Wigan Warriors coach Adrian Lam provides update on Sean O'Loughlin's injury

Sean O'Loughlin suffered an injury early into Wigan's 28-12 victory against Salford.

Friday, 28th June 2019, 10:37 pm
Updated Friday, 28th June 2019, 11:37 pm
Adrian Lam

He left the pitch and didn't return, and Adrian Lam revealed he felt a pain in his Achilles.

The injury will be assessed tomorrow but the skipper is an obvious doubt for Friday's game against Hull KR at the DW Stadium.

"Lockers felt a sharp pain through his Achilles, I think it'll be something with a nerve," said Lam. "He knows his body so you let him decide whether he can play on or not, but losing him in the first set wasn't ideal.

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"When he went off, he holds a real presence and he's a leader, and we could have faultered a little bit but the boys dug in for each other."

Liam Farrell withdrew before the game with a knee injury suffered in training, but it is not serious.

"He could have played at a pinch but I didn't want to take that risk," added Lam.