NEWS Paul Green dead at 49

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The Australian reports:
The 49-year-old passed away at his Brisbane home on Thursday morning. A post-mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of his death. Friends have revealed Green had not complained about being ill and have been left shocked and devastated by his passing.​



PLAYER
- Played 162 first grade games
- Moved from Brisbane to join Cronulla in 1994, racking up 95 games for the Sharks
- Joined the Cowboys in 1999, playing 35 games
- Signed with the Roosters where he played 20 games from 2001-2002
- Joined Parramatta in 2003 playing seven matches
- Finished his career at the Broncos after just five games
- Represented Queensland seven times
- Represented Australia and Queensland in the Super League

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- Head coach of the Cowboys for 167 games (2014-2020), winning a premiership in 2015.
- Head coach of Queensland in 2021 State of Origin series
 
Renegade

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whoa! did not see that coming. RIP Green, way too young.
 
Nashy

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Holy Shit. Was never his biggest fan but holy shit.
 
Dazza 92

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Condolances to his family.....was just getting over the news of ONJ passing away also...
 
Culhwch

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Terrible news. Was never a fan of his as a coach but I remember him as a player who always gave everything on the field.
 
ningnangnong

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Fucking hell, what a shock.

RIP mate.
 
Accept

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Totally shocking. He was a terrific little HB and as a coach, he took the Cowboys to the next level and all the way to the top. Far too young. RIP.
 
broncos4life

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Truly awful. RIP Greeny.
 
DanG

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so many passings this year especially sporting figures, RIP Paul, i work at the same school his son is at, cant imagine what he's feeling.
 
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nopatience101

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Terrible news. It’s going to hit a lot of people very hard.
 
Jedhead

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He was a tough little rooster when playing for the Sharks. Hard to fathom as his outward show of toughness and robustness just does not equate with his death at such an early age.

Quite a shock. RIP Greeny. Condolences to his family and friends.
 
Sproj

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What on earth???? No way, I cannot believe this. Always seemed like a great guy!
 
BroncosFever

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Shocking news, was never a fan of his but that's purely because he was the coach of one our key rivals, probably our biggest rival in recent times.

As a guy who supports Wynnum, will never forget the run he had at Wynnum as the coach there before he got his opportunity in the NRL.
 
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Very sad, the Dolphins had him ready to be on staff next year and he would have thrived.

He had his quirks but he was a true league man and that can't be faulted. From Wynnum, Tigers, Sharks, Cowboys, Broncos, Roosters and Eels lots of clubs will be upset today.
 

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