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Andrew Fifita, throat injury, induced coma, Cronulla Sharks, details, Knights charged

The NRL’s match review committee has cleared Newcastle players of any wrongdoing in the on-field accident that left Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita in an induced coma with a serious throat injury.

Fifita had surgery on Tuesday to treat a fractured larynx, having been placed in a coma on Monday following the injury on Sunday at Redcliffe.

The Sharks said in a statement on Tuesday night that he is expected to make a full recovery.

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“Andrew Fifita underwent laryngeal surgery late today in Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital,” the statement read. “The surgeon carrying out the procedure informed that the surgery was successful, with Andrew expected to make a full recovery.

“Andrew will now remain in ICU in the short term,…

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