Thursday, May 30, 2024

Rugby league community rocked by sudden death of Terry Hill

Australia’s rugby league community is in mourning today following news of the sudden passing of former NSW and Australian player, Terry Hill.

Mr Hill, 52 – who played almost 250 first grade games between 1990 and 2005 – reportedly died from a heart attack in the Philippines.

In a statement, Manly Sea Eagles CEO, Tony Mestrov paid tribute to the former centre, who was part of the club’s 1996 premiership team.

“Terry was a much loved and respected figure at not only at the Sea Eagles, but across rugby league, where he played for several clubs,’‘ Mr Mestrov said.

“On behalf of everyone at the Sea Eagles, we offer our deepest and sincere condolences to Terry’s family and friends during this difficult time.

“Terry will always be fondly remembered at Manly.”

Mr Hill was believed to be in the Philippines to help raise money for an orphanage at the time of his death.

The former NSW and Australian rugby league player was married to a Philippines local.

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