This Monday the sad news of the death of the 25-year-old rugby player in a car accident was known.
On Monday morning, the world of rugby was shocked by the sad news of the death of Sean Wainui, one of the stars of the All Blacks, Team New Zealand, who worked on the Chiefs in the Super Rugby and Bay of Plenty from New Zealand, following a car accident in which he collided with his vehicle into a tree.
“Sean’s death will profoundly affect everyone involved in rugby, particularly his Bay of Plenty and Chiefs teammates, with whom we share his grief,” said Mark Robinson, Managing Director of the New Zealand Rugby Federation. , it’s a statement. The Chiefs also spoke out on their social networks. “Sean has been a very popular and influential figure on the Chiefs and a role model for our young players on and off the field since joining the club in 2018. Our club will not be the same without him and we will miss him deeply. For all of us. We bid you farewell with outstretched arms from the crowds that await you beyond this earthly realm. We leave here stripped and drowned in pain while we weep for you ” , they wrote. “We are heartbroken at this moment. Sean, you were an inspiration and you will never be forgotten,” the All Blacks sentenced.
We are heartbroken right now. Sean, you were an inspiration and you will never be forgotten, “they posted from the All Blacks Twitter account.
In 2016 he began his career in the New Zealand league with the Canterbury Crusaders and in 2018 he had a very important leap towards the Chiefs, the Super Rugby franchise. From that moment he was a figure and even had the opportunity to score five tries in the same match. This was a record for the competition. He was also currently part of the Plenty team.
“Sean’s death will profoundly affect the entire rugby world, especially his Bay of Plenty teammates and the Chiefs, we share his grief and shock,” said NZR CEO Mark Robinson.
This painful loss had an impact around the world and from rugby, each of the members of the national team and teams where Sean played, sent their condolences to his family and friends.
The career of Sean Wainui of the All Blacks and his Super Rugby record.
Sean Wainui was born on October 23, 1995, and, a few days after his 26th birthday, he died after a car accident on Monday. He was one of the figures of the Maori All Blacks, the New Zealand rugby team. In 2016, he started his career in Super Rugby for the Canterbury Crusaders and by 2018 he reached the Chiefs. In mid-2021 he set a record: he is the player with the most tries converted in a Super Rugby match, with the five he scored in a 40-7 win over NSW Waratahs.