- West Coast Eagles great Peter Matera has suffered a ‘severe’ heart attack
- The AFL legend was rushed to hospital where doctors inserted two stents
- He is now recovering but the full extent of his condition remains unclear
Published: 13:55 AEST, 30 May 2022 | Updated: 16:27 AEST, 30 May 2022
AFL legend Peter Matera is lucky to be alive after sufferings a ‘severe’ heart attack at the age of just 53.
The West Coast Eagles great was rushed to Bendigo Hospital, in regional Victoria, on Sunday, where doctors put two stents placed in his heart.
A teammate of the two-time premiership player, Brad Hardie, broke the news but said he was not fully aware of his condition.