Ex-AFL star Brendan Fevola reveals he’s recovering in hospital after having surgery


Ex-AFL star Brendan Fevola reveals he’s recovering in hospital after having surgery: ‘Old body is taking a hammering’

Former AFL star turned radio host Brendan Fevola is resting up in hospital, after having an operation on his arm. 

The 41-year-old Carlton and Brisbane Lions star shared a series of pictures with fans on Instagram on Friday. 

In one image, Brendan poses up in his hospital bed after surgery. 

Ex-AFL star Brendan Fevola revealed on Friday that he’s in hospital after having surgery: ‘Old body is taking a hammering’

‘Operation complete. Time to tuck into some great food, absolutely starving,’ Brendan captioned his post. 

In the image, the newly-blond star can be seen with a cast on his arm. 

He also showed off a bandage on his arm and captioned it: ‘Post op look.’ 

He also showed off a bandage on his arm and captioned it: 'Post op look'

He also showed off a bandage on his arm and captioned it: ‘Post op look’

Earlier this week, before going into hospital, Brendan showed off an arm injury with large bruises near his wrist. 

‘Who said playing footy at 41 was fun,’ he wrote. 

He added: ‘Old body is taking a hammering.’ 

Earlier this week, before going into hospital, Brendan showed off an arm injury with large bruises near his wrist

Earlier this week, before going into hospital, Brendan showed off an arm injury with large bruises near his wrist

Brendan recently revealed on his radio show that he’d lost an impressive 10kg in three weeks ahead of his boxing debut at the Footy Legends Fight Night later this year.

‘I’ve lost like 10kg in three weeks and I feel good man,’ he said on Fifi, Fev and Nick.

‘I’m up and about!’

In May, he said he plans to emulate Rocky by ‘full-on training’.

Brendan recently revealed on his radio show that he'd lost an impressive 10kg in three weeks ahead of his boxing debut at the Footy Legends Fight Night later this year. Brendan also revealed his partner Alex didn't want him to fight, but he was too tempted by the prize money to say no

Brendan recently revealed on his radio show that he’d lost an impressive 10kg in three weeks ahead of his boxing debut at the Footy Legends Fight Night later this year. Brendan also revealed his partner Alex didn’t want him to fight, but he was too tempted by the prize money to say no

‘And I have to trim down a little bit, so I am going to be full like Rocky,’ he added.

Brendan also revealed his partner didn’t want him to fight, but he was too tempted by the prize money to say no.

‘I don’t think I should either but, geez, I’ll tell you what, the purse is nice,’ he said.

Brendan, who does not yet know who his opponent will be, admitted he has no boxing experience but is nonetheless keen to give it a go.

‘I can’t fight so this is going to be awesome fun. I’ve got ages to prepare,’ he said.

Brendan, who does not yet know who his opponent will be, admitted he has no boxing experience but is nonetheless keen to give it a go

Brendan, who does not yet know who his opponent will be, admitted he has no boxing experience but is nonetheless keen to give it a go

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