Blood clots rule out Ita for the season

johnboy 15 February 2013 2

Rugby Heaven have the unpleasant news that the Brumbies big unit Ita Vaea is out for the season for treatment of his blood clots:

The Brumbies first discovered a clot in Vaea’s calf in October and he was immediately sent for more tests when his foot turned white at training. At some point Vaea had a mini heart attack, which compromised the heart muscle. It affected his circulation and bits of the clot were pumped around his body.

Here’s hoping he responds to treatment.


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rosscoact rosscoact 8:14 am 17 Feb 13

Crikey, that sounds serious. Best wishes for him

LSWCHP LSWCHP 5:50 pm 16 Feb 13

On reading the headline I assumed this would be a story about Ita Buttrose, and wondered what relationship it could have to Canberra. 🙂

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