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NRL's Emotional Fundraiser Celebrates Alex McKinnon’s Progress After Career Ending Injury

Rugby League steps up for a great cause.

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Back in March Newcastle Knight's player Alex Mckinnon was involved in a horrific tackle which saw him suffer fractures to both his C4 and C5 vertebrae.

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Many Aussie sporting greats also shared their support for the inspirational Mckinnon:

Wish you the best buddy Stay committed #inspirational #RiseForAlex @mckinnon92 http://t.co/QUbrNHa1QL

Shane Warne@ShaneWarne

Wish you the best buddy
Stay committed #inspirational
#RiseForAlex @mckinnon92

👍 http://t.co/QUbrNHa1QL

9:08 PM - 18 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Support @mckinnon92 @jarrydhayne_1: buy a wristband or donate by texting RiseForAlex to 0498 555 566 @dailytelegraph

Tim Cahill@Tim_Cahill

Support @mckinnon92 @jarrydhayne_1: buy a wristband or donate by texting RiseForAlex to 0498 555 566 @dailytelegraph

12:04 PM - 18 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Again today I find myself in awe of the positive attitude & outlook of @NRLKnights @mckinnon92 #RiseForAlex

Andrew Voss@AndrewVoss9

Again today I find myself in awe of the positive attitude & outlook of @NRLKnights @mckinnon92 #RiseForAlex

2:05 PM - 14 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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