According to Ian Cameron, head of AfriForum's community safety, Drotske was shot at three times in the attack.
Ex-international Naka Drotske was hit three times and lost nearly a third of his blood during the attack by three armed men on the outskirts of Pretoria.
SA Rugby tweeted on Friday that "our thoughts are with former Springboks Naka Drotske and Os du Randt and their families." . "The children, no-one else was harmed", Tinus Drotské told Marzanne.
Drotske was reportedly shot three times during the altercation, in the right side of his chest, his stomach and his right arm.
Gauteng police's Kay Makhubele says the suspects were taken in after an intense investigation.
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Drotske was a member of the Springboks World Cup winning team in 1995 and coached the Cheetahs in Super Rugby between 2007 and 2015.
Fortunately, Du Randt was uninjured in the incident, and rushed Drotske towards the nearest hospital.
"He's stable. He's lost a lot of blood but he's stable now", Cameron said.
He required an operation but remains there in a stable condition.
Du Randt raced Naka to hospital‚ but veered off the road‚ causing two tyres to burst in the race to get medical help.
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Drotske won 26 caps for South Africa, scoring three tries.
Naka Drotske (left), with Os du Randt (right).
South Africa's 1995 World Cup win on home soil was the first major sporting event to have taken place in the country following the ending of apartheid.
"We're just totally shocked and we hope that Naka will recover and that Os is okay ... they are friends and legends of the region".
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