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Nevin Spence

16th September 2012 By jess

Nevin Spence

Munster Rugby this morning expresses its profound sadness at the tragic deaths of Nevin Spence, his father Noel and brother Graham on Saturday evening.

22 year old Nevin, who lost his life along with his brother and father in an accident on the family farm, represented Ulster Ravens the previous day in their Interprovincial clash with Munster.

A gifted young rugby player he represented Ireland at Under 20 and Wolfhound level and was on the bench last season when Ulster defeated Munster in the Heineken Cup quarter final at Thomond Park

Munster join with Shane Logan, Chief Executive of Ulster Rugby, who In a statement issued today said: ‘I am deeply saddened by this tragic news. Nevin was a wonderful player but also a wonderful person. He was well liked by everyone who knew him and his loss will be deeply felt by his teammates and everyone at Ulster Rugby.

‘He will be sorely missed and the thoughts of everyone involved in the game are with his family at this time.’


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