However a blank weekend has allowed the back rower enough time to recover.
England needs an operation on his shoulder that will require two to three months’ rehabilitation.
“It could be the season for him and that’s a big blow,” coach Ryan Sheridan said.
“It will be a tough challenge for us at Barrow – they’ve been staying in games and not losing by much.”
Second row Tim Spears is rated as “50/50” with a medial ligament problem.
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Featherstone have revealed their squad numbers for the 2015 season.
Catalans have appointed Greg Mounis and Remi Casty as co-captains for the 2015 season.