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RIP Sam Faust

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Kiwi Eagle, May 23, 2011.

  1. Kiwi Eagle

    Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

    +2,425 /31
    What an absolute tragedy this bloke lost his battle this morning. Thoughts go to his wife and 3 young kids, 26 is far too young
  2. Stevo

    Stevo Well-Known Member

    +1,355 /52
    Pardon my ignorance. But who was Sam Faust?
  3. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

    +310 /0
    Very sad news, my thoughts go out to his family.

    Hopefully the RL community will help his wife & kids through this difficult period. IIRC the Men of League foundation was running some kind of appeal to help them?
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    • Kiwi Eagle

      Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

      +2,425 /31
      He played 26 games for the broncos and cowboys around 07 or maybe 08, before getting hit with a rare type of leukemia. They had been trying to raise 500k to get him to America for special treatment
    • Darren

      Darren Well-Known Member

      +509 /20
      saw Ennis promoting that on league show the other day!! gee, he went quick, so sad
    • manlyforever08

      manlyforever08 Active Member

      +38 /0
      Pretty unfortunate that as it's getting coverage, poor bloke passes away :( still head to footysocial.com.au to help with donations. His family are gonna need all the help they can get. RIP Sam :(
    • Masked Eagle

      Masked Eagle Well-Known Member

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      Another reason why the IC and a strong players union is crucial so they can assist players and their families in tragic circumstances such as these.
    • Frank

      Frank Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

      +1,176 /26
      Very sad at any age but 26 is way too young. I hope his wife and kids are looked after.
    • MadMarcus

      MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2016 Tipping Competitor

      +6,056 /54
      Very very sad.

      I must say I was very impressed with Ennis trying to raise money for him. I didn't realise Ennis had such a heart. I suppose just because he is a grub on the field doesn't necessarily mean he is a grub off it.

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