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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Leeds head coach Brian McDermott has highlighted the adversity that his team had to face in 2016, after their incredible, treble-winning success in 2015.
Leeds coach Brian McDermott is sure that his squad is well stocked with half back talent ahead of the 2017 season.
Hunslet Hawks have confirmed that they have signed Leeds academy product Nyle Flynn for the 2017 season.
Parramatta Eels have revealed that a stressful 2016 has ended up with the club facing a shortfall of Aus$11million.