HUDDERSFIELD Giants winger Jermaine McGillvary is to be sent for a scan to assess the full extent of the injury he suffered during the England Knights’ triumph over Ireland at the weekend.
The 24-year-old was forced to leave the field after just 10 minutes of the curtain-raiser clash to the England v Exiles Origin Test at St Helens’ Langtree Park.
There are fears McGillvary could have suffered a torn chest muscle, which could rule him out of a place in the Huddersfield Super League side to face London Broncos at the Galpharm Stadium on Sunday.
But McGillvary is keeping his fingers crossed the damage is kept to a minimum and his stay on the sidelines could be as short as possible.
“At this stage I just don’t know what’s wrong,” said McGillvary, who is pictured in obvious pain leaving the field with England Knights physio Joey Hayes.
“I picked up the injury when my body was put in an awkward position in a tackle and I immediately couldn’t raise my arm. It felt so weird.
“That meant my day went from being a real high with making my England Knights debut to a massive low by picking up the injury.
“I just hope the scan results don’t make it worse!"