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undergoes surgery on break
Catalans Dragons have announced that Kiwis star Stacey Jones has undergone surgery after suffering a broken arm in last Friday night?s match at The Willows, Salford.
The operation took place in Perpignan at lunch time on Monday and a metal rod was inserted into his arm to repair the break.
Jones? doctors have said that the operation was a success and initial predictions that he may be out for six to eight weeks have been confirmed as correct.
For the next two weeks Jones will be in total rest as he recovers from the operation.
After the first couple of weeks of healing have passed he will be able start light fitness training.
In five weeks time Jones? arm will be reassessed by his doctors to see the how the bone is healing and when he will be expected to take to the field again.
Julien Rinaldi, who moved into the half-back position when Jones broke his arm, but who also exited the match with a leg injury shortly afterwards, has been cleared of serious injury.