Scott Rooke was injured whilst playing for Workington Town against Whitehaven in the annual derby clash for the Ike Southward Memorial trophy. 23 year old Rooke remains in Newcastle RVI where he is receiving the best specialist care possible and continues to undergo tests.

The RFL Benevolent Fund are in close contact with Scott and have visited him in hospital at Newcastle RVI and will support him and his family through this difficult time. As soon as there is an update on Scott’s condition we will, in conjunction with Scott and his family, release further information.

Scott and his family would like to thank everyone for their good wishes and support at this difficult time.