TWITTER REACTION TO LOMU’S DEATH
“Our thoughts are with the @JONAHTALILOMU family tonight. A very special person. @AllBlacks,” former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick.
“The King! The game changer! A true gentleman of the game. RIPJonah #Superstar,” Wallabies star Kurtley Beale.
“Our thoughts go out to Jonah Lomu’s family, @AllBlacks, and the Rugby community. A legend of the game. #RipJonah,” The Australian Rugby Union.
– “I am so, so devastated to hear of the passing away of @JONAHTALILOMU The greatest superstar and just a fabulous human being. Deeply saddened” – Former England star Jonny Wilkinson
“I still can’t believe the sad news. Love & thoughts go out to Jonahs family #RIPJonah.”
– All Blacks playmaking great Dan Carter.
– “1994 I was 11years old & saw my hero play for the All Blacks..A legend of the game & someone I wanted to be. #Jonah_Lomu #Can_Be_Only_One 11” – All Blacks winger Cory Jane
– “Was in mexico yesterday and people were speaking about @JONAHTALILOMU .. You made rugby what it Is today Jonah… Love to you n the family” – All Black Israel Dagg
– “Deeply saddened to hear of Jonah Lomu’s unexpected passing this morning. The thoughts of the entire country are with his family.” – NZ Prime Minister John Key
– “Jonah was a legend of our game and loved by his many fans both here and around the world.” – New Zealand rugby chief executive Steve Tew
“Can’t believe that Jonah Lomu has passed away. Was with him and his wife and family for an evening last month. So sad, life is so cruel. RIP Jonah you were a true legend and a gentleman.You changed the game of rugby and will be sorely missed. My thoughts are with your family.” – former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies