The Sharks can confirm that Andrew Fifita suffered an injury to his throat, following an incident early in the second half of today's match against Newcastle.
After the match Andrew reported difficulty swallowing. He was also noted to have a hoarse voice at this time and his care was escalated to the paramedics with a suspected laryngeal injury.
He was taken via ambulance to hospital, where a significant laryngeal injury was confirmed.
Andrew remains in hospital, where he is receiving the best possible care.
The Sharks will provide further updates when they become available.