Jonah Lomu, rampaging wing who transformed rugby, 1975-2015

Jonah Lomu, rampaging wing who transformed rugby, 1975-2015
New Zealand rugby player Jonah Lomu

Lomu played 73 times for the All Blacks and scored 43 tries in a career stretching from 1994 to 2002

Jonah Lomu, the New Zealand rugby player whose World Cup try-scoring feats helped promote the game to a global audience, has died at the age of 40.

Lomu, who played 73 times for the All Blacks and scored 43 tries in a career stretching from 1994 to 2002, died unexpectedly in Auckland Wednesday, New Zealand Rugby said in a statement. His career was cut short by kidney disease.

“We are all shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden death of...

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