Noble: Hock could be out for six or seven weeks

Salford Red Devils coach Brian Noble claims England international Gareth Hock could be set for a seven-week spell on the sidelines after he picked up an ankle injury in last night’s 38-0 thrashing against St Helens.

With less than 20 minutes remaining, Hock seemed to roll his right ankle in a tackle with Saints prop Alex Walmsley.

“It doesn’t look good,” Noble said.

“He’s going for a scan tomorrow and I’m keeping my fingers crossed but it’s looking like a six or seven week job.”

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