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Burns to make emotional return from horror knee injury after 305 days – Sydney Morning Herald

Souths fan favourite Braidon Burns was convinced his NRL career was over when he suffered a horror dislocated kneecap last year.

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I actually didnt think Id play again. The patellar tendon ruptured off my kneecap, which caused it to dislocate.
Ive watched the replay a few times. My kneecap was floating at the bottom of my quad. It was pretty scary. The first thing I thought of was, will I play again?. Then the physio re-assured me Id be alright.
Burns, who battled knee and hamstring issues in previous seasons, convinced himself he would never add to the 32 NRL career games he had played when he exited the Souths COVID bubble…

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