Pies forward collapses due to heart condition
Collingwood forward Kayle Kirby sent a scare through the Magpies camp after it was revealed the small forward had collapsed in a VFL practice match on Saturday.
Collingwood’s media department released a statement on Saturday night updating Kirby’s condition.
Kayle Kirby update
“Collingwood forward Kayle Kirby was admitted to Epworth Hospital this evening after collapsing during a VFL practice match against North Melbourne at the Holden Centre.
At this stage, it appears his collapse was caused by an irregular heart rhythm.
Kirby is now in a stable condition, and he will remain in hospital overnight for observation.”
The news came following Collingwoods 16pt loss to GWS at the MCG.