Super League Injury News: Star sent to hospital as side suffer huge double blow

The Challenge Cup quarter-finals have been and gone.

On Saturday, Hull KR and Salford Red Devils got things started on Viaplay.

The Robins defied the odds coming over injuries to defeat the Red Devils comfortably to progress to the semi-finals for the second time in a row.

Following this a red card for Josh Griffin saw the Black and Whites Challenge Cup hopes unravel as they went from being level with Super League and World Champions St Helens at halftime to losing 32-18.

Then on Sunday, 12 men Wigan Warriors and Leigh Leopards defeated Warrington Wolves and York RLFC respectively.

Wigan will now face Hull KR in the semi-finals and Leigh take on St Helens.

But how did teams fare on the injury front?

One of the worst games in terms of injuries was the battle between Hull FC and St Helens. The Saints lost Mark Percival to a head injury after Brad Fash’s shoulder landed on his head.

Soon Tommy Makinson followed him off the pitch with a hamstring injury set to keep him out for a couple of weeks at least.

As for Hull, Scott Taylor was sent to hospital with a dislocated shoulder. Their rivals Hull KR also had a couple of injury blows but have reacted quickly to Ryan Hall’s injury with Fouad Yaha signed on a short term loan.

Hull KR vs Salford Red Devils
Sam Luckley (Hull KR) – Head
Ryan Hall (Hull KR) – Surgery

Hull FC vs St Helens
Mark Percival (St Helens) – Head
Tommy Makinson (St Helens) – Hamstring
Scott Taylor (Hull FC) – Dislocated Shoulder

Wigan Warriors vs Warrington Wolves
Jake Wardle (Wigan Warriors) – Head
Joe Bullock (Warrington Wolves) – Head