Death from heat exhaustion after ‘inappropriate’ training session triggers NRL review

The coroner said the use of a paper bag to treat Keith Titmuss' hyperventilation had been misguided.
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Family and friends wear T-shirts in memory of Keith Titmuss outside the Lidcombe Coroners Court in Sydney, 14 February 2024. Photo: AAP.

The NRL will review its policy on heat exhaustion after a coroner found that a Manly player died following an “inappropriate” preseason training session.

Keith Titmuss had a seizure after an indoor cardio session at the Sea Eagles’ northern beaches base in November 2020.