Melbourne Storm player Robbie Kearns is going to miss the rest of the season after deciding to under go surgery on his ankle.
Kearns who this year has been taken by many injurys and the loss of captaincy is likely to be sidelined for ten weeks.
He will be missing the rest of the season and with the Storm just inside the top eight he will miss any final games they play.
Since then Kearns has been trying to get on the field as much as he could for the Storm.
This week he was named in the Storm team,replacing him will be Shane Walker.