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Workington Reds hit by Gari Rowntree injury

Gari Rowntree
Rowntree joined Reds after injury ended his spell at Blackburn

Workington Reds full-back Gari Rowntree has been ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing cruciate knee ligaments in training.

The 24-year-old, whose professional career with Blackburn Rovers was ended by a knee injury, faces up to nine months out of action.

He has made almost 170 first-team appearances for the Reds since his debut at Vauxhall Motors in March 2007.

Rowntree had played 15 games for Workington this season, scoring twice.

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