Leeds Rhinos will be without Aidan Sezer for next weekend’s Super League final against St Helens, after the playmaker was smashed in a reckless tackle by his former Raiders teammate during his side’s win over Wigan Warriors on Friday.
Bateman, who is said to be sniffing out a return to the NRL and could find a home at the Tigers, clobbered Sezer in the process of trying to put pressure on the kicker.
But his attempted tackle went horribly wrong, making contact with Sezer’s head and knocking the halfback down.
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