Category: Samoan

Samoan former heavyweight contender Jimmy Thunder dies – ESPN
Former, Samoan

Samoan former heavyweight contender Jimmy Thunder dies – ESPN

11:05 PM ETDan RafaelESPN Senior Writer Close2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodayPopular 1990s Samoan heavyweight contender Jimmy Thunder died on Wednesday in his hometown of Auckland, New Zealand, due to complications from a brain tumor. He was 54.Thunder, who was…

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Samoan rugby player dies after suffering suspected head injury in club game – Stuff.co.nz
Rugby, Samoan

Samoan rugby player dies after suffering suspected head injury in club game – Stuff.co.nz

SAMOAN RUGBY UNION/FACEBOOKFaiva Tagatauli, a former Samoa under-20 flanker, died in hospital after suffering a suspected head injury during a club game.The rugby world is mourning another death after a Samoan player died in hospital four days after a suspected head injury led to a cardiac arrest. The Samoan Rugby Union (SRU) confirmed  that former…

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