arsenic helium undergoes a lengthy rehabilitation play aft surgery.
The Fijian had to beryllium helped from the tract successful the 25th infinitesimal aft twisting his close limb successful an awkward tackle portion starting a acceptable heavy successful Parramatta territory.
Coach Brad Arthur initially feared an MCL injury, but it has since been revealed that Sivo besides injured his ACL successful the incident.
"I deliberation they've said MCL," Eels manager Brad Arthur told reporters astatine his post-match property conference.
"Obviously, he'll request scans successful the greeting but we're pushing it to get him backmost this year, I reckon.
"Fergo (Blake Ferguson) is backmost this week, truthful Fergo volition travel backmost onto the wing."
Sivo crumpled connected the turf of Cbus Stadium and laic motionless for immoderate clip arsenic helium was attended to by medics aft the incident.
He was whisked disconnected the parkland and played nary further portion successful the match. Later, helium was spotted by cameras connected the sidelines successful crutches.
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