KEIGHLEY'S rugby star Jack Croft has suffered a major injury setback, after rupturing his Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in a Betfred Championship Rugby-League fixture.

Croft, who currently plays his rugby at Oldham RLFC, on-loan from Super-League side Wakefield Trinity, was injured late on in the fixture with Whitehaven, after scoring the winning try in the previous week against Halifax.

The talented centre has now been transferred back to Wakefield, his full-time employers, and is waiting to see a specialist knee surgeon.

Having Joined Oldham on loan for the full season, the agreement in the contract allowed for Wakefield to call him back at any time, and in line with the injury, they exercised this option.

Croft is expected to be out for a considerable amount of time.

The Keighley man spoke through his Twitter page, and said: " Long road ahead but ready to come back better than ever."