Titans winger Treymain Spry says he’s fortunate to be alive after allegedly being coward punched in Brisbane’s CBD on March 10, leaving his rugby league profession in jeopardy as he waits for mind scans to determine his future.
Spry, 22, and his accomplice have been strolling by the Fortitude Valley nightclub precinct round 2am when he noticed his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend throughout the road.
The person then allegedly ran throughout the highway and king-hit Spry from behind.
Treymain Spry holds up a ‘GO TITANS!!!!’ do-it-yourself card, cheering on his membership from Brisbane Hospital after allegedly being king-hit final month
Spry has been recovering from a fractured cranium, damaged cheekbone and bleeding on the mind, and skilled extreme complications every single day for 3 weeks after the alleged punch.
The five-game NRL participant says docs instructed him the hit might have ended his life.
‘The docs instructed me I’m very fortunate to nonetheless be right here,’ Spry instructed the Sunday Mail.
‘At first, I used to be fearful about whether or not I might play once more. I used to be making an attempt to take all of it in and I used to be simply fairly hopeful I might be capable of play the sport once more.’
Treymain Spry runs away from Tom Trbojevic in spherical 19 2020, the place he scored a strive within the Titans 42-24 victory over Manly
Spry has no recollection of the incident, because the alleged punch knocked him out immediately.
‘I knew the identification of the one who hit me. I’ve by no means met him however he’s the brand new boyfriend of my ex-girlfriend.
‘I was simply fortunate that considered one of my mates was there. As I used to be falling, he broke my fall and caught me. My head nonetheless hit the bottom however not with as a lot drive if he wasn’t there to catch me.’
The Gold Coast rookie will bear a mind scan on March 9 to find out if the hit has induced long-term injury to his cranium and mind.
The Titans winger (pictured coaching for the membership within the 2022 pre-season) scored two tries within the workforce’s 26-all trial match in opposition to the Broncos
Spry and the Titans shall be protecting their fingers crossed that docs give him the inexperienced gentle to play on, after the 98kg winger starred with two tries within the Titans’ pre-season 26-all draw in opposition to the Broncos on February 19.
Final 12 months Spry was granted a launch by the Titans attributable to private points and returned in pre-season, outrunning Broncos flyer Selwyn Cobbo over 60 metres to attain within the trial conflict.
The younger Indigenous man from Ipswich has thanked the Titans for sticking by him, given the very fact he was on the verge of signing his first full-time contract with the membership when he was hospitalised.
A Brisbane rugby participant was charged with grievous bodily hurt in reference to the alleged assault and was attributable to seem within the Brisbane Magistrates Courtroom on April 11.