SAINTS boss Justin Holbrook says he is relieved that Zeb Taia, who dislocated a shoulder in the victory over Leeds last Friday, will only be out for six weeks.

The 34-year-old will not require surgery for the damage - and will be back in action in early August.

Holbrook said: "We pretty much knew straight after the game he'd dislocated his shoulder and there was a fair bit of damage there, but it is actually good news that he doesn't need an operation or anything.

"It's rehab and hopefully only six weeks. It could have been worse.

"But it's still disappointing. He had been playing fantastic."

Skipper James Roby, who underwent surgery earlier this month to correct a troublesome groin injury, is on course for a return in two or three weeks.

"He is going really well," said Holbrook.

"He is still probably two or three weeks away but it was the right thing to do.

"We were going to try to see if we could manage him until the end of the season but he was getting more pain every day. Once he had his surgery he felt better straight away."

Saints will take advice on Mark Percival's hamstring - but if there is any doubt he will not play at Warrington.