R.I.P Jonah Lomu

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mig
mig Member Posts: 7,154
edited 19. Nov 2015, 08:50 in Community Chit-chat archive
The great All Blacks rugby player Jonah Lomu has passed away at the age of 40 after fighting kidney disease. R.I.P. Mig

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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    His death came as a shock, I knew he was ill but this was out-of-the-blue. I remember the comments about him when he first burst onto the rugby world stage, all concerning his size and strength - he set a new standard and now they're all giants!

    He leaves a widow and two young sons. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,655
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Such a shame, so young.

    I suppose the kidney issues just put too much pressure on his heart.

    Thinking of his wife and kids :(