2022-05-24 04:02:00

Warriors youngster Reece Walsh has revealed he lost 4kgs and spent two nights in hospital with a swollen liver prior to the Warriors’ 24-18 loss to the Dragons on Saturday.

Walsh explained how much toll the illness took on his boys, particularly in the second half

where he struggled with cramps

“I felt I lacked a bit of energy and it was a tough one,” Walsh told stuff.co.nz.

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“I was in hospital for two nights at the start of the week and it definitely felt like that took a toll on my body.

“I feel like it’s something I’ve got to get through, probably a mental thing.

“My liver was a bit swollen, it had some fluid around it,” he added.

Reece Walsh struggled with cramping for much of the second half. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

“It was an infection they said, so I was in hospital on Saturday and Sunday, got out Monday morning.”

While the 19-year-old elected to push through the pain he admitted that it had an impact on his performance.

“I lost 4kgs and you could see out there I was cramping for about 30 minutes in the second half, I just couldn’t find my legs,” he said.

“But it’s a mental thing I guess, I’ve just got to push through things like that.”

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Source by [graycupnews.com]


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