12 Oct '11, 1am

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu discharged from hospital, 16 days after being admitted with kidney failure

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu discharged from hospital, 16 days after being admitted with kidney failure

All Blacks great Jonah Lomu has been discharged from hospital, 16 days after being admitted for kidney failure, the New Zealand Herald reported on Wednesday. -- PHOTO: AFP AUCKLAND (AFP) - All Blacks great Jonah Lomu has been discharged from hospital, 16 days after being admitted with kidney failure, a health official said on Wednesday. 'I can confirm that Jonah Lomu was discharged on Monday afternoon, but that's all,' Auckland District Health Board spokesman Matt Rogers told AFP. 'The family hasn't given us authorisation to comment on what comes now,' he said. Lomu was being treated with daily dialysis as doctors at Auckland Hospital's renal unit tried to to repair the kidney that was donated to him by friend and New Zealand radio broadcaster Grant Kereama. Days after featuring in the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony on September 9, Lomu was rushed to hospital after it 'a...

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