• Bok great hospitalised after heart attack

    Former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese is being closely monitored in hospital after suffering a heart attack.

    According to information coming through on Thursday, the 56-year-old was at home when he first started to feel unwell on Tuesday night.

    He was rushed to hospital, where he underwent a procedure to have an intravascular stent inserted into a narrowed vein.

    Former Springbok and close friend Toks van der Linde has confirmed that Wiese is thankfully in a stable condition.

    Wiese played 18 Tests for the Springboks and was part of the 1995 World Cup-winning team.

    He also featured in 128 matches for Transvaal/Golden Lions during his playing days.

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    Craig Lewis