NRL news: Frank Pritchard fighting for life in hospital following Covid complications

One of the greatest NRLs is said to be fighting for his life in hospital with a collapsed lung due to health complications after contracting Covid.

NRL legend Frank Pritchard is in hospital fighting for his life after complications from Covid.

report from Channel Nine Pritchard is allegedly on life support with a collapsed lung, among other health problems, due to the virus.

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report from Daily Telegraph It also claims that Pritchard has been in the intensive care unit at Liverpool Hospital and has an ongoing problem with asthma issues.

Bulldogs general manager of football, Phil Gold, also confirmed the news via Twitter, writing: “Hearts and prayers are with former Bulldog Frank Pritchard who is in hospital battling Covid. We send all our best wishes for a full and speedy recovery. Our love to Frank’s family and friends.”

Pritchard played over 100 games for the Penrith Panthers and Bulldogs during his illustrious career in Rugby League, along with short spells at Parramatta Eels and Hull in the Premier League.

The 38-year-old also played nearly 30 games for New Zealand as well as eight for Samoa before the team closed down at the end of 2017.

Originally Posted as NRL Great Frank Pritchard Fighting for Life After Complications from COVID

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