Mose Masoe operated on after serious spinal injury

Hull Kingston Rovers forward Mose Masoe has undergone surgery after suffering a serious spinal injury.

The prop was injured in the club’s pre-season friendly with Wakefield and was operated on overnight at Leeds General Infirmary.

The Samoa international, 30, joined the Robins midway through 2017.

A Rovers statement said: “The club will provide further updates as soon as possible.”

Masoe suffered the injury in the third minute of the match and received several minutes of treatment.