Rising Kiwi rugby star Wainui dies in car crash


Sean Wainui taking a kick during the rugby union match between the New Zealand Maoris and Samoa in Wellington recently. New Zealand rugby was mourning the death of the record-breaking Super Rugby try scorer after the 25-year-old died in a car accident. – AFP pic, October 18, 2021.

RECORD-breaking Super Rugby try scorer Sean Wainui died in a car crash today, plunging New Zealand rugby into mourning.

The 25-year-old rising star died in a single-vehicle accident when his vehicle hit a tree, police said.


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