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Rugby: Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman dies aged 37


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Rugby: Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman dies aged 37

The world of rugby was sent into shock on Sunday following the news that former Australia international Dan Vickerman has died at his home in Sydney.

The South African-born lock was 37.

No details about his death have been disclosed.

He played 63 tests for the Wallabies having made his debut in 2002 and featured in three world cups, the last of which was the 2011 tournament in New Zealand, where he helped his side reach the semi-finals.

He retired from the sport in 2012 due to a leg injury.

Vickerman is survived by his wife and two sons.

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