According to a report by The South African, Drotské was with his brother, Tienus, his 3 children and Os du Randt after a braai, when 3 heavily armed attackers entered the home.
South African Rugby tweeted their well-wishes, saying: "Our thoughts are with former #Springboks Naka Drotske and Os du Randt and their families, who were the victims of a robbery near Pretoria last night".
Gauteng police's Kay Makhubele says the suspects were taken in after an intense investigation.
"Naka jumped up and stormed them, and then they shot him three times, and then they luckily fled".
He underwent surgery at Netcare Montana hospital in Pretoria and will require another operation on an arm.
Former Springbok hooker and Super Rugby coach Naka Drotske was in a "stable" condition in hospital Friday after being shot during an armed robbery outside Pretoria.
Verster later told radio station OFM: 'The news was absolutely shocking.
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He also coached the Free State Cheetahs between 2007 and 2015.
"I had a chat with Os this morning". Du Randt and the others at the scene escaped harm.
'A fight ensued and it went out onto the veranda or lawn, and when one of them drew a firearm to fend them off, Naka was shot.
Drotske played in England for two years later in his career after joining London Irish in 2001.
Former Springboks flanker Solly Tybilika was killed in what police described as a random shooting at a bar in Cape Town in 2011.
South Africa's national football team captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot and killed in a robbery on the outskirts of Johannesburg in 2014.