Former Murray Bomber James McQuillan is undergoing surgery this morning to determine the extent of a suspected spinal injury.GEORDIE COWAN April 6, 2014 9:23am
Echuca’s James McQuillan will have surgery this morning to determine the extent of a suspected spinal injury.
Playing for Albury Tigers, McQuillan, 22, collided with the leg of Yarrawonga opponent Marcus Cummins during the second quarter of their Ovens and Murray Football League clash.
Initially taken to Albury base hospital, he was put into an induced coma for safety reasons before being flown to a Melbourne hospital on Saturday night.
Heathcote coach Grant Ford also suffered a head injury during yesterday’s match away against Elmore, with the match called off.
He was taken to Bendigo base hospital but was released this morning.
More details will be in tomorrow’s Riverine Herald.
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