Former All Black Carl Hayman seriously injured in accident - Ruck

Former All Black Carl Hayman seriously injured in accident

Former All Black Carl Hayman suffered a “serious injury” in a bicycle accident in Mangawhai Heads.

According to a family member, Hayman fell off his bike and fractured his collarbone, but his recovery is progressing well.

The incident occurred at 10:54 am on Pearl St, and he was transported to Whangārei Hospital in a “serious condition,” as reported by St John.

The pilot of a northern rescue helicopter, who transported Hayman across Northland, confirmed that the patient was “disoriented following the bicycle fall.”

Local authorities, including the police, were summoned to the scene this morning in New Zealand.

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‘He’s got big nuts’ – Joe Marler picks his ultimate XV

Marler’s cheeky selection features seven All Blacks legends in his team, with three from Ireland, two Welsh, two Australians and a Fijian nicknamed ‘The Bus’.

FRONT-ROW

1. Tony Woodcock (New Zealand)
2. Rory Best (Ireland)
3. Carl Hayman (New Zealand)

Marler on Hayman: “I played against him when he was at Newcastle and he basically Would knock **ing s**t outta ya for 80 minutes. It was like play against a prop with the fitness levels of a flanker.”

Marler on Best: “Best is hard as nails and a great thrower at the line plus great in the loose. He was pretty underrated in my opinion.”

SECOND-ROW

4. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)
5. Paul O’Connell (Ireland)

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