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Andrew Fifita undergoes successful surgery, injury, Cronulla Sharks news

The Cronulla Sharks have confirmed star forward Andrew Fifita has successfully undergone laryngeal surgery on Tuesday after suffering a significant throat injury during the Sharks’ narrow loss to the Newcastle Knights on Sunday.

Fifita was involved in a heavy collision with the Knights’ Tyson Frizell early in the second half and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance after paramedics assessed him almost 20 minutes after the game.

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The 32-year-old was reportedly placed into a medically induced coma, but after a successful surgery, he is expected to make a full recovery.

“Andrew Fifita underwent laryngeal surgery late today in Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital,” a Sharks statement read.

“The surgeon carrying out the procedure informed…

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