Savage to undergo jaw surgery

February 13, 2023 4:19 pm

Xavier Savage. [Source: Sporting News]

The Raiders face a major blow with young fullback Xavier Savage ruled out for two months this NRL season.

Savage suffered a nasty face collision during a backline movement in their pre-season match against the Bulldogs yesterday and will undergo surgery on a broken jaw this week.

This could rule him out for up to two months.

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Round one of the NRL starts on March 2nd and the Raiders take on Cowboys in its first match on Mach 4th.