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Warriors doctor John Mayhew in induced coma

  • Warriors doctor John Mayhew in induced coma

    WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 08: Manu Vatuvei of the Warriors leaves the field with doctor John 'Doc' Mayhew after sustaining an injury during the round 22 NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Westpac Stadium on August 8, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Warriors NRL doctor John Mayhew is in hospital, reportedly in an induced coma after he collapsed following an exercise class.

He was taken to hospital on Tuesday night, NZME reported.

Mayhew has worked with various sports, was the All Blacks doctor for 131 Tests over 15 years and has been with the Auckland-based rugby league club for most of the past decade.

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He was given an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit last week for his services to sports medicine.

Warriors managing director Jim Doyle declined to comment on Mayhew's health, saying it was a family matter.

People are starting to post get well messages on social media.

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