WORCESTER Raiders have confirmed that striker Jordan Murphy has been released from hospital after suffering a serious neck injury during Tuesday night's league match with Tuffley Rovers at Sixways.

Murphy was involved in a collision with a Tuffley player and received immediate medical attention from both sides' physios before being taken to Worcester A & E.

On Wednesday morning, Raiders confirmed he was still in hospital. 

"Shortly after Tuffley Rovers' equaliser last night, the game was abandoned in the 7th minute of added time at Sixways due to a very serious injury to Jordan Murphy. It was clear it wasn’t any normal injury situation.

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"Everyone at Worcester Raiders would like to extend our thanks to the physio team of Tuffley and of course Jess Garrington, the spearhead of Raiders physio team, who was amazing and kept her cool amongst the chaos.

He was held overnight at the hospital but at lunchtime on Wednesday afternoon (August 23) it was confirmed by Raiders that he had been given the all-clear to continue his recovery from home.

A club statement read: "Further to this morning's update, we are delighted to confirm that Jordan Murphy has been released from hospital following a serious neck injury and is now recovering at home. Get well soon Jord."