Toutai Kefu out of hospital and ‘doing effectively’ after assault

Toutai Kefu
Tonga completed fourth of their pool on the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan beneath Kefu’s steerage

Tonga coach and Australia rugby nice Toutai Kefu says he’s out of hospital and “doing effectively” after a violent assault by intruders at his Brisbane house.

“Humbling to see the outpouring of affection and effectively needs from household, mates, neighborhood members and most of the people,” said Kefu in a Facebook post. external-link

“We’re all doing effectively.”

He added: “Josh, Madi & myself are out of hospital and we’re hoping Rach (Kefu’s spouse) will be capable to be part of us tomorrow. We simply need to say thanks for everybody’s help we really feel very fortunate and grateful.”

Kefu was injured within the stomach, whereas his spouse Rachel sustained extreme cuts to her arm. Josh, 21, and Madi, 18, additionally suffered lacerations.

Police arrested two teenage boys in reference to the incident and are trying to find a 3rd suspect who absconded in a stolen automotive.

The suspects allegedly left an axe, knife and machete on the scene.

Kefu received 60 Check caps for Australia, scoring 10 tries, and was a part of the Wallabies crew that received the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

Toutai Kefu
Kefu was a quick, skilful ball provider for Australia

Social media customers, together with former team-mates, modified profile photos to a inexperienced and gold quantity eight – Kefu’s place – as information of the assault unfold.

Kefu coached Tonga, the nation of his beginning, on the 2019 World Cup and was reappointed to the job earlier this yr.

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