Former Stormers, Saracens and Connacht hooker Ethienne Reynecke is fighting for his life in hospital because of a blot clot on the brain.
Reynecke, a television rugby analyst and a celebrated rugby player, suffered a stroke last week Thursday.
The latest news on Reynecke, 36, is that he is improving but he is still being kept sedated.
After retiring from rugby, he became a mixed martial arts fighter.
All of us at Connacht Rugby would like to send our best wishes to former Connacht player @ettasreynecke who is ill in hospital.
Wishing you a speedy recovery Ettas. pic.twitter.com/puxRKIJNeg
— Connacht Rugby (@connachtrugby) August 14, 2018
Reynecke played more than 150 first-class matches – including 40-odd for the Lions, 40-odd for Connacht and 20-odd for Saracens.
He also represented the Stormers, Western Province, Cheetahs and Pau.
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