Campbell Graham, the center for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, is unlikely to play again this season, according to acting head coach Ben Hornby.
South Sydney centre Campbell Graham has sternum surgery, set to miss up to  six months - ABC News

Hornby broke the news to Souths supporters following their 14-0 victory over the Sea Eagles at Accor Stadium, which marked their fourth straight victory.

“He hasn’t been training with us at all, he hasn’t touched a ball,” Hornby stated. “He’s still a long way off, Campbell, if at all.”

Graham had sternum surgery to treat an injury he suffered the previous year, and he hasn’t played in a game since 2024. Tyrone Munro, a winger with the Sharks, suffered a fractured collarbone in round six and his recovery time is questionable.

“He is the same. There’s no return date set for either of those players just yet,” Hornby continued.

“They could be back in four, five weeks, but the likelihood is that they’re probably not coming back, either of them [this year].”

Despite having an inexperienced bench and 13 players unavailable due to injury or Origin duty, the Sea Eagles battled bravely, but they were lacking in captain Daly Cherry Evans’ leadership. After the bye, coach Anthony Seibold voiced optimism about a stronger team, citing the return of Josh Aloiai, Tom Trbojevic, Reuben Garrick, and maybe Lachlan Croker.

“There’s quite a few guys [to come back], and in key positions as well, but I don’t want to take away [from the team that played on Saturday],” Seibold stated.

“We came here expecting a result, and tonight we just didn’t quite measure up. Although I believed the group fought pretty hard and was incredibly proud of them, we didn’t quite have that cohesiveness.”

Seibold answered wryly when questioned about Trbojevic’s role after his return: “I’ve had some private conversations [with Trbojevic], but I’m not willing to sort of share those private conversations.”

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