Christian Lealiifano Diagnosed with Leukaemia

Christian Lealiifano

Christian LealiifanoThe Brumbies confirmed through their website that Christian Lealiifano, who has also represented Australia playing for the Wallabies, was diagnosed with leukaemia on Saturday morning.

The Brumbies club issued a short statement explaining that Lealiifano had suffered a brief illness and is now in hospital seeking further treatment. They stated that it was too early to tell the true nature of Lealiifano’s treatment.

This was followed by a statement from the Australian Rugby Union, wishing Lealiifano a speedy recovery.

Lealiifano has played 117 matches for the Brumbies as well as 19 tests for the Wallabies. The 28-year-old celebrated the birth of his first child earlier this year.


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– Written by John Ardic


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