The Australian footballer Ollie Wines has been hospitalized due to heart problems he experienced in a match against Melbourne.
The sportiest at the age of 27 felt nauseous and dizzy and exited the game at halftime. Then, on Thursday night, he was diagnosed with a heart irregularity.
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Last years Brownlow medalist Ollie Wines remains in hospital after he was subbed from last nights match w/ nausea and dizziness. @PAFC says he has an irregular heat beat and will remain at the RAH for further testing. Details coming up at 5 & 6. @9NewsAdel pic.twitter.com/9wAZtcfXMl
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The Daily Mail reported:
Port Adelaide have confirmed that Ollie Wines suffered heart palpitations during their embarrassing defeat by Melbourne, resulting in his withdrawal in the first half of the game.
Wines, 27, left the field of play and was taken to hospital after a bout of nausea and dizziness during the crushing loss by the premiers, having played just 27 minutes on Thursday night.
Further tests have found that the Brownlow medal winner also suffered heart palpitations and the Power confirmed he will undergo further tests to monitor the situation.
AFL website stated.
The AFL, in conjunction with the AFLPA, has on Thursday released its COVID-19 vaccination policy for all AFL and AFLW players and Football Program Staff.
In general terms, the Policy will require all AFL and AFLW players and Football Program Staff to be vaccinated in advance of the start of the AFL and AFLW seasons according to a progressive schedule.
The Policy has been introduced following an extensive education program across the clubs and industry in regard to COVID-19 vaccinations and the AFL will continue to work with the AFLPA to provide all players and staff further support and guidance through the evolving situation.
The Policy reflects the AFL’s strongly held view that as the governing body of the sport, we share responsibility to address the risk of exposure to COVID-19 of our Players and Football Program Staff, and in delivering upon this responsibility, TGA approved vaccines offer the best possible protection in keeping our people safe, healthy and together.
Further, it provides our sport the opportunity to recover from the COVID-19 interruptions that have beset both the AFL and AFLW competitions in these past two years.