‘He’s a fighter’: Merritt’s family provide update with South Sydney legend in ‘critical condition’

‘He’s a fighter’: Merritt’s family provide update with South Sydney legend in ‘critical condition’

According to Merritt’s family, the South Sydney legend is in “critical condition,” but he “is a fighter.”.

Nathan Merritt’s sister gave an update on the South Sydney Rabbitohs legend on Sunday morning, saying he is still in a “critical condition.”.

Merritt, who was discovered unconscious on Friday afternoon, reportedly collapsed while staying with his aunt, according to The Daily Telegraph on Saturday.

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According to the report, Merritt took prescribed pain medication and experienced a serious adverse reaction.

The 40-year-old was taken right away to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Camperdown, where his health was described as critical.

The family was “grateful” for the support they had received, according to Merritt’s sister Teanne, who provided an update on Sunday morning.
She called her brother a “fighter” and described him as such.

She wrote on Facebook, “On behalf of Nathan and our family, we would like to thank everyone for your good thoughts and prayers.”.

“Nathan is still in critical condition, but he’s a fighter.

We appreciate everyone’s help during this difficult time, and we are grateful.
You’ll receive updates as soon as we can.

According to reports, Merritt’s family, friends, and former teammates were informed of his condition as he battles for his life.

Blake Solly, the CEO of the Rabbitohs, said: “Nathan is currently on everyone’s mind and in their prayers.

The legendary player for Souths made more than 200 appearances for the team during which time he scored an astounding 146 tries.

Merritt was the ninth player in the history of the game to score 150 total tries.
During the course of his lengthy NRL career, Merritt, who also played fullback and wing, was the league’s leading try scorer for three consecutive seasons.

Throughout his illustrious career, he also received a number of representative awards.

Merritt played in two games and scored two tries for the PM’s XIII.
He also played in three games and scored three tries for the Indigenous All-Stars.

Due to Blake Ferguson’s suspension, he made his sole appearance for New South Wales in Game 2 of the 2013 State of Origin series.

In 2014, the year South Sydney won its first premiership in 43 years, Merritt announced his retirement from rugby league.


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