Bulls starlet Sam Burgess goes under the knife tomorrow to fix a shoulder problem.

The big-hitting prop suffered the injury towards the back end of Super League XI.

Burgess will be sidelined for two months but fully fit for the start of next season.

"I just snapped a tendon in my shoulder and need to get it stitched back together," said the talented teenager.

"I damaged it against Warrington in the play-offs.

"I had it injected, numbed and strapped up for the Hull match and didn't feel anything - until afterwards!"

The 17-year-old battled on through the pain to do his bit for Bradford in their Grand Final eliminator.

Burgess was one of many walking wounded at the KC Stadium last month, Joe Vagana, with a dislocated thumb, having also hidden an injury.

"There was a few playing not fully fit that night but that's life," added Burgess, who made waves with nine impressive appearances off the bench this year.

"I'm looking forward to next season now. I loved playing those matches but I've got to improve and build on it."

He had to pull out of the England Academy squad to undergo the operation.

"I could probably play and I've been training on it but it's better to get it fixed now during the winter," he said.

"That's better than having to do it in the middle of next season.

"It's a simple procedure. I'll be out for eight weeks, so I'll have a bit of catching up to do when I get back, but it'll be good to get it right."