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Australian rugby legend released from hospital after stroke

Former Wallabies fly-half Michael Lynagh is on the road to recovery after two weeks of treatment in the Royal Brisbane Hospital.

Lynagh in 1995.
Lynagh in 1995.
Image: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

THERE WAS GOOD news for ex-Wallabies captain Michael Lynagh today as he was allowed to leave hospital two weeks after suffering a stroke.

The 48-year-old was taken in to the Royal Brisbane Hospital complaining of headaches during a flight from his home in London to Australia and has since been receiving intensive treatment there.

Lynagh, a former fly-half who led his country to the 1995 World Cup and is Australia’s all-time record points scorer with 911, thanked the staff who cared for him before tweeting:

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