Sculthorpe injury jinx strikes again

St Helens and Great Britain star Paul Sculthorpe is determined to battle back to fitness next year after writing off the rest of this season.

The injury-plagued loose forward expects to miss the rest of the summer after snapping an Achilles tendon in training last week.

The 29-year-old has missed large parts of the past two seasons after undergoing two unrelated knee operations and also having back problems.

"I can