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New Zealand rugby star Connor Garden-Bachop dies at 25 after 'medical event'
New Zealand rugby star Connor Garden-Bachop dies at 25 after 'medical event'

New Zealand rugby star Connor Garden-Bachop passed away suddenly on Monday following a “medical event,” New Zealand Rugby announced Tuesday.

Gatland welcomes prospect of new investment in rugby
Gatland welcomes prospect of new investment in rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says rugby should welcome the prospect of a new external cash injection as Qatar prepares to invest in the sport.

Any ideas for a mask? Mbappe contacts rugby captain Dupont
Any ideas for a mask? Mbappe contacts rugby captain Dupont

Kylian Mbappe’s chances of playing for France against the Netherlands at the European Championship remain unclear, but if he does make it to the pitch in Leipzig, he will wear a protective mask after breaking his nose on Monday.

New Zealand rugby star Connor Garden-Bachop dies at 25
New Zealand rugby star Connor Garden-Bachop dies at 25

Bachop has died at age 25 after an unspecified "medical event," New Zealand Rugby said on Tuesday.Police said they were called to the scene of a sudden death in Christchurch on Monday evening. It is not being treated as suspicious and will be referred to the coroner.

Connor Garden-Bachop, New Zealand rugby player, dies aged 25 after a ‘medical event’
Connor Garden-Bachop, New Zealand rugby player, dies aged 25 after a ‘medical event’

Rugby union player Connor Garden-Bachop has died aged 25 after a “medical event,” New Zealand Rugby confirmed on Tuesday.

New Zealand Super Rugby player Connor Garden-Bachop dies aged 25
New Zealand Super Rugby player Connor Garden-Bachop dies aged 25

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Highlanders’ Super Rugby player and Maori All Black Connor Garden-Bachop died suddenly on Monday. He was 25.

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