Huddersfield captain Danny Brough is set to have a scan on the injury he suffered in the play-off defeat at Hull.
Brough, 29, was recently handed the captaincy on a permanent basis, succeeding Kevin Brown, who last played for the club in July.
Head Coach Paul Anderson told the club’s official website: “Broughy still needs to be scanned, it’s been difficult to get him in regarding appointments but he will be done by the latter end of the week.
“The initial thought is that he has a grade 2 adductor strain which could possibly see him out from anywhere to 4 to 8 weeks.
“We got a message on Sunday during the Hull FC game saying he was tightening up and then literally moments later Jordan Turner ran round him. Broughy is one of the quickest things on two legs over an edge so you just knew straight away he wasn’t right.”
Brough is just one amongst a host of players that may require surgery over the close season.
The Giants this week revealed that eight others are already booked in for an operation of some sort, with Brough and fellow playmaker Scott Grix set to follow.
Their season ended with last weekend’s 46-10 defeat against Hull.