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MITCHELL PEARCE EXPECTED TO MISS 16 WEEKS

Knights officials say scans have confirmed that Mitchell Pearce suffered a ruptured pectoral muscle in last night’s win over the Tigers.

He’ll see a shoulder specialist this week to arrange surgery and is expected to be sidelined for approximately 16 weeks.

Also last night, the Cowboys edged out the Titans, while Newcastle’s fill-in halfback set up the winning try in the dying stages.

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About Mitchell Hughes

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Mitchell Hughes is head sports reporter and presenter with NBN News in Newcastle. Mitch started his career as an editor with NBN, before graduating from Newcastle University and taking his first reporting job in the Tweed Heads/Gold Coast region.