Former Bulldogs, Panthers and Kiwi Test prima Frank Pritchard is successful infirmary connected New Year's Eve warring for his life.
One of the game's astir damaging shot runners successful the 2000s, the antheral known arsenic "Frank The Tank", is connected beingness enactment arsenic a effect of complications from COVID-19.
It is believed helium has a collapsed lung and different large wellness issues arsenic a effect of the virus.
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The 38-year-old Pritchard was calved successful Sydney to Samoan and Kiwi parents.
He played much than 100 games for some the Panthers and Bulldogs arsenic good arsenic stints with Hull FC successful England and Parramatta.
He played 27 Tests for New Zealand and 8 for Samoa earlier retiring astatine the extremity of 2017.
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