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A piece of heart-breaking news is coming into the headlines that a Rugby legend whose name is Greg Rowlands passed away on Sunday. All his fans and dears ones are pouring tribute on social media. Greg’s family members are in grief after his death. He was 73 at the time of his death. He was one of the most well-known and renowned Rugby players who played for Bay of Plenty Rugby Union. The player had earned huge respect and fame in his whole career. Since the news of his death broke out, all his co-players and friends are deeply saddened. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

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How did Greg Rowlands die?

Greg’s death news is announced by the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union. The union wrote a post on Facebook that stated, “It is with a heavy heart we inform the passing of former Bay of Plenty fullback Greg Rowlands. Greg will be sorely missed by all of us in the Bay of Plenty community.” The other players of the Union are also sending their love and prayers to his family. The funeral of Greg will happen on 19 August 2021 (Thursday) at 1:30 PM at the Tauranga Sports Rugby Club in the Tauranga Domain.

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If we talk about Greg’s personal and professional life, Greg was born on 10 December 1947 in Rotorua, New Zealand. He started his career as a Rugby player. He played for the Otumoetai Cadets Club. After that, he played for Bay of Plenty as a first five-eighth in 1969. He represented Bay of Plenty as a fullback at a provincial level. He was also a part of the New Zealand national side. He went on a tour of South America where he played 4 matches for All Blacks that is a New Zealand men’s national rugby union.

Greg Rowlands Death Cause

He played two matches against Argentina. As per the sources, he has played 161 games for Bay of Plenty from 1968 to 1981. After his retirement from the game, he served in broadcasting as a regional general manager of the Radio Network. He also worked as an expert rugby commentary analyst. Grega is the second player of Bay of Plenty who died this month. In 2016, Greg’s family revealed that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for around 18 years. Greg Rowlands took his last breath on Sunday. The cause of his death is yet to be revealed. His family needs our support and concern to go through this time. May his soul Rest In Peace.

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Kritika Kumari, Chief Sub Editor, is part of the entertainment team at Get India News. She eats, sleeps, and drinks entertainment. While Indian films have fuelled her drama as a child, K-dramas have taken her life a notch higher.


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