Winger Feki was injured in training ahead of the 2020 season too and his only appearance last year came in a Challenge Cup tie with Hull FC; The 29-year-old has ruptured his Achilles tendon
Last Updated: 19/02/21 10:53am
Sosaia Feki has suffered a major pre-season injury for the second successive year, Castleford Tigers have confirmed.
The Tongan international joined the Tigers on a three-year contract from Cronulla Sharks ahead of the 2020 season but has yet to make an appearance in Super League.
He limped out of the Tigers’ pre-season friendly against Toronto in January 2020 with a torn calf and went on to aggravate the injury in training.
When he eventually made his debut, in a Challenge Cup tie against Hull last September, he went off after 24 minutes with a knee injury and did not play again in 2020.
The 29-year-old Feki, who won the 2016 NRL Grand Final with Cronulla, now faces another lengthy lay-off after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training.
“Castleford Tigers regrettably announce that Sosaia Feki has suffered an injury during the 2021 pre-season,” a statement from the club said.
“Feki had been training with the Tigers getting ready for the 2021 Betfred Super League campaign when he ruptured his Achilles tendon.
“We will provide a further update in due course. As a club, we wish Sosaia a speedy recovery.”