Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths recovering after suspected heart attack

Doncaster Knights director of rugby Clive Griffiths is undergoing tests after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 11:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 10:47 am
Clive Griffiths

The Welshman missed Knights' home victory over Hartpury on Saturday after taking ill.

Griffiths, 64, is expected to make a full recovery, according to a statement released today by the Championship club.

'Doncaster RFC (Doncaster Knights) can now confirm that Director of Rugby, Clive Griffiths suffered a suspected heart attack whilst out jogging on Friday evening,' said the statement.

'Clive is currently undergoing tests in Doncaster Royal Infirmary, but is expected to make a full recovery.

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'We are sure that everyone concerned with Doncaster Knights, Phoenix and the wider club will want to join us in sending our very best wishes to Clive.'

Former dual-code Wales international Griffiths has had two spells in charge at Doncaster. 

He returned to Castle Park in 2012 and subsequently guided the club to back-to-back appearances in the promotion play-offs.