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Pies forward collapses due to heart condition

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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.

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