Dane Gagai cleared and excited for State of Origin game two.
Dane Gagai cleared and excited for State of Origin game two. Contributed

Gagai recovering after time in hospital at the weekend


THE Newcastle Knights have said Dane Gagai is undergoing a series of tests under the supervision of a cardiologist after he was rushed to hospital on Saturday.

"Following results of these tests and assessments, Gagai and the club will have a guide to his return to training and playing," the statement said.



KNIGHTS and Queensland back Dane Gagai has been discharged from hospital.

But his immediate playing future is uncertain.

The 24-year-old, who made his Origin debut for Queensland in game three in Brisbane earlier this month, was rushed to hospital at half-time during Newcastle's home game against the Gold Coast Titans on Saturday night.

The club issued a statement yesterday saying Gagai had been discharged from hospital after suffering an abnormal heart rhythm.

"Gagai's condition was stabilised," the statement read.

"He will require further cardiologist assessment as a precaution."

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