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Former Wallaby Dan Vickerman dies aged 37

Sporting News logo Sporting News 19/02/2017

Dan Vickerman. © Getty Images Dan Vickerman. The rugby world is in shock after the passing of former Wallabies forward Dan Vickerman overnight.

He was 37.

Circumstances around his death are not considered to be suspicious.

Vickerman played 63 Tests for Australia and leaves behind a wife and two children.

Dan Vickerman in 2011. © AAP Image Dan Vickerman in 2011. In an 11-year professional career, Vickerman played for the Brumbies and Waratahs in Australia and Northampton in England.

He helped the Wallabies win the 2011 Tri Nations trophy and played his last Test at the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

His playing career was cut short after an ongoing leg injury in 2012.

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