Hougaard ‘preventing for his life’ in hospital


Former Springbok flyhalf Derick Hougaard is in a battle for his life in a Pretoria hospital after not waking up six days in the past.

In line with a Netwerk24 report, a supply near the state of affairs stated that Hougaard has spent the previous week unconscious in intensive care with extreme irritation of his lungs.

Hougaard was final acutely aware on the night time of Friday, 9 June. He was reported to be feeling nauseous that morning.

The 40-year-old made greater than 100 appearances for the Bulls in all competitions between 2002 and 2008 and is named the “Liefling of Loftus” for enjoying an important function in a golden period for the Pretoria facet.

Since retiring from rugby, Hougaard has tried his hand at a profession within the NFL and took half in a star boxing match with rock musician Francois van Coke. He has additionally reportedly been engaged on a documentary on his life.

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