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    Jonah Lomu, 1975-2015

    The great man is gone at the age of just 40.

    All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dies - report | Stuff.co.nz


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    Terrible news, far far too young.
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    Terrible news

    Legend, young family, apparently a lovely man

    RIP

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    Living to see his sons turn 21 is All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu's greatest goal | Stuff.co.nz

    I didn't want to feel this

    Absolute beast of a man, one of a kind.


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    No words. A sporting genius.

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    Tragedy to hear of the big man's passing. The most destructive wingback of all time, and his feats are all the more amazing given he was seriously unwell for the majority of his career.
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    News special on him, god he was such a gun bloke

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    Absolute wrecking ball on the field, the likes of which will never be seen again I don't think. Also the namesake of the best rugby game of all time.

    RIP big marn. Legend.

    THE SEASONS BRING RELIEF. JUST LET ME LIVE AND DIE IN PEACE

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    Awful news. RIP big fella.
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    **** me this is grim news. Partly because he was 15 younger than me, a sobering thought if ever there was one, but equally because despite his health problems when you think of him you always think of his playing days when he simply looked indestructible.

    Coincidentally, or perhaps not, same cause of death as Vic Trumper

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    RIP, really saddened by this.

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    RIP big guy

    The Hurricanes team with him and Cullen and Tana was the best.
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    I need u like Henry Nicholls needs batting school
    He was terrible in that series
    I need u like Ross Taylor needed to be fit
    He's way better than Henry Nicholls
    And now all I can think about is your smile
    and that ****** test series too
    Losing to Australia sucked and I miss you
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    RIP Craig Walsh

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    Geez, at just 40? RIP.
    do you think people will be allowed to make violins?
    who's going to make the violins?

    forever 63*

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