Tributes Poor In For The Late, Great Jonah Lomu
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New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu has died unexpectedly in Auckland at the age of 40.
The former All Black, who scored 37 tries in 63 caps for his country, has suffered from sever kidney problems since retiring in 2002.
Tributes have been pouring in for the greatest rugby player the world has ever seen.
NZR CEO Steve Tew: “….Jonah was a legend of our game and loved by his many fans both here and around the world.”
— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) November 18, 2015
— Leinster Rugby (@leinsterrugby) November 18, 2015
My thoughts and love are with the family of Jonah Lomu . Spent some time with him during the RWC. True gent and great man. #RIPJonah
— Scott Quinnell (@ScottQuinnell) November 18, 2015
Devastated the greatest ever has passed away! The worlds in mourning for such an amazing talent yet genuine & humble human. R.I.P Jonah Lomu
— James O’Connor (@JamesOConnor832) November 18, 2015
— George Gregan (@GeorgeGregan) November 18, 2015
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) November 18, 2015