Brett Stewart ruled out for the entire season

Manly fullback Brett Stewart has been ruled out for the entire season after being told his knee injury is worse than first thought.<br><br>The Australian international had been aiming for a round 20 comeback after injuring his left knee against the Wests Tigers, but after undergoing surgery he was told he won't play again in 2010.<br><br>"The operation went well and Brett will make a full recovery but it won’t be this season – that's certain and we now have to get on with the rest of the season without him," Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler told reporters today.<br><br>"It was a shock to Brett and to the entire club but he is a fighter and he will be back as good as ever.<br><br>"The players accept that and will respond to the challenge as they did without him last year."<br><br>The Sea Eagles have suffered a bad start to the season, losing both their opening two matches.