Owen Williams' brother has tweeted his thanks to those offering messages of support, after the 22-year-old Cardiff Blues and Wales centre was injured in Singapore.
Williams' family flew out to be by his side in hospital, after he sustained what is thought to be a serious neck injuries playing in the World Club 10s on Sunday.
Hundreds of messages of support have come in from Wales, and also rugby stars like Australia's David Pocock.
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