Bayonne player rushed to hospital
December 22, 2012
Bayonne's Francois Carillo is attended to by medical staff at the Stade Jean Dauger © Getty Images
Bayonne forward Francois Carrillo was taken to hospital on Saturday after suffering a reported a heart problem ahead of his side's Top 14 clash with Mont-de-Marsan.
The 24-year-old collapsed after taking the ball at a line out a few minutes before the end of the warm-up session, an AFP journalist witnessed.
A heart specialist team gave Carrillo cardiac massage before the player was taken to hospital.
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