North Queensland Cowboys three-quarter Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season, after being forced to undergo emergency appendix surgery.
The Queensland winger was rushed in for an appendectomy and has since been hospitalised before he will be released to recover.
He’s expected to miss up to six weeks, which would mean the Cowboys – who are currently 13th – would need to make the finals for him to play again this season.
However, Super League halfback Luke Gale had the same surgery back in 2017 for Castleford Tigers and he returned just a fortnight later, so there is hope yet.
The Cowboys expect Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow to miss 6 weeks after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. Recovery from medical procedures like this can vary, most are in the 3-5 week range. Adam Reynolds returned just 2 weeks after having his appendix removed in 2017
— NRL PHYSIO (@nrlphysio) July 21, 2021