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.
Hull KR have signed Ryan Bailey from Leeds Rhinos on a two-year contract, the day after confirming that Neville Costigan was leaving.
Week Two of the European Championship saw Scotland come within touching distance of a first ever title, and a place in the Four Nations, while France put right some of their Dublin mistakes against a valiant Welsh side.