Wigan’s Gareth Hock ruled out for six weeks with shoulder injury

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane has confirmed that forward Gareth Hock will be sidelined for the start of the Super League season due to a shoulder injury. Gareth Hock

The England back-rower underwent shoulder surgery before Christmas and will need six weeks to recover.
“Gareth will be out for at least six weeks of the new season,”

Wane told the Wigan Evening Post. “We’re fortunate that we have a number of talented second-rowers in the squad.”

It has been speculated that the 29-year-old could leave the club in the near future following reports at the end of last season that he was considering an exit. He has this week confirmed that he will be at Widnes Vikings on loan for the season


State of Mind would like to wish Gareth all the very best on his road to recovery and with his new club this season