NRL News | The Mole: Former NRL Legend ‘Frank The Tank’ Fighting For Life After Complications From COVID Bulldogs Panthers Kiwi Test Frank Pritchard

Former Bulldogs, Panthers and Kiwi Test star Frank Pritchard is in the hospital on New Years Eve fighting for his life.

One of the game’s most damaging ball runners in the 2000s, the man known as “Frank The Tank,” is on life support as a result of complications from COVID-19.

He is believed to have a collapsed lung and other major health problems as a result of the virus.

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Pritchard, 38, was born in Sydney to Samoan and New Zealand parents.

He played more than 100 games for the Panthers and Bulldogs, as well as seasons with Hull FC in England and Parramatta.

He played 27 tests with New Zealand and eight with Samoa before retiring at the end of 2017.

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