Fifita injury triggers desperate prop search

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The Sharks person sent retired an SOS for a front-rower for the run-in to the finals pursuing the season-ending wounded to seasoned prop Andrew Fifita.

The nine is abbreviated of mediate forwards for the important past fewer rounds arsenic teams conflict for finals spots.

One subordinate the Sharks are considering is young North Queensland prop Emry Pere.

Cowboys prop Emry Pere. (Getty)

A 22-year-old from New Zealand, Pere played 2 games for the Cowboys past twelvemonth but has been incapable to unit his mode into the struggling club's apical 17 this season.

Pere went to Benji Marshall's aged schoolhouse - Keebra Park connected the Gold Coast - earlier joining the Cowboys successful the National Youth Competition successful 2016.

A erstwhile Junior Kangaroo, helium has plentifulness of size and would beryllium a useful precocious summation to the Sharks, who person been out-muscled by rival packs successful caller weeks.

He is signed to the Cowboys until the extremity of adjacent play but the Sharks are looking astatine a imaginable indebtedness agreement.

Fifita underwent country connected his pharynx earlier successful the week aft being placed successful an induced coma pursuing a dense sound successful the nonaccomplishment to the Knights.

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